Elizabeth A. Chetney

Teacher Member

Ms. Chetney is one of three teacher members on the 10-member Retirement Board. First elected to her position in 2019, she chairs the Disability Review Committee and serves on the Ethics, Executive, Investment and Risk committees.

A graduate of SUNY Oswego with both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in education, Ms. Chetney has taught in the Baldwinsville Central School District since 1992, serving as an English teacher in all but one of those years. She has permanent certifications in both elementary education and English grades 7-12. A long-time NYSTRS delegate prior to being elected to the Board, Ms. Chetney has served as president of the Baldwinsville Teachers’ Association since 2009. Previously, she served as her local union’s vice president and secretary.

Ms. Chetney is also co-president of the Onondaga County Teachers’ Association. In addition, she has served New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) in several capacities, including working as a member of the NYSUT Pension and Retirement Committee, the NYSUT Policy Committee and the Committee of 100.

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