Principal/Administrator Trustee Vacancy Declared

Applications from interested parties due at noon, April 19, 2024

March 21, 2024, in accordance with the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) Bylaws, following Principal/Administrator Trustee Dr. Jerry Travlos’ resignation, the CTPF Board of Trustees declared a vacancy in a Principal/Administrator Trustee position. 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a candidate statement, outlining qualifications and interest to Carlton W. Lenoir, Sr., Executive Director, at, no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, April 19, 2024. 

A Committee has been appointed to review candidates and make a recommendation to the Board of Trustees to fill the vacancy. The Vacancy Committee appointed by CTPF President Jeff Blackwell includes Trustees Tammie F. Vinson (Chair), Paula S. Barajas, and Jacquelyn Price Ward. The committee will meet on May 3, 2024, to review applications and make a recommendation to the Board of Trustees for their May 16, 2024, meeting. Find meeting information at 

Candidate Eligibility  

A candidate for the Principal/Administrator Trustee position must meet the following eligibility criteria:  

  • Be a Principal/Administrator as defined in 40 ILCS 5/17-106.1;  

  • Be nominated by a petition signed by at least 25 contributors who are Principals/Administrators, as provided in 40 ILCS 5/17-139(3). 

The individual appointed to fill the position will serve until the scheduled election in November 2024. An election will be held in November 2024 to fill the position through the remainder of the term, which runs through November 2025. Petitions for the 2024 election will be available on April 1, 2024. Interested members should email to request a nomination packet.