Appointees to key positions in Nevada remain little-known to taxpayers

Nevada's Public Employees Retirement System, with more than $34 billion in assets, is overseen by a panel of seven public-sector workers appointed by the governor.

But as a recent nationwide report from the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity pointed out, Nevada taxpayers don't know much about the individuals charged with managing the state retirement system for nearly all state and local government employees.

The same is true for appointees to other boards and commissions, from the state Board of Transportation to the Board of Medical Examiners to the Board of Education. Continue…