About the Treasury

Boards and Commissions

From college savings to TCRS, learn about the various boards and commissions that are part of your Tennessee Treasury.

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Advisory Council on Workers' Compensation

The Advisory Council on Workers' Compensation exists to provide information, research and recommendations concerning workers' compensation issues to the Tennessee General Assembly, the Department of Commerce and Insurance and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Learn more about the Advisory Council on Workers' Compensation

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Board of Claims

The Board of Claims provides general oversight of Tennessee's programs for compensating persons damaged by the State or its employees. The Board also reviews and authorizes the purchase of insurance for the State property insurance program and the State aviation insurance program.

Learn more about the Board of Claims


Chairs of Excellence Trust

The Chairs of Excellence Trust is a permanent trust fund authorized in 1984 to further the cause of higher education in Tennessee. The funding of the program is provided through contributions made by a private donor and a matching amount by the state, thus creating a chair.

Learn more about the Chairs of Excellence Trust


Collateral Pool Board

The Collateral Pool Board oversees the risk-sharing pool of collateral pledged by participating financial institutions to guarantee public deposits. The duties of the Board are found in TCA 9-4-508.

Learn more about the Collateral Pool Board

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College Savings Trust Fund Board

The College Savings Trust Fund Board oversees the TNStars College Savings 529 Program and the Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) Prepaid Plan, which was closed on November 30, 2015.

Learn more about the College Savings Trust Fund Board

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Council on Pensions

Created as a legislative oversight committee, the Council on Pensions develops, recommends and establishes pension and retirement standards and maintains a progressive state policy on retirement. Additionally, the Council reviews legislation affecting state-provided insurance programs for both active and retired members of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System.

Learn more about the Council on Pensions

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Law Enforcement Task Force

The Law Enforcement Task Force was created by the General Assembly to study retirement benefits for Tennessee's law enforcement officers.

Learn more about the Law Enforcement Task Force

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Tennessee Claims Commission

The Commission adjudicates claims involving tax recovery, state employee workers' compensation, and alleged negligence by state officials or agencies.

Learn more about the Claims Commission

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Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) Board

The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System Board (TCRS) of Trustees is responsible for the general administration and proper operation of TCRS

Learn more about the TCRS Board of Trustees

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Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission (TNFLC) Board

Through our partnership with EVERFI, we're proud to offer Tennesseans proven financial education modules, including the Vault game for youth, the complete Financial Empowerment Resource Library for adults, and more!

Learn more about the TNFLC Board

Upcoming Meetings

Meeting Date and Time
Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. CT

Cordell Hull Building—Conference Room 8D
425 Rep. John Lewis Way N.
Nashville, TN 37243

Learn more about the Chairs of Excellence Trust

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Meeting Date and Time
Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 11:00 AM CT

Cordell Hull Building—Conference Room 8D, 8th Floor
425 Rep. John Lewis Way N.
Nashville, TN 37243

This meeting may be conducted permitting participation by electronic or other means of communication pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 8-44-108.  Individuals who are unable to attend in person may attend the meeting by following the below WebEx instructions:

Meeting Link

Phone: +1-415-655-0001
Meeting number: 2300 706 0240
Password: MMfBbPyc372

Learn more about the College Savings Trust Fund Program.

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The Board of Directors of the State of Tennessee Captive Insurance Company will meet on October 6, 2022 in the Nashville Room on the 3rd floor of the Tennessee Tower, located at 312 Rosa Parks Blvd., Nashville, Tennessee. The meeting will begin immediately after the conclusion of the Board of Claims meeting that will begin at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time).

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Previous Meetings

Event date: 8/31/2022 9:30 AM Export event
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Tennessee Claims Commission

The Tennessee Claims Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. (CST) August 31, 2022.

The Commissioners of the Tennessee Claims Commission will be meeting in person at 9:30 A.M. (Central Standard Time) on August 31, 2022, in the Courtroom of Commissioner James Haltom located on the Second Floor of the James K. Polk Building which physical address is 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, Tennessee 37243. The Commission will consider the following:

En Banc Motions:
Hollie Roether vs. State of Tennessee, Claim No.: T20210315-1

After hearing the en banc requests, the Commission will also consider the following items, to wit:
Any possible legislation which the Claims Commission may submit to the General Assembly for consideration; and
Any other business that might be brought before the Claims Commission.

This meeting will be conducted pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. §8-44-108. Please contact the Clerk of the Claims Commission at 615-741-0741 for more information.

Any individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings should contact the Claims Commission Clerk’s office to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such participation. Such contact may be in person, by writing, telephonically, or otherwise, and should be made no less than two (2) days prior to the scheduled meeting date, to allow time for the Treasury Department to provide such aid or service. The Clerk’s office address and telephone number are 13th Floor, Andrew Jackson State Office Building, 502 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243, (615) 741-0741.

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Boards and Commissions

Treasurer Lillard also serves on the following Boards and Commissions:

  • Advisory Board to Establish Compensation for the Use of the Right-of-Way for Underground Fiber Optic Cable Facilities
  • Advisory Committee to the Trustees of the Fisk University Stieglitz Collection Art Endowment Fund
  • Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation
  • Board of Claims
  • Catastrophic Injuries Fund Commission
  • Chairs of Excellence Endowment Fund Board
  • College Savings Trust Fund Program Board
  • Collateral Pool Board
  • Commission on Crime Victims Assistance
  • Commission to Purchase Surplus Federal Property
  • Council on Pensions & Insurance
  • Gift Tax Appraisals Appeals Board
  • Local Education Insurance Committee
  • Local Government Insurance Committee
  • Ocoee River Recreation and Economic Development Fund Board
  • Pension Stabilization Reserve Trust Fund Board
  • Public Records Commission
  • Sick Leave Bank Board
  • State Board of Equalization
  • State Building Commission
  • State Capitol Commission
  • State Energy Policy Council
  • State Funding Board
  • State Insurance Committee
  • State Protest Committee
  • Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System Board
  • Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission Board
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  • Tennessee Housing Development Agency Board
  • Tennessee Interagency Cash Flow Committee
  • Tennessee Local Development Authority
  • Tennessee Promise Board
  • Tennessee State School Bond Authority
  • Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation Board
  • Tuition Guaranty Fund Board
  • Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund Board


  • Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE TN)
  • Certified Public Administrator Educational Incentive
  • Chairs of Excellence
  • Collateral Pool Program
  • College Savings
  • Criminal Injury Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Electronic Monitoring Indigency Fund
  • Higher Education Foundation Investment Pool
  • Intermediate Term Investment Fund
  • Local Government Investment Pool
  • Old Age and Survivors Insurance Agency
  • State Pooled Investment Fund
  • Optional Retirement Program for Employees of Public Institutions of Higher Education
  • Small and Minority-Owned Business Assistance Program
  • Risk Management Fund
  • Pension Stabilization Reserve Trusts
  • Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System
  • Tennessee Promise Scholarship
  • Unclaimed Property
  • Volunteer Public Education Trust Fund