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CalTRUST is governed by a Board of Trustees, all of whom are experienced local agency finance professionals, members of the governing body or officers or personnel of public agencies, which are members of the CalTRUST JPA.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for setting overall policies and procedures for the Trust and for hiring and supervising the activities of the Administrator, Investment Advisor, Custodian, Legal Counsel, and other agents of the Trust. Trustee meetings are held on a bi-annual basis at various locations around the State and are open to the public.

The current Board of Trustees is:

  • Dan McAllister, President
    CalTRUST Trustee since February 2007. Treasurer-Tax Collector, San Diego County since November 2002. Board Member, San Diego County Employees Retirement Association; Chair, San Diego Unified School District Special Audit and Finance Committee; Board of Directors, Jackie Robinson YMCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, Pacific South Coast Multiple Sclerosis Society, and San Diego Mental Health America; member of the Clear Channel Advisory Board. Former financial consultant and investment broker with a major national brokerage firm. Also, former member of the Board of Directors of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation and the San Diego State University Diversity and Equity Council.

  • John Colville, Secretary
    CalTRUST Trustee since September 2009. City Treasurer, City of Sacramento since April 2017; Chief Investment Officer, City of Sacramento since 2004. Investment Officer, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) from 2002 to 2004. Portfolio Manager for Barclays Global Investors from 1999 to 2002. Analyst for Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds from 1992 to 1999. Academic background includes MBA (finance) from Golden Gate University and BA degree (Economics) from San Francisco State University. Licensed General Securities Representative (NASD Series 7), General Securities Principle (NASD Series 24), and a Registered Options Principal (Series 4).

  • Don Kent, Treasurer

    CalTRUST Trustee since August 2009. Riverside County Treasurer-Tax Collector since November 6, 2008. Previous positions in the Riverside County Treasurer’s Office include Assistant Investment Officer, Chief Deputy Treasurer-Tax Collector, Assistant Treasurer, and Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector. Prior to the County, financial services industry as a licensed investment executive with PaineWebber Inc. Currently serves as a member of the County’s Investment Oversight Committee, Pension Advisory Review Committee and Deferred Compensation Committee. Vice President of the County’s Schools Financing Corporation and a member of the California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors. Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Finance.

  • Dave Ciapponi, Trustee

    CalTRUST Trustee since January 2003. Assistant General Manager and Treasurer, Westlands Water District, and Treasurer/Secretary, Westlands Water District Financing Corporation, since 1995. Chief Deputy, Fresno County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector and Assistant Retirement Administrator for the Fresno County Employees Retirement Association from 1986 to 1995. Represents Westlands at the state and local levels, including the Board of Directors of the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority. Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

  • Rod Dole, Trustee

    Mr. Dole was the elected Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector of Sonoma County until his retirement in May 2011. There he was responsible for the County's $1.5 billion dollar short term pooled portfolio and was a Trustee of the Sonoma County Employee Retirement Fund, which totals $1.4 billion.  Prior to being elected Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, Mr. Dole served as the elected Auditor-Controller for 20 years. He is a member of the State Controller's Statewide Accounting Standards Committee and Advisory Committee on Property Taxes, and of the County Auditors Committee on Accounting Standards & Procedures. He has served as president of the State Association of County Auditor-Controllers. He holds a BS in Business administration with major study in accounting from California State University, Hayward.

  • Geoffrey Kiehl, Trustee

    CalTRUST Trustee since September 2012.  Director of Finance and Treasurer for the City of Palm Springs since April 2008.  Prior to the City, served 23 years in K-14 school business management, most recently as the Associate Superintendent / Chief Business Officer for the Fremont Union High School District in the heart of Silicon Valley, and before that as the Director of Fiscal Services / Controller for the San Jose / Evergreen Community College District.  Academic record includes Master of International Management, American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird); Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Arizona State University.

  • Charles Lomeli, Trustee

    CalTRUST Trustee since January 2003. Treasurer-Tax Collector-County Clerk, Solano County since 1999. Assistant County Treasurer, Solano County from 1994 to 1999. Investment Executive, PaineWebber 1991-1993. Past President of the California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors Association (CACTTC). Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for ABAG. Member of the National Association of Counties (NACo). Academic background includes MBA from University of Phoenix, BS degree (Finance) California State University at Hayward, and AA Georgia Military College. 

  • Brian Mayhew, Trustee
    Brian Mayhew joined the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) as Chief Financial Officer in October 1999. As CFO, Mr. Mayhew manages all accounting, treasury, and financial functions, including debt issuance and management for MTC, MTC Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (SAFE), and the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA).Mr. Mayhew is responsible for a debt portfolio of $8.5 billion, swap portfolio of $1.9 billion, with assets under management of $4.5 billion. Prior to working at MTC, Mr. Mayhew spent ten years as Finance Director for the City of Westminster, California and served for five years in Mountain View, California as Revenue Officer. Mr. Mayhew holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of California at Santa Barbara, along with multiple certifications in accounting, payroll, purchasing, cash and debt management. Mr. Mayhew is active in both state and national professional associations and has served on the Issuer Advisory Committee of the MSRB.

  • Russell "Rusty" Watts, Trustee

    Mr. Watts is the Treasurer – Tax Collector of Contra Costa County.  His treasury management extends over 15 years at the county government level, eight of which have been with Contra Costa County.  For over five years he has had the direct responsibility for running an investment pool.  Mr. Watts has sat on the Contra Costa County treasury oversight committee since 2003.  The last several years Standard & Poor’s has rated Contra Costa’s pool AAAf/S1+ for its conservative approach and adherence to government regulations and best practices.  Mr. Watts is a member for the California Association of County Treasurers & Tax Collectors and the Government Finance Officers Association.

  • Mary Zeeb, Trustee

    Ms. Zeeb was elected Monterey County Treasurer-Tax Collector in November 2010. She has served Monterey County since 1987 in positions of increasing responsibility including 12 years as Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector. As the Treasurer-Tax Collector, she is responsible for collecting more than $636 million in taxes annually. In addition, her office manages the investment of approximately $1.1 billion on behalf of the 27 school districts, 126 specials districts and taxpayers of the county. She also oversees the collection of delinquent Court criminal and traffic fines and fees resulting in approximately $12 million annually. Ms. Zeeb belongs to numerous professional organizations including the California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors, Association of Governmental Accountants, Government Finance Officers Association, and the International Council of Airshows.


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