kansas city public schools retirement system

Board and Staff

The general administration and the responsibility for the proper operation of the retirement system are vested in a board of trustees of twelve persons who are resident taxpayers of the school district and include the superintendent of the school district if a resident, four appointees of the board of education, four trustees elected by the active members of the System, two retired trustees elected by the retirees of the System, and one trustee appointed by the library board. The appointed and elected trustees serve staggered four year terms.

Summary of Board of Trustees’ Roles and Responsibilities

Board of Trustees

(effective January 2022)

Anthony Madry, Chairperson  elected by active members term expires 2022
Lauren Amicone elected by active members term expires 2023
Mark Bedell, Ed.D Superintendent ex-officio
Cecelia Carter appointed by School Board term expires 2025
Horace Coleman, Jr  appointed by School Board term expires 2022
Jamekia Kendrix elected by active members term expires 2025
Roger Offield elected by active members term expires 2024
Beverly Pratt  elected by retired members term expires 2024
Curtis L. Rogers elected by retired members term expires 2022
Debbie Siragusa appointed by Library District term expires 2022
Eddie Smith appointed by School Board term expires 2023
Brian D. Welch appointed by School Board term expires 2024

 

Administrative Staff

Jim Roehner Executive Director
Jill Chaloupka Benefits Data Analyst
Erica Hill Benefits Administrator & Educator
Shannon McClain Benefits Payroll Coordinator
Laura J. Oswald Associate Director
Joe Schaefer IT Manager