Baudin wins retiree run-off election for TRSL Board
September 8, 2017Baton Rouge – Jerry J. Baudin, Ph.D., of Baton Rouge, has been re-elected to serve on the TRSL Board of Trustees as a retiree representative. Results from the 2017 retiree run-off election were announced at the board’s September meeting.
Baudin, who currently serves as chairman of the TRSL Board, received 72.34% of the vote against David E. Gullatt, of Simsboro, who finished with 27.66%.
His new four-year term on the TRSL Board begins January 1, 2018, and he will continue to serve as board chair through 2018.
“I am honored that my fellow retirees have placed their trust in me to continue to represent them on the board,” said Baudin. “Protecting the benefits our members have worked for throughout their careers and maintaining the health of the retirement system have and will continue to be my top priority.”
Baudin previously served on the TRSL Board for 22 years, representing actively working members employed at a Louisiana public college or university. After retiring from LSU, he won election to the TRSL Board as a retiree representative in 2013.
The TRSL Board safeguards and manages the System assets held in trust to provide retirement income to retirees and beneficiaries. Board trustees meet monthly to monitor investment performance, review System operations, and develop policies for the administration of the retirement plan.