Mary Most Vanek, executive director of the $22.7 billion Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association, St. Paul, will retire on Jan. 27.
David DeJonge, assistant executive director, is expected to be appointed by the PERA board as interim executive director at its meeting on Thursday, said Susan Barbieri, spokeswoman.
Executive search firm EFL Associates was hired to conduct a search for a permanent replacement for Ms. Most Vanek, said Ms. Barbieri, adding there are no internal candidates for the position.
Ms. Most Vanek has been executive director of Minnesota PERA since 1997.