Governor Abbott Reappoints Brainard To State Pension Review Board

May 1, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Keith Brainard to the State Pension Review Board for a term set to expire on January 31, 2025. The board reviews all Texas public retirement systems, both state and local, for actuarial soundness and compliance with state law.

Keith Brainard of Georgetown is the research director for the National Association of State Retirement Administrators. He has over 30 years of public sector finance experience, with a substantial focus on pensions sponsored by state and local government. He is a former city council member for the City of Georgetown. Brainard received a Bachelor of Arts in government from The University of Texas (UT) at Austin and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT.

This appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.