On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) Executive Director Chuck Burbridge submitted his resignation to CTPF Board of Trustees President Jeffery Blackwell and Vice President Mary Sharon Reilly in her capacity as the Chairperson of the Personnel Committee. Burbridge will work with the Board of Trustees and CTPF’s senior leadership team to ensure a smooth transition and seamless service to members. His last day with the organization will be on Friday, October 14, 2020.
Executive Director Burbridge has plans to return to Georgia where he has accepted a position as the Chief Financial Officer at the DeKalb County School District. Burbridge began his employment with CTPF in 2015.
President Blackwell stated, “On behalf of all of us at CTPF, we thank Executive Director Burbridge for his service and wish him the best of luck in his new endeavor. It is our Trustees’ priority to find the best individual to lead CTPF. The leadership team will keep members and employees apprised about transition plans. It is our goal to maintain a stable and effective organization with exemplary customer service for our members. We will share information as soon as it’s available.”
The CTPF Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet remotely on Thursday, October 15, 2020, for a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees where they will discuss filling the vacancy and plans for transition.