General Board Member
Elected by General Members
Term: 01/01/2023 - 12/31/2025
Adele Tagaloa was elected a General Board Member in 2019 and began her second three-year term January 2023. Ms. Tagaloa serves as Chair of the OCERS Board.
Ms. Tagaloa brings a well-rounded set of experience to the OCERS Board of Directors from her leadership positions in employee labor organizations, non-profits, and the private sector as a Quality Assurance Specialist.
She began her professional public sector career in 2009 at the County of Orange Registrar of Voters. She is proud of her work, which guarantees equal access to the voting process and protects the integrity of each election. Ms. Tagaloa is committed to ensuring each process is transparent, accurate and fair.
As a third-generation union worker, Ms. Tagaloa fights for workplace fairness and for public servants to be able to retire with dignity.
The constant passion in her life is her three children and their pursuit of higher education, career advancement, and equitable treatment for all.