Dale E. Amaral, a Commander in the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, was elected to the position of Safety Members Representative on the ACERA Board of Retirement in January 2005. He is Chair of the Board Officers. Mr. Amaral is Chair of the CEO Evaluation and CEO Succession Committees. He is a member of the Investment Committee.
Tarrell V. Gamble is the 1st Vice-Chair of the Board of Retirement and is currently Chair of the Audit and By-Laws Committees. He is Vice-Chair of the Operations Committee. He is a member of the Investment, Retirees, CEO Evaluation, and CEO Succession Committees.
Annette Cain-Darnes is the Second Vice-Chair to the Board of Retirement and is Chair of the Investment and Budget Committees. She is Vice-Chair of the CEO Evaluation Committee. She is a member of the Operations, Retirees, Audit, By-Laws, Governance, CEO Succession Committees.
Ms. Basgal was first appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to the ACERA Board of Retirement in 2003. Ms. Basgal was the 2016 Chair of the Board Officers and is the current Chair of the Actuarial Committee. She is Vice-Chair of the Governance and CEO Succession Committees. She is a member of the Investment, Audit, and Budget Committees.
Supervisor Keith Carson serves as a member of Alameda County Board of Supervisors and is currently the Board President. Supervisor Carson represents the Fifth District of Alameda County on a platform dedicated to inclusive and accessible government. The Fifth District include the cities of Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont and large portions of Oakland, namely the West Oakland, North Oakland, Rockridge, Montclair neighborhoods, and portions of the Fruitvale, Dimond, and San Antonio districts. Supervisor Carson works to bring together people who have a wealth of talent and creative resources to address our shared problems within numerous areas, including access to health care, ending poverty, crime, homelessness, improving business retention, and addressing the scarcity of jobs in our communities.
Liz Koppenhaver is Chair of the Retirees Committee. She is a member of the Operations, Investment, Actuarial, Budget, CEO Evaluation, CEO Succession, and Governance Committees. In 1998, Ms. Koppenhaver became the first woman to serve as Safety Trustee on the Board of the Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association and one of the few female safety trustees in any of the ’37 Act counties. She served in this capacity for seven years.
Elizabeth Rogers is chair of the Operations Committee. Ms. Rogers is Vice-Chair of the Budget and By-Laws Committees. She is a member of the Investment, Retirees, Actuarial, Audit, CEO Succession, and Governance Committees.
Ms. Rogers is a Deputy Public Defender with the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office.
Darryl L. Walker, Sr. is serving his third term on ACERA’s Board after being elected as its inaugural Alternate Safety Board Trustee. In this capacity, Mr. Walker votes in the absence of other elected members (except the Retiree Trustee) and is a member of the Investment Committee. This ensures elected member Board representation at all times. In May of 2008, Mr. Walker was elected to the SACRS Board of Directors.
The County Treasurer-Tax Collector is an Ex-Officio member of the Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association Board of Trustees. During his tenure as trustee, he has served on all committees and chaired the Board.
George Wood is Chair of the Governance Committee. He is Vice-Chair of the Investments, Retirees, and Audit Committees, He is a member of the Operations, Actuarial, Budget, By-Laws, CEO Evaluation, and CEO Succession Committees.
Mr. Wood was born in Oakland, California in 1960, and grew up in Orinda. He attended local public schools, and was active in sports, playing soccer in both high school and part of college.