CalSTRS Re-elects Chair and Vice-Chair for Another Term

April 7, 2006 ( - The board of the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) re-elected Carolyn Widener as Chair and Dana Dillon as Vice-Chair for the 2006 term.

Widener, an English professor at West Los Angeles College, has served as a board member since 2001, according to a CalSTRS announcement. She represents community college faculty and staff, and currently serves on the Benefits and Services Committee, the Compensation Committee, the Board Governance Committee and the Investment Committee.

Dillon is a middle school language arts and social science teacher with the Weed Union Elementary School District, the announcement said. She currently serves on the Audits and Risk Management Committee and the Investment Committee and chairs both the Benefits and Services Committee and Board Governance Committee.

The officer positions are for a one year term although the members’ terms are for a total of four years.