Vicknair to lead teachers' retirement system

September 8, 2017

Baton Rouge—At its September meeting, the TRSL Board of Trustees selected Dana L. Vicknair to become director of the $18.7 billion retirement system.

Vicknair currently serves as TRSL’s assistant director. She joined TRSL in 1995 and was chief financial officer for six years before her appointment as assistant director in 2004.

She will replace Maureen H. Westgard, who is retiring to become the executive director for the National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR).

Vicknair received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southeastern Louisiana University. She is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and has served on its Committee on Retirement and Benefits Administration. She is also a member of the organization, Women in Management. 
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