August 23, 2019

Pursuant to Section II, 7.00 of the Fund’s established Policies, the following active members have been nominated for the Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund Board of Trustees. Names below are in order in which the candidates will appear on the ballot.

Position II (Two), reserved for an active member selected from the ranks of Captain or Senior Captain:

Eligible Active Fund Member Candidates

Nominated by Fund Member

1. Position II David Riegor

David Riegor

2. Position II Tommy Lummus 

Gary L. Pangarakis


Position IV (Four) reserved for an active member selected from personnel who devote full-time to Fire Prevention or Fire Investigation and who are not members of the suppression division:

Eligible Active Fund Member Candidates 

Nominated by Fund Member

1. Position IV Lemuel D. Bruce Jr.

Michael Huie

2. Position IV Jia Wen “Pete” Ng

Jia Wen “Pete” Ng

3. Position IV John W. Fugate 

Chris Ruehrwein

4. Position IV Richard W. Galvan

John Garcia

     

Trustee Position V (Five), reserved for an active member selected from the classified firefighter assigned to work full-time in the Fire Alarm Operations Division:

Eligible Active Fund Member Candidate 

Nominated by Fund Member

1. Position V Gerard L. Daniels * 

Brandon O’Neal


The active firefighter and Fund member nominated for Position V (*uncontested candidate) will automatically remain in his position for a new term on the Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund Board of Trustees. The new 3-year term will begin on January 1, 2020, and end on December 31, 2022.

An election will be held to fill Trustee Positions II (Two) and IV (Four). Eligible voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballot within three (3) weeks following the established mail out date of the ballots. See established schedule below. Your ballot, candidates’ 1-page biographies, and instructions will be mailed to your home address on file.


HFRRF 2020 TRUSTEE ELECTION SCHEDULE

Regular election   Run-off

Tuesday,10/1/2019

Mailing Ballots and Election Process                  

During the last quarter of the calendar year the

auditor/services will mail, via first class mail, the ballots,

candidates’ biographies, and instructions for casting a ballot

Friday, 11/01/19

Thursday, 10/17/2019

Ballots Due to Independent Auditor/Election Service

Monday, 11/18/19

Friday, 10/18/2019

Election results posted on www.hfrrf.org & newsletters

Tuesday, 11/19/19

Lisa Slagle, Board Secretary

Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund Board of Trustees