Copper confirmed as Employee Trustee

September 27, 2019
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OAK BROOK, Ill -- Current Trustee Natalie Copper is running unopposed for the 2019 Employee Trustee election. Therefore, IMRF will not hold an election for Employee Trustee.

An image of Board of Trustee, Natalie Copper

The Board of Trustees will certify Copper as Employee Trustee at its December meeting. Her new five-year term of office will run from January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2024.

Copper has served on the IMRF Board as an Employee Trustee since January 2010. Twice she has been Board President, in 2014 and 2018. She has also chaired the Benefits Review Committee and currently serves on the Legislative and Investment Committees.

Copper is a School-Age Child Care Site Coordinator at Evanston School District 65. She has been an active member of the Illinois Education Association since 1982, and the President of her local association since 2000.

“I'm grateful for the opportunity to continue to represent education-support professionals on the IMRF Board," Copper said. “IMRF is one of the leading public pensions in the nation, and I look forward to continuing to help it stay that way."