2019 Board of Directors Election Results

The GAPPT Board of Directors consists of eight (8) members elected by the Association's membership. This year, the GAPPT had three (3) board positions up for election:
  • President
  • Secretary
  • Director at Large - Position 2

Congratulations to the following members who have been recently elected to serve in these positions:


President

Term: 2019-2022

tim-milliganTim Milligan
Fire Chief of the City of Marietta / Appointed Trustee

Georgia Firefighters Pension Fund

Tim Milligan is the Fire Chief of the City of Marietta. Tim joined the Marietta Fire Department in 1997, and during his tenure worked in each division within the department. He has held various positions and most recently served three years as the Fire Marshal for the City.
Chief Milligan has earned numerous technical and professional certificates, as well as several degrees culminating with a MBA from Regis University. He is very involved in his community, having participated in Leadership Cobb, co-chairing the class of 2017, and currently supports many local non-profits in varying capacities. For the last six years he has served on the Georgia Firefighters Pension Fund Board, a position appointed by Governor Nathan Deal. He has also served as a trustee for the City of Marietta.
Tim has been actively involved in the GAPPT, and has held several positions on the Board of Directors. He currently serves as the Association's president.

Secretary

Term: 2019-2022

Karen-RojasKaren Rojas
Retirement Manager

City of Gainesville

Karen has been employed by the City of Gainesville for 8 years. She began her career as an HR Assistant. Through her commitment and dedication to the City, she has been promoted up the ranks to her current position as Retirement Manager. As the Retirement Manager, Karen directs and coordinates the retirement programs for the City of Gainesville in the hopes of assisting retirees make a smooth transition into a new phase of their life. She also serves as Secretary to the Retirement Plan A Board.


Director at Large - Position 2

Term: 2019-2022

Morgan WurstMorgan-Wurst
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund

Morgan began his work for the Georgia Firefighters’ Pension Fund in November of 2009 as the Assistant Treasurer.  He was responsible for the Fund’s internal finances and Budget, as well as day to day operations of the portfolio.  He was named Deputy Director in November of 2013 and assumed his current role of Executive Director & CIO of the Fund in May of 2014.
Before joining GFPF, he spent over 8 years in Atlanta working for AT&T (BellSouth) in various roles in their Treasury Department.  He began work there as a Senior Treasury Consultant and ended as an Associate Director of Liquidity Management.  Various roles there included Budgeting, Sarbanes-Oxley consulting, daily commercial paper pricing and issuance, the daily investing of the Corporate and Pension cash, etc.
Prior to his stint at AT&T, Morgan spent two years at Arthur Andersen as a financial consultant in their Houston office spending time working on oil & gas royalties damages claim analysis, real estate valuation and other corporate finance projects.

Morgan has a graduate degree in Accounting from the University of Texas @ Austin and an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Florida State University.  He has earned the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) credential.


The Board of Directors would like to thank the membership for their participation in the election process. Installation of the elected Board members will take place at the Tenth Annual Conference.