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ABOUT LACERA


Vivian H. Gray

Vivian Gray

Elected by
General Members

Term expires
12-31-21

Education Requirements
In Process of Meeting Requirements

Ms. Gray is a proud elected general member trustee for LACERA. She has been elected to three terms and is currently Chair of the Board of Retirement. She has served Los Angeles County as an employee for almost 35 years. As a senior founding attorney for the Alternate Public Defender’s Office, Ms. Gray possesses strong analytical skills, and a wealth of knowledge and experience in handling complicated issues. Ms. Gray is committed to ensuring the fair and just administration of LACERA’s defined benefit plan and to producing, protecting, and providing the promised benefits.

Her notable accomplishments include:

  • Vice President, State Association of California Retirement Systems (SACRS)
  • Chair, SACRS Program Committee, which produces two major trustee educational conferences a year for over 750 attendees
  • 10 years as a deputy sheriff for the County Sheriff’s Department
  • Board Leadership Fellow, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
  • SACRS Modern Investment Theory and Practice for Retirement Systems, U.C. Berkeley
  • CALAPRS Principles of Pension Management, Stanford Law School
  • NCPERS Trustee Educational Seminar (TEDS)
  • NCPERS Program for Advanced Trustee Studies, Harvard Law School
  • IFEBP Pension Trustee Training
  • JD, University of West Los Angeles
  • BA in Linguistics, UCLA
  • AA in Sociology, Los Angeles City College
NACF Board Leadership Fellow logo.