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Shawn R. Kehoe

Shawn R. Kehoe

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Shawn is the elected safety trustee for the Board of Retirement and Board of Investments. In addition to serving as the Board of Retirement Chair for three terms and Board of Investments Chair for one term, he has served on every committee during his tenure on the LACERA Boards. Shawn has helped champion an improved member services area, ongoing cybersecurity and information technology enhancements, and a fiscally conservative investment portfolio. He believes strongly in sound fiscal policy, prudent board governance, and organizational oversight.

Additionally, Shawn has served the residents of Los Angeles County for more than two decades, currently as a Captain with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. His career encompasses a broad range of experience including detective division, administrative assignments, five patrol stations, and two custody assignments. He commands Transit Services Bureau, which serves Metro by proudly providing public safety services to Metro buses, trains, and properties, throughout all of Los Angeles County. The Sheriff’s Transit Services Bureau is currently the fifth largest transit law enforcement agency in the country with over 300 budgeted personnel.

  • Board Leadership Fellow, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
  • Graduate of California Command College, Class 63
  • Recipient of the City of Lakewood Award of Valor, Command College Dorthy Harris Award for Academic Achievement, California Highway Patrol 10851 Award, LASD Exemplary Service Award, and three Meritorious Service Awards
  • Graduate certificates from the Wharton Business School, Cornell University School of Management, Stanford University, Harvard University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of California at Los Angeles, Berkeley, and Irvine
  • MPA, University of Southern California
  • BS in Business Administration, Walden University
  • AA, Cerritos College
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