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Board Members
Please find below the members of the Board of the Essex Regional Retirement System.  The Board is comprised of members who are elected or appointed in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 34B, Section 19A (MGL C.34, S.19A).  The Board typically meets on the last Monday of each month at 8:30 a.m., at the offices of the Essex Regional Retirement System located at 491 Maple Street, Building 200, Danvers, MA.  For more information or to contact a member of the Board, please call (978) 739-9151 or you may email Board members directly at the following email addresses.

Ira Singer, First Member:  isinger@essexrrs.org
Kevin Merz, Second Member:  kmerz@essexrrs.org
Susan Yaskell, Third Member:  syaskell@essexrrs.org
Joseph Maney, Fourth Member:  hjmaney@essexrrs.org
Vincent Malgeri, Fifth Member:  vmalgeri@essexrrs.org

Below are the ERRS Board members and a brief description of their position on the Board.  Also, you can click here for the 2014 schedule of meeting dates for the Board.


Board of Directors
Ira S. Singer
First Member
Town Administrator, Town of Middleton

The First Member is chosen by a weighted vote of chief executive officers of the units that comprise ERRS. The term of office for this position is three years. Mr. Singer's current term expires on December 1, 2017. You can contact Mr. Singer directly at isinger@essexrrs.org.
Kevin A. Merz
Second Member
Treasurer-Collector, Town of Ipswich
Chairman of the Advisory Council

Mr. Merz serves as the Second Member of the Board. The Second Member is chosen by a majority vote of the Advisory Council. The term of office for this position is currently two years and for three years thereafter. Mr. Merz's term as a Board member expires on December 1, 2015. You can contact Mr. Merz directly at kmerz@essexrrs.org.
Susan J. Yaskell, Vice Chair
Third Member
Retired Town Accountant from West Newbury and Groveland

Ms. Yaskell is the Third Member of the Board. The Third Member is elected by the active and retired members of ERRS. Ms. Yaskell currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board. The term of office for this position is three years. Ms. Yaskell was re-elected to her current position as a Board member on December 2, 2013 and her term expires on December 1, 2016. You can contact Ms. Yaskell directly at syaskell@essexrrs.org.
H. Joseph Maney, Chair
Fourth Member
Retired Town Administrator and Director of Finance from Lynnfield

The Fourth Member is elected by the active and retired members of ERRS. Mr. Maney currently serves as Chair of the Board. The term of office for this position is three years. Mr. Maney was re-elected to his current term as a member of the Board on December 2, 2013 and his current term expires on December 1, 2016. You can contact Mr. Maney directly at hjmaney@essexrrs.org.
Vincent R. Malgeri
Fifth Member

Mr. Malgeri is an attorney and serves as the Fifth Member of the Board. The Fifth Member cannot be an employee, retiree or official of ERRS and is chosen by the other four Board members. The term of office for this position is five years. Mr. Malgeri was appointed to fill a vacancy and, therefore, he was appointed by PERAC. Mr. Malgeri will serve the remainder of the original term of office and he became a member of the Board on January 23, 2012. His term expires on December 13, 2015. You can contact Mr. Malgeri directly at vmalgeri@essexrrs.org.
 
 
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