Dan McAllister - President
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 Retirement Board and will hold this position on the Board of Retirement as long as he remains in office. Prior to his election, McAllister was a financial consultant and investment broker with a major national brokerage firm.
Gabe Rodrigues - Vice President
Gabe Rodrigues is a Deputy Sheriff with the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Gabe spent over two decades in the Food and Drug Industry prior to entering Law Enforcement. His titles included Financial Analyst, Database Analyst, Marketing Manager, and Account Executive. He spent the majority of this part of his career with two Fortune 500 companies before moving to a start-up company, ending his career as the Director of Sales for an international food manufacturing company. At the age of 48, Gabe followed his lifelong dream of becoming a Peace Officer. His work in Law Enforcement provides him with the satisfaction of helping the community that he is sworn to protect.
Gabe is the son of immigrant parents from Portugal who taught him to appreciate all America has to offer, but to never take our freedoms and rights for granted. Gabe chose to become a Retirement Board Trustee, allowing him the opportunity to use his business experience to protect and grow the assets of the pension plan that his fellow Contra Costa County employees depend on for their retirement.
Gabe earned his Bachelor of Arts in Management from Saint Mary’s College at Moraga, California and his MBA in Marketing Management from California State University, Hayward.
Art Goulet - Secretary
Art has been the Retiree Member Trustee of the Ventura County Employees’ Retirement Association since 1995. He is also the Immediate Past President of the Retired Employees Association of Ventura County (REAVC), after serving in that position for more than 10 years. He also serves as the Legislative Chair for the California Retired County Employees Association (CRCEA) and is a member of the SACRS Legislative and Audit Committees.
He has Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Master of Public Administration Degrees, and lengthy public service at the state, city, and county levels. He retired from the position of Director of the Public Works Agency of Ventura County in 2000, after 22 ½ years in that position.
Larry Walker - Treasurer
Larry Walker serves as Alternate Ex-Officio Representative on the SBCERA Board of Trustees, by appointment of Oscar Valdez, the San Bernardino County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector. He has been on the board since 2010, having previously served as Ex-Officio Representative. He has twice served as Managing Trustee during vacancies in the CEO position.
Walker recently retired from San Bernardino County, having served as an elected county leader from 1986 to 2016. During that time, Walker served as a County Supervisor, Chair of the Board of Supervisors, Auditor-Controller, Recorder, County Clerk, Treasurer, Tax Collector, and Director of Central Collections. He had previously served as elected Mayor of Chino from 1980 to 1986, and as a City Council member from 1978 to 1980.
Mr. Walker served as a founding member and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink), the Southern California Agricultural Land Foundation, and the California Electronic Recording Transactions Network Authority (CERTNA). He was President of the State Association of County Auditors (SACA), and of the County Recorders’ Association of Callifornia (CRAC). He was also a member and President of the boards of both Omnitrans (the local transit agency) and San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG-the County Transportation Commission).
Larry Walker is a graduate of UC Irvine, and of the UCLA School of Law. He also completed a course of study in accounting at CSU San Bernardino, and passed the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) exam. Mr. Walker is both an accountant and an attorney, with professional experience in real estate transactions and litigation. He is a former licensed real estate broker. Larry and his wife Carri live on their ranch in Chino. They have three adult sons – Lawrence, William, and Tyler.
Yves Chery - Immediate Past President
Yves Chery is a Deputy Probation Officer II with Los Angeles County Probation Department. His experience includes helping at-risk youths, along with nearly a quarter century of advocacy for working families as a labor leader. Mr. Chery is currently the chair of the Los Angeles County Employee Retirement Association Board (LACERA) and the Operations and Oversight Committee. Mr. Chery is a strong supporter of LACERA's Outreach Programs and Yves was instrumental in equipping Outreach Specialists at County worksite counseling seminars with LACERA's retirement calculators. Mr. Chery received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and a Jurist Doctorate from Southern California Institute of Law.
Michael Bowman - Affiliate Chair
Michael A. Bowman is a relationship manager at Capital Group. He has 23 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for four years. Prior to joining Capital, he was a senior director at Invesco responsible for client service and marketing of institutional strategies. Before that, he was a managing director for Advent Capital Management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Texas, Austin. Michael is based in San Francisco.