General Employees’ Retirement Board


The Board administers and is responsible for the proper operation of the General Employees’ retirement plan.

 Staff Contact

John Deaton, Chairperson (863) 291-5270

 Board Membership

The Board is made up of seven board members. Three of the board members must be legal residents of the City and are appointed by the City Commission; three members must be employees of the City and are elected by a majority of their peers; the seventh member is chosen by the previous six board members. If you wish to apply, please visit Board and Committees to download an application.


All members must be a resident of the City of Lake Alfred and has resided in the City for no less than one year; must be an employee who participates in the retirement system.

 Board Members

Member Term Ends
John Deaton December 31, 2016
Jason Pitts December 31, 2017
Valerie Ferrell December 31, 2015
Terry Macomber December 31, 2015
Carol O’Brien December 31, 2015
Lowell Schmidt December 31, 2017


View the 2014 Annual Disclosure Report that satisfies the Senate Bill 534 (Section 112.665, Florida Statutes) requirements by clicking here.


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