Antwaun Smith has been elected chairman of the board of trustees of the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System (MOSERS) in Jefferson City.
Smith, co-founder of the St. Joseph and Kansas City-based Smith Law Office, serves on the MOSERS board as one of two members appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon. He began his term on August 10, 2011, and was elected chairman on Jan. 17.
MOSERS is a public employee retirement system managing over $8 billion in assets. The system administers retirement, long-term disability, life insurance, and deferred compensation benefits for approximately 107,000 present and former state employees and their beneficiaries.
The MOSERS Board of Trustees has overall responsibility for oversight of the management of system assets, as well as administration of the system’s benefit programs. The board provides strategic leadership for the organization and has broad authority for the organizational governance of the system.