: National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems
Mona Romain has served as an elected trustee of the New York City Teachers' Retirement System since 1998.
shares with other board members the fiduciary responsibility of overseeing the policies, funding, and investments of the system.
Romain is assistant treasurer of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), a member of the UFT executive board, and a member of the pension and retirement committees of the UFT and New York State United Teachers.
capacity as special representative of the UFT
has been involved in training pension counselors, conducting pension workshops for in-service and retired members, and writing articles on retirement for the UFT pension publications.
Romain was a teacher of mathematics at the secondary-school level for many years before her work in the pension arena.
She holds a BS, an MS, and an advanced certificate in administration and supervision from the City University of New York.
Romain also attended the Wharton School Executive Education Program and received a certificate in pension funds and money management.
She is a member of the NCPERS executive board, where she chairs the audit committee and is a member of the budget and bylaws, policy, and resolutions committees.