On Health Care:

On Financial Experience:

On Climate Change, a real risk to CalPERS investment performance that can’t be ignored:

In Summary:

Financial Management Experience

Priya Mathur: 16 years on the CalPERS Board and Investment Committee.  Current Board President.  Approved strategies that doubled pension assets to $360B.

Jason Perez: NONE.  Testified at CalPERS on 8/16/17, "I don't pretend to know how to invest."

HEALTH CARE Management Experience

Priya Mathur: 16 years on the CalPERS Pension and Health Benefits Committee; 8 years as Committee Chair.  Fought for and delivered quality and affordable health care AND increased access and benefits.

Jason Perez: NONE.

PROFESSIONAL Experience

Priya Mathur: Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), Principle Financial Analyst - Infrastructure Investment Planning, 21 years.  MBA - Haas School of Business, Berkeley.

Jason Perez: City of Corona, Police Sergeant, 22 years.

ENDORSED BY BOTH OWN LOCAL AND STATE-WIDE UNIONS?

Priya Mathur: YES.  Endorsed by both AFSCME BART Local 3993 and AFSCME California.

Jason Perez: NO.  Failed to earn the endorsement of PORAC, his own statewide union.