Teacher Retirement Director Fired By Board

Board members with the Oklahoma Teachers Retirement System have apparently fired executive director James Wilbanks.  Wilbanks led the teachers retirement group for more than four years.

The Oklahoman reporting that no reason was given for the firing of Wilbanks.

The assistant executive director, Joe Ezzell, will take over until a replacement is chosen.  The board is expected to begin a national search for Wilbanks' replacement.

Officials may learn more about the firing when a retirement system report is released in the next few months.


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