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Theresa Lochte Reelected to Board of Trustees

Retired teacher Theresa Lochte has been elected by her fellow educators to a second term on the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System.

Trustee Lochte, who was first elected to the board by active and retired teachers in 2007, also sits on the board's administrative and audit committees. She has been active in the Teachers Association of Baltimore County (TABCO) and the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA). She serves on MSEA's Pension Protection Coordinating Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Maryland Retired School Personnel Association. Ms. Lochte also has served on the Trustee Education Committee of the National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR).

Ms. Lochte holds a BA from Mt. St. Agnes College and a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University. She was employed as a speech language pathologist in Baltimore County Public Schools from 1965 until her retirement in 2003. She lives in Ellicott City, Maryland.

In addition to administering the survivor, disability, and retirement benefits of the System's participants, the board of trustees directs the management of a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio, monitors the investment performance of the total trust fund, approves all disability retirements and adopts regulations and procedures necessary to administer the various plans. For more information on the Board of Trustees, including member biographies, photos and committee assignments, click here.

Trustee Lochte's new term will run August 1, 2011, through July 31, 2015.