Copper certified as Employee Trustee

December 20, 2019
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OAK BROOK, Ill -- The IMRF Board of Trustees today certified current Employee Trustee Natalie Copper for a new five-year term of office beginning January 1, 2020. Copper, whose current term expires at the end of the year, was unopposed in an Employee Trustee election that had been planned for earlier in the year.

An image of Board of Trustee, Natalie Copper

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."

Copper's new five-year term will run through December 31, 2024.