Hernandez to Serve as Ex-Officio, Mayoral Designee on SDCERS Board of Administration

Date: Aug 07, 2013


The San Diego City Employees' Retirement System today announced that Nelson Hernandez has been appointed by Mayor Bob Filner to serve as the ex-officio, mayoral designee on the Board of Administration. Hernandez, who succeeds mayoral designee Greg Bych, will begin his appointment on Friday, August 9, 2013.

As the City’s Policy Director, Hernandez is responsible for developing and managing policy initiatives on behalf of Mayor Bob Filner’s administration. He is also Chairman of the Capital Improvement Program Review and Advisory Committee.

Prior to working for the City of San Diego, Hernandez worked for the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) where he was responsible for developing affordable housing and community investment policies and regulations applicable to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and federal home loan banks. Prior to joining the FHFA, Hernandez was the National Director of Community Affairs for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. In that role, he was responsible for developing policies and programs to assist financial institutions in achieving compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act.

Hernandez has extensive municipal government experience, serving in various leadership roles for the City of Ventura, the City of Montebello and the Port of Los Angeles.

Ex-officio members serve at the pleasure of the mayor of the City of San Diego and do not have term limits.

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