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Priya Mathur appointed President, California Public Employees' Retirement System Board of Administration

Jan. 19, 2018: Priya Mathur has been appointed as the President of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration, and Rob Feckner has been appointed as the Board’s Vice President, officials at the state government agency announced on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Mathur is the first female President of the CalPERS Board. Feckner was previously the Board’s President and Vice President. Mathur has worked for the CalPERS Board since 2002. She represents public employees on the Board. She is currently on four committees: Governance, Investment, Pension and Health Benefits, and Risk and Audit. She is the Chairman of the Pension and Health Benefits Committee, and she is the Vice Chairman of the Governance Committee. Mathur is a principal financial analyst for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, she is on the Principles for Responsible Investment Board, and she is a member of the Investor Advisory Council for Astia, a non-profit organization that works for the success of women-led, high-growth ventures. Feckner represents school members on the CalPERS Board, which he joined in 1999. He is currently on four Board committees: Governance, Investment, Pension and Health Benefits, and Risk and Audit. He has worked for the Napa Valley Unified School District for more than forty years, and he is a past president of the California School Employees Association.

Dan Mann hired as Executive Director, Louisville International Airport

  
Jan. 19, 2018: Dan Mann has been hired as the Executive Director of the Louisville International Airport and Bowman Field, effective in March, 2018. Mann succeeds Skip Miller, who has held the post since 2003 and is scheduled to retire in March, 2018. Mann arrives in Louisville from Columbia, S.C., where he has been the Executive Director of the Columbia, S.C. Metropolitan Airport. Before he arrived in Columbia, Mann was the Executive Director of the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and he was an airport Manager in Casper, Wyoming.

Edward Prado nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Argentina

  
Jan. 19, 2018: Edward C. Prado was nominated as the U.S. Ambassador to Argentina on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Prado, of Texas, has been a U.S. Judge for nearly thirty-five years. He has been a U.S. Court of Appeals Judge for the Fifth Circuit for the past fourteen years. For nineteen years, he was a U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Texas. Prado was appointed by the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court as the Chairman of the Criminal Justice Active Review Committee, as a Member of the Federal Judicial Center Board, and as a Member of the Defender Services Committee and Judicial Branch Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States. Before he took office as a Judge, Prado was the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas. Prado received his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Richard Montoni to retire as Maximus Chief Executive Officer on April 1, 2018

  
Jan. 19, 2018: Richard Montoni plans to retire as the Chief Executive Officer of government services contractor Maximus on April 1, 2018. Bruce Caswell has been hired to succeed Montoni as the CEO. Caswell is Maximus’ President, also. Caswell has held several senior-level positions at Maximus since he joined the company in 2004, overseeing all segments of the company’s business. He led the growth of the company’s health services segment, the company’s largest division. Montoni plans to remain at Maximus as a Senior Adviser to the CEO.

Timothy Sims, six others hired as Members, Wichita Citizen Review Board

  
Jan. 19, 2018: Seven people were hired as Members of the newly-created Wichita, Kan., Citizen Review Board on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, by City Manager Robert Layton and Police Chief Gordon Ramsay. Layton said the main purposes of the board are to help improve oversight, accountability and transparency of the Wichita Police Department. The Board is also charged with reviewing the policies of the Police Department and the conduct of department personnel. Members of the board include Timothy Sims, the senior pastor at Planeview Church of God in Christ; Dennis Bender, the executive director of the Union Rescue Mission; Jay Fowler, a lawyer and partner with Foulston Siefkin; Robert Thompson, a logistics manager with Cargill; Anabel Larumbe, a community advocate and employee at Greg Beuke Law Office; Tonja Sowder, the vice president of human resources at Syndeo Outsourcing; and Shaun Rojas, the Kansas Leadership Center's director of civic engagement.

Dave Wallen hired as Senior Vice President, Advanced Cyber, KeyW Corporation

  
Jan. 19, 2018: Dave Wallen has been hired as the Senior Vice President of Advanced Cyber at national security contractor KeyW Corporation, effective on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Wallen has more than thirty years of experience working on strategies, growth and teams working for the intelligence community. Wallen was most recently a Senior Vice President at ManTech International since 2011, where he built and increased the size of the company’s Operations and Exploitation business. That division has more than $175 million in annual revenue. KeyW is based in Hanover, Md., an unincorporated area in the Baltimore-Annapolis area in northwestern Anne Arundel County, Md., and eastern Howard County, Maryland.

Rob Feckner appointed Vice President, California Public Employees' Retirement System Board of Administration

  
Jan. 19, 2018: Priya Mathur has been appointed as the President of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration, and Rob Feckner has been appointed as the Board’s Vice President, officials at the state government agency announced on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Mathur is the first female President of the CalPERS Board. Feckner was previously the Board’s President and Vice President. Mathur has worked for the CalPERS Board since 2002. She represents public employees on the Board. She is currently on four committees: Governance, Investment, Pension and Health Benefits, and Risk and Audit. She is the Chairman of the Pension and Health Benefits Committee, and she is the Vice Chairman of the Governance Committee. Mathur is a principal financial analyst for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, she is on the Principles for Responsible Investment Board, and she is a member of the Investor Advisory Council for Astia, a non-profit organization that works for the success of women-led, high-growth ventures. Feckner represents school members on the CalPERS Board, which he joined in 1999. He is currently on four Board committees: Governance, Investment, Pension and Health Benefits, and Risk and Audit. He has worked for the Napa Valley Unified School District for more than forty years, and he is a past president of the California School Employees Association.