On July 27, Gov. Rauner appointed Francis Idehen, Jr. to a six-year term on the SURS Board of Trustees.
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Steven M. Rock has been chosen to fill an elected active-member seat on the SURS Board of Trustees that was vacant because of a trustee’s resignation.
SURS has received funds from the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) to pay health insurance refunds to retirees and survivors in the State of Illinois Group Health Insurance Plan. Payments are being processed and will be finalized by the June 15, 2015, deadline.
The Illinois Supreme Court has issued a unanimous decision affirming the Sangamon County Circuit Court’s decision that Public Act 98-599 is unconstitutional.
J. Fred Giertz has been elected to serve a six-year term on the SURS Board of Trustees by the System’s annuitant members.
The Fiscal Year 2016 Benefit Choice Period is May 1 through June 1, 2015, for SURS active members as well as annuitants and survivors not enrolled in the Medicare Advantage 'TRAIL' Program.