Nominate CSEA First VP Michael Bilbrey for CalPERS

2013 Board Member-At-Large Election

From CalPERS:

An election is being held to fill the two Member-At-Large representatives (Position A and Position B) for the CalPERS Board of Administration. The term of the incumbents, Joseph (JJ) Jelincic (Position A) and Michael Bilbrey (Position B), will expire on January 15, 2014. The new term of office will begin on January 16, 2014 and run through January 15, 2018.


Each potential candidate must submit an official Nomination Petition form which is endorsed by at least 250 active or retired (excluding survivors and beneficiaries) members. Only a Nomination Petition supplied by CalPERS or a copy of that form will be acceptable.

You are eligible to vote in this election if you are a CalPERS member active as of July 1, 2013 or a retired member (excluding survivors and beneficiaries) whose effective date of retirement is on or before July 1, 2013. A ballot package will be mailed to your home address on August 30, 2013 and you can vote for a candidate through September 27, 2013.

From You:

Volunteers are collecting signatures now. Ask your Site Representative or contact a CSEA Board Member for the Nomination Petition.

About Michael:

CalPERS Board of Administration–elected representative of active and retired CalPERS members


  • Performance, Compensation & Talent Management, Vice Chair
  • Investment
  • Pension & Health Benefits
  • Risk & Audit

Michael Bilbrey has been a CalPERS member for more than 21 years and works as a Bookstore Operations Coordinator at Citrus Community College in Glendora, California.

He serves as 1st Vice President of the California School Employees Association (CSEA), which represents more than 216,000 classified employees in California’s public schools and community colleges. Michael has served as a statewide labor leader for more than 18 years, including as chair of CSEA’s investment committee, managing a multi-million-dollar investment portfolio.

Michael is Co-Chair of Labor United for Universal Healthcare, a coalition of more than 40 unions and labor-allied organizations and works diligently on Health and Welfare issues for CSEA members and their families. He is also a member of the UCLA Labor Center Advisory Committee.

Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Nomination Petitions for the Member-At-Large Position B representative on the CalPERS Board of Administration are due to our Orange Field Office by April 29, 2013.