Betty C. Alewine, elected a Director in 1998, was the President and Chief Executive Officer of COMSAT Corporation. Mrs. Alewine is a member of the Compensation and Governance Committees.

Michele G. Buck, elected a Director in 2013, is Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of The Hershey Company. Ms. Buck serves as Lead Director and is a member of the Compensation, Insurance & Operations, and Investment Committees.

Robert B. Carter, elected a Director in 2016, is Chief Information Officer of FedEx Corporation, Executive Vice President of FedEx Information Services, and Co-Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Services. Mr. Carter serves as Chair of the Insurance & Operations Committee and is a member of the Audit and Investment Committees.

Ralph de la Vega, elected a Director in 2009, is Chairman of the De la Vega Group, LLC, and was the Vice Chairman of Inc. AT&T and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Business Solutions and AT&T International, LLC.  Mr. de la Vega is a member of the Governance and Insurance & Operations Committees.

Mark L. Feidler, elected a Director in 2006, is a founding partner of MSouth Equity Partners and was the President, Chief Operating Officer, and a director of BellSouth Corporation. Mr. Feidler serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Governance and Investment Committees.

Robert F. Friel, elected a Director in 2019, was Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of PerkinElmer Inc. Mr. Friel serves as Chair of the Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee.

Donna H. Kinnaird, elected a Director in 2017, was the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Reinsurance Group of America Inc.  Ms. Kinnaird serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Insurance & Operations Committee.

Theodore A. Mathas, elected a Director in 2006, is New York Life’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.

Thomas C. Schievelbein, elected a Director in 2006, was the Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Brink’s Company and was also the President of Northrop Grumman Newport News. Mr. Schievelbein is a member of the Compensation, Governance, and Investment Committees.

Edward D. Shirley, elected a Director in 2015, is Executive Chairman of Sysco Operation. Mr. Shirley is a member of the Audit and Insurance & Operations Committees.

Gerald B. Smith, elected a Director in 2012, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Smith, Graham & Company, Investment Advisors, L.P. Mr. Smith serves as Chair of the Investment Committee and is a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees.