Jack Ehnes

Public Governor


Governor Since 2018

Committees: Audit Committee, Investment Committee, Regulatory Policy Committee


Professional Experience

  • CEO, CalSTRS (2002 – present)
  • Vice President, Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company (2000 – 2002)
  • Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association Board of Trustees (1989 – 1999)
  • Colorado Insurance Commissioner (1994 – 1999)
  • Council of Institutional Investors (CII), Former Board Member and Board Chair
  • National Institute of Retirement Security (NIRS), Former Board Member

Current Board Service and Affiliations

  • National Counsel on Teacher Retirement (NCTR), President
  • FTSE International, Board of Directors
  • FTSE Environmental Markets Advisory Committee, Chairman
  • FTSE ESG Index Advisory Committee, Member
  • Ceres, Board Member
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Foundation Board (SASB), Board Member
  • Financial Education/Retirement Security Expert Panel of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Board Member


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Cornell University
  • Master’s Degree, Vanderbilt University