"Gary R. Dokes was appointed Chief Investment Officer at the Arizona State Retirement System in November 2003 and is responsible for the management of approximately $25 billion in ASRS assets invested in U.S. equities, U.S. fixed income, international equities, private equities and real estate. Mr. Dokes has been with the Retirement System since 1997, serving as head of the ASRS investment trading desk and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager prior to his appointment as CIO. Mr. Dokes has more than 20 years of investment management experience and has served as Senior Portfolio Manager for the Alaska Permanent Fund and managed derivatives for Home Fed Bank. Mr. Dokes serves on the board of two Arizona Supplemental Retirement Savings (DC) Plans and is active as an investment advisory member of the Arizona State University Endowment Fund. Previously, Mr. Dokes also worked with the University of San Diego on endowment-related investment matters. "