January 19, 2021 10:00 a.m.


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Open Session

Item 1 – Call to Order – No Materials

Item 2 – Public Comment – No Materials

Consent Matters

Item 3 – Minutes of the December 9, 2020 regular meeting

Item 4A – Duke, Scott. Staff recommendation dated January 19, 2021 (confidential)

Item 4B – Evans, Craig. Staff recommendation dated January 19, 2021 (confidential)

Item 4C – Logan-Winder, Meshea. Staff recommendation dated January 19, 2021 (confidential)

Item 4D – Pradovan, Shannon. Staff recommendation dated January 19, 2021 (confidential)

Item 4E – Reference: General Law and Authorized Board Actions on Disability Retirement Proposed Decisions

Item 5 – Ratification of Service Retirement Application Approvals – December 2020

Item 6 – State Association of County Retirement Systems Legislative Update – January 2021

Item 7 – Quarterly CEO Delegated Authority Expense Report - December 2020

Item 8 – CEO Performance Evaluation Policy

Item 9 – Board Education Compliance Report for 2020

Item 10 – Placement Agent Disclosure Report – Fourth Quarter 2020

Item 11 – Monthly Investment Manager Activity, Compliance, and Watch List Reports – November and December 2020

Item 12 – Monthly Report of New Investment Activity - December 2020

Executive Reports

Item 13 – Chief Executive Officer’s Report – No Materials

Item 14 – Chief Investment Officer’s Report – No Materials

Administrative Matters

Item 15Retirement Board Election Policy
Staff to recommend amendment to Retirement Board Election Policy regarding electronic submission of candidate nomination papers. Deliberation and action.

Item 16Subrogation Claims Policy
Staff to recommend Board affirm Subrogration Claims Policy, which sets guidelines and procedures for the recovery of cost associated with benefits payable by SCERS because of an injury or death to a SCERS member. Deliberation and action.

Item 17Strategic Planning Discussion
Staff and Board to discuss SCERS Mission Statement and Vision Statement. Receive and file.

Item 18IT Modernization Program Quarterly Review
Staff to provide quarterly update on Pension Administration System project. Receive and file.

Item 19Video Production Services​
Staff to recommend Board authorize CEO to amend contract with Bongo Post for additional member education videos for SCERS website. Deliberation and action.

Item 20Tenant Improvement Budget
Staff to present Tenant Improvement budget and recommend Board authorize CEO to spend up to $600,000 in reimbursable expenses for office renovations and equipment, per the lease renewal.

Benefit Matters

Item 21Membership Policy
Staff to recommend Board approve clarifying amendments to Membership Policy regarding eligibility thresholds and administrative error process. Deliberation and action.

Investment Matters

Item 22Board and Staff Personal Information Policy
Staff to recommend Board approve policy to limit the use of personal information and personal identification documents of Board members and Staff in SCERS investment contracts. Deliberation and action.

Item 23Education: Real Assets
Staff and Cliffwater to provide overview of the role that the Real Assets class plays in the SCERS portfolio. Receive and file.