Board of Directors

Richard Ingram
NIRS Chair
Former Executive Director
Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois

Dana Bilyeu
NIRS Vice Chair
Executive Director
National Association of State Retirement Administrators

Hank H. Kim, Esq.
NIRS Secretary/Treasurer
Executive Director and Counsel
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems

Kristen Doyle, CFA
NIRS Board Member
Partner & Head of Public Funds
Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting

Kelly Fox
NIRS Board Member
Chief, Stakeholder Relations and External Outreach

Michael Hairston
NIRS Board Member
Senior Pension Specialist
The National Education Association

R. Dean Kenderdine
NIRS Board Member
Executive Director
Maryland State Retirement and Pension System

Gerri Madrid-Davis
NIRS Board Member
Director, Financial Security and Consumer Affairs, State Advocacy & Strategy, Government Affairs

Andrew Sherman
NIRS Board Member
Senior Vice President, National Director of Public Sector Market

Debbie Simonds
NIRS Board Member
President, NCTR | Board Chair, TRS Georgia
National Council on Teacher Retirement | Teachers Retirement System of Georgia

Brian Tobin
NIRS Board Member
Fire Chief
Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical