Election And Appointment Process



Six of the seats on the 12-member Retirement Board are elected by their membership group: two by active general members, two by active safety members, and two by retired members. 

Nominations for candidates should be directed to the Contra Costa County Elections Department. 


Five members of the Retirement Board are appointed by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors. To be considered, candidates must be County residents, must not be CCCERA members or retirees, and may not market any investment, consulting, or related service to CCCERA’s Retirement Board or any other 1937 Act Retirement Board.

Application forms can by obtained from the Contra Costa County Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.


Time commitments, conflicts of interest and fiduciary liability apply to all board positions. 

Retirement Board Membership