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Photo of Skip Murphy Skip
Murphy
Chair
Elected by SDCERA
Retired Members
smurphy@sdcera.org
June 30, 2023
Skip Murphy retired in March 2003 as a Captain in the San Diego Sheriff's Department after a nearly 38-year career in County public service. He was first elected to the Board of Retirement in 1983. Since then, he has served as a Trustee for more than 30 years as both an active and retired Member. Mr. Murphy has served 11 terms as Board Chair.
Photo of MarK Hovey Mark
Hovey
Vice Chair
Appointed by County
Board of Supervisors
mhovey@sdcera.org
June 30, 2022
Mark Hovey was appointed to the SDCERA Board of Retirement for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2019. In January 2018, Mr. Hovey retired as Chief Executive Officer of the San Diego City Employees' Retirement System (SDCERS), an $8 billion, 20,000 Member trust fund administered for the City of San Diego, the San Diego Unified Port District and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. Prior to his eight-year CEO tenure, Hovey served as SDCERS' Chief Financial Officer. Under Mr. Hovey's guidance, SDCERS was recognized as a model of governance and operations best practices for public pension plans. He received the San Diego Business Journal's Most Admired CEO award in 2015 and the Most Admired CFO Award in 2009.

Before joining SDCERS, Mr. Hovey held senior accounting, finance and administrative positions with manufacturing and technology companies. He began his career with Ernst & Young.

Mr. Hovey is an active community volunteer and is currently Advisory Board Chair of the San Diego Leadership Forum, Board Member and Audit Committee Chair of Youth with A Mission (YWAM) - San Diego/Baja, and Board Chair for PenChecks, Inc. and PenChecks Trust Company of America. He has served as a Board Member and Chair of the California Association of Public Retirement Systems (CALAPRS), the Volunteers of America - Southwest, and the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA.

Photo of David Gilmore David
Gilmore
Secretary
Elected by SDCERA
Safety Members
dgilmore@sdcera.org

December 31, 2022
David Gilmore was elected to the seventh seat on the Board of Retirement in November 2019. His first three-year term began on January 1, 2020. Mr. Gilmore started his career as an internal auditor in the banking industry before joining the San Diego County Sheriff's Department in 1997. He is currently a Lieutenant assigned to the Major Crimes Division. Mr. Gilmore has a B.B.A. in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting from the University of San Diego and an M.P.A. in Public Administration from American Military University. He previously served as a director for the Deputy Sheriff's Association of San Diego.
Photo of Paul Dostart Paul
Dostart
Appointed by County
Board of Supervisors
pdostart@sdcera.org
June 30, 2024
Paul Dostart was appointed to the fourth seat on the Board of Retirement in January 2021. Mr. Dostart started his career as an auditor with the United States Government Accountability Office, earning his CPA from the State of Illinois. After graduating from law school in 1978, Mr. Dostart relocated to San Diego County where his tax law practice has focused on tax-exempt organizations, tax litigation, and internal investigations. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Dostart has co-founded two San Diego biotech/high-tech companies, served on the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Audit Committee, and as a mutual fund trustee.
Photo of Bob Goodchild Bob
Goodchild
Elected by SDCERA
General Members
rgoodchild@sdcera.org
June 30, 2022
Bob Goodchild was first elected to the third seat on the Board of Retirement in May 2016 by the general Members. His first three-year term began on July 1, 2016. He was re-elected to a second three-year term in May 2019, a term beginning on July 1, 2019. Mr. Goodchild graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Public Administration. Prior to coming to the County of San Diego, he worked in the automotive industry. He currently works for the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency as a Human Services Specialist where he reviews cases for benefit eligibility determination. Mr. Goodchild is a member of the San Diego County Latino Employees Association and enjoys traveling within the U.S.
Photo of Tom Hebrank Tom
Hebrank
Appointed by County
Board of Supervisors
thebrank@sdcera.org

June 30, 2023
Tom Hebrank was appointed to the SDCERA Board of Retirement on June 2, 2020. Mr. Hebrank is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, and partner in the firm E3 Advisors, which specializes in receivership, trustee, forensic accounting and various other workout projects. Mr. Hebrank is currently a member of the City of San Diego's Ethics Commission and previously served as Chairman of the San Diego City Employees Retirement System ("SDCERS") where he assisted in reforming and turning around an organization that had become the symbol of the City's financial crisis. He also recently completed eight years of service on the City of San Diego's Audit Committee overseeing the City's financial reporting and internal audit functions. In addition, his civic involvement has included chairing the Kensington-Talmadge Planning Group and he has served on committees including utilities undergrounding. He graduated with a BSBA in Accounting from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO.
Photo of Dan McAllister Dan
McAllister
 
County Treasurer-Tax
Collector. Member
mandated by law while holding this position.
dmcallister@sdcera.org
Holds office during incumbency

 
Dan McAllister was elected to the Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector by the general public in November 2002 and took office in December 2002. He occupies the first seat on the Board of Retirement and will hold this position as long as he remains in office. Prior to his election, Mr. McAllister was a financial consultant and investment broker with a major national brokerage firm.
Lisa Rhone Lisa Rhone Elected by SDCERA
General Members
lrhone@sdcera.org
June 30, 2023

Lisa Rhone was elected to the second seat on the Board of Retirement in February 2021 by the general Members. Over the past 21 years with the County of San Diego, Lisa has held positions in the Sheriff's Department, Child Welfare Services, Environmental Health Services and the Health and Human Service Agency where she currently works as a Human Services Specialist determining benefit eligibility. Prior to joining San Diego County, Lisa worked eight years for the County of Los Angeles in administration. Lisa holds a leadership position with SEIU and is very active in her church with women's ministry, outreach and administration.

Nora Vargas Nora Vargas Appointed by County
Board of Supervisors
nvargas@sdcera.org
December 31, 2023
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors appointed Nora Vargas to the SDCERA Board of Retirement on January 12, 2021. She was sworn in on January 4, 2021 to represent District 1 on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. Prior to her election, Supervisor Vargas was an elected member and President of the Southwestern College Governing Board, the only public institution of higher education within San Diego's South County. Supervisor Vargas served on the Board of Southwestern since her appointment in 2013 and was elected twice to the position. In 2015, Governor Jerry Brown appointed her to serve on the 12-member California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) making her the first Latina to be appointed in the board's history. In that capacity, Supervisor Vargas was charged with securing the financial future of California's educators, providing retirement, disability and survivor benefits for California's educators and their families. CalSTRS is the largest educator-only pension fund in the world and the second largest pension fund in the United States.

Alternate Board Members
Photo of Tim Hancock Tim
Hancock
Elected by SDCERA Safety Members
thancock@sdcera.org
December 31, 2022
Tim Hancock was first elected to the Board of Retirement in January 2011 and was re-elected to a fourth three-year term beginning in January 2020. Mr. Hancock began his career with the Probation Department in 1996. He has worked a variety of assignments with juveniles and adults and is currently a Division Chief leading a new facility construction project and the Institutions Special Projects Division. He also has served on the board of the San Diego County Probation Officers' Association as a Director, Vice President and President.
Photo of Susan Mallett Susan
Mallett
Elected by SDCERA Retired Members
smallett@sdcera.org
June 30, 2023
Susan Mallett was re-elected as the alternate retired Trustee on the Board of Retirement in May 2020. Her second three-year term began on July 1, 2020. Ms. Mallett retired in November 2006 after 24 years of service with the San Diego County Probation Department. When she retired, Ms. Mallett was the Deputy Chief of Juvenile Institutions responsible for approximately one-third of the Probation Department's employees. Ms. Mallett served as a director and as president of the Board of the Retired Employees of San Diego County. She is an active community volunteer serving the City of Poway on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee and is an elected assembly member of the California Senior Legislature. Ms. Mallett is a proud alumna of San Diego State University, where she earned her bachelor and masters degrees in Psychology and Counseling.