Pension Funds

Louisiana Teachers taps new director

Dana L. Vicknair was named director of the $18.7 billion Louisiana Teachers' Retirement System, Baton Rouge, effective Jan. 1, pension fund spokeswoman Lisa Honore said in an email.

Ms. Vicknair, now assistant director, will replace Maureen H. Westgard, who is retiring from the pension fund. Ms. Westgard will become executive director of the National Council on Teacher Retirement on Jan. 1.

Ms. Honore said a replacement for Ms. Vicknair in her current position will be determined before the end of the year.