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Travel for retirement system board members

Members of the School Employees Retirement System board made a total of 67 trips to conferences at a cost of about $241,000 funded by the organization from fiscal years 2009-12. Hover over the cities below to see how many trips they took there and total cost spent for those trips. Below is a breakdown of that travel by cost and by conference attended, sorted by board member and the trip cost.

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Board member Name of conference* Destination Dates of conferences Cost
Anderson, Mark NCPERS Annual Conference New York May 5-10, 2012 $4,752
Anderson, Mark NCPERS Annual Conference & trustee seminar Miami May 21-26, 2011 $3,954
Anderson, Mark IFEBP Orlando Nov. 6-12, 2010 $3,585
Anderson, Mark IFEBP/CAPPP San Antonio Nov. 14-20, 2009 $3,500
Anderson, Mark NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Nevada May 1-6, 2010 $3,409
Anderson, Mark IFEBP Annual Conference New Orleans Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2012 $3,058
Anderson, Mark NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Beverly Hills, Calif. April 30-May 8, 2009 $2,699
Anderson, Mark NCPERS Legislative Conference Washington DC Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2011 $1,998
Anderson, Mark AFSCME Pension & Trustee San Francisco Feb. 3-7, 2009 $1,026
        Total: $27,981
Edwards, Nancy IFEBP Wharton refresher Philadelphia Dept. 11-15, 2012 $5,676
Edwards, Nancy IFEBP Wharton Philadelphia May 23-26, 2011 $5,263
        Total: $10,939
Faragher, Madonna IFEBP Wharton refresher Philadelphia Sept. 11-15, 2012 $5,993
Faragher, Madonna IFEBP Wharton Philadelphia Sept. 19-25, 2010 $5,946
Faragher, Madonna IFEBP Wharton international investing San Francisco July 25-27, 2012 $4,662
Faragher, Madonna IFEBP Wharton California July 19-21, 2011 $4,355
Faragher, Madonna IFEBP/CAPPP San Antonio Nov. 14-20, 2009 $3,570
Faragher, Madonna IFEBP Health Care management Seattle July 13-17, 2009 $2,896
Faragher, Madonna NCPERS Legislative Conference Washington DC Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2011 $1,981
Faragher, Madonna Managing Labor's Capital conference Boston April 21-23, 2010 $1,327
        Total: $30,730
Howell, Mary Ann IFEBP Annual Conference San Antonio Nov. 14-20, 2009 $3,299
Howell, Mary Ann IFEBP Orlando Nov. 6-12, 2010 $2,865
Howell, Mary Ann IFEBP Annual Conference New Orleans Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2012 $2,619
Howell, Mary Ann NCPERS Annual Conference & trustee seminar Miami May 21-26, 2011 $2,558
Howell, Mary Ann AFSCME Pension & Trustee San Francisco Feb. 3-7, 2009 $1,181
Howell, Mary Ann NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Nevada May 1-6, 2010 $100
        Total: $12,622
Moss, Catherine NCPERS Annual Conference New York May 5-10, 2012 $4,840
Moss, Catherine NCPERS Annual Conference & trustee seminar Miami May 21-26, 2011 $3,960
Moss, Catherine NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Beverly Hills, Calif. April 30-May 8, 2009 $3,881
Moss, Catherine IFEBP Annual Conference New Orleans Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2012 $3,770
Moss, Catherine IFEBP/CAPPP San Antonio Nov. 14-20, 2009 $3,710
Moss, Catherine NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Nevada May 1-6, 2010 $3,538
Moss, Catherine IFEPB Orlando Nov. 6-12, 2010 $3,286
Moss, Catherine IFEBP Health Care management Seattle July 13-17, 2009 $2,170
Moss, Catherine NLA, Health Care Reform Chicago Aug. 10, 2011 $1,416
Moss, Catherine NCPERS Legislative Conference Washington DC Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2011 $365
        Total: $30,936
Overholser, Barbara IFEBP Health Care management Seattle July 13-17, 2009 $2,860
        Total: $2,860
Phillips, Barbra IFEBP Wharton refresher Philadelphia Sept. 11-15, 2012 $6,270
Phillips, Barbra IFEBP Wharton Philadelphia Sept. 19-25, 2010 $6,012
Phillips, Barbra IFEBP Wharton international investing San Francisco July 25-27, 2012 $4,729
Phillips, Barbra IFEBP Wharton California July 19-21, 2011 $4,663
Phillips, Barbra IFEBP Annual Conference New Orleans Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2012 $4,587
Phillips, Barbra IFEPB Orlando Nov. 6-12, 2010 $4,273
Phillips, Barbra NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Beverly Hills, Calif. April 30-May 8, 2009 $4,169
Phillips, Barbra NCPERS Annual Conference & trustee seminar Miami May 21-26, 2011 $4,101
Phillips, Barbra IFEBP/CAPPP San Antonio Nov. 14-20, 2009 $3,666
Phillips, Barbra NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Nevada May 1-6, 2010 $3,409
Phillips, Barbra NCPERS Legislative Conference Washington DC Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2011 $2,252
Phillips, Barbra AFSCME Pension & Trustee San Francisco Feb. 3-7, 2009 $1,422
        Total: $49,553
Rossler, James IFEBP Wharton international investing San Francisco July 25-27, 2012 $5,691
Rossler, James NCPERS Annual Conference New York May 5-10, 2012 $4,124
Rossler, James NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Beverly Hills, Calif. April 30-May 8, 2009 $4,003
Rossler, James IFEBP Orlando Nov. 6-12, 2010 $3,441
Rossler, James NCPERS conference and trustee seminar Nevada May 1-6, 2010 $2,906
Rossler, James IFEBP health benefits Las Vegas Oct. 10-13, 2012 $2,839
Rossler, James NCPERS Annual Conference & trustee seminar Miami May 21-26, 2011 $2,159
Rossler, James NLA, Health Care Reform Chicago Aug. 10, 2011 $1,154
        Total: $26,317
Sensenbrenner, Richard IFEBP Wharton refresher Philadelphia Sept. 11-15, 2012 $5,714
        Total: $5,714
Woolridge, Beverly IFEBP Wharton refresher Philadelphia Sept. 11-15, 2012 $6,025
Woolridge, Beverly Wharton Pennsylvania May 24-27, 2010 $5,526
Woolridge, Beverly IFEBP Wharton California July 19-21, 2011 $4,618
Woolridge, Beverly IFEBP Wharton international investing San Francisco July 25-27, 2012 $4,351
Woolridge, Beverly IFEBP Annual Conference New Orleans Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2012 $4,292
Woolridge, Beverly NCPERS Annual Conference & trustee seminar Miami May 21-26, 2011 $4,175
Woolridge, Beverly CAPPP Illinois June 21, 2010 $4,131
Woolridge, Beverly IFEBP Trustees San Francisco June 14-17, 2009 $3,892
Woolridge, Beverly IFEBP Orlando Nov. 6-12, 2010 $3,845
Woolridge, Beverly IFEBP Trustee Admin Conference Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Feb. 7-9, 2011 $2,884
        Total: $43,739

*Acronyms:
AFSCME: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
CAPPP: Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
IFEBP: International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
NCPERS: National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems

Source: School Employees Retirement System