Ronald Saathoff serves on the NCPERS executive board. He is a member of the audit, healthcare, and publications and research committees. He was first elected to the NCPERS executive board in 2017.
Saathoff currently serves as a trustee on the Southern California Firefighters Benefit Trust. Saathoff spent 32 years with the San Diego, CA Fire Department, retiring as a captain. Additionally, he served as president of San Diego Firefighters Local 145 for 28 years, as a trustee for the San Diego City Employees Retirement System for 20 years, a trustee on the City of San Diego 401(k) Plan Board for 6 years and was a founding board member of the San Diego City Firefighters Federal Credit Union.