The Board of Trustees currently consists of 6 members, 4 of whom automatically serve by virtue of their positions in the Federal Government. These 4 are the
  • Secretary of the Treasury (the Managing Trustee),
  • Secretary of Labor,
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services, and
  • Commissioner of Social Security

The other 2 members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. These 2 members serve 4-year terms.

The table below shows the signatories to Trustees Reports (Board members and the Secretary to the Board), ordered by the year the reports were issued.

Signatories of the Old-age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance Trustees Reports 1945 and later

Year
report
issued
  Name   Position
2014 Jacob J. Lew Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Thomas E. Perez Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Sylvia M. Burwell Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Carolyn W. Colvin Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and and Trustee
Charles P. Blahous III Trustee
Robert D. Reischauer Trustee
David A. Weaver Associate Commissioner, Office of Program Development and Research, Social Security Administration, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
2013 Jacob J. Lew Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Seth D. Harris Acting Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Carolyn W. Colvin Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and and Trustee
Charles P. Blahous III Trustee
Robert D. Reischauer Trustee
David A. Weaver Associate Commissioner, Office of Program Development and Research, Social Security Administration, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
2012 Timothy F. Geithner Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Hilda L. Solis Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Michael J. Astrue Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
Charles P. Blahous III Trustee
Robert D. Reischauer Trustee
Carolyn W. Colvin Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2011 Timothy F. Geithner Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Hilda L. Solis Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Michael J. Astrue Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
Charles P. Blahous III Trustee
Robert D. Reischauer Trustee
Carolyn W. Colvin Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2010 Timothy F. Geithner Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Hilda L. Solis Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Michael J. Astrue Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
vacant Trustee
vacant Trustee
Jason J. Fichtner Associate Commissioner, Office of Retirement Policy, Social Security Administration, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
2009 Timothy F. Geithner Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Hilda L. Solis Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Michael J. Astrue Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
vacant Trustee
vacant Trustee
Jason J. Fichtner Acting Deputy Commissioner, Social Security Administration, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2008 Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elaine L. Chao Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Michael O. Leavitt Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Michael J. Astrue Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
vacant Trustee
vacant Trustee
Jason J. Fichtner Associate Commissioner, Social Security Administration, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
2007 Henry M. Paulson, Jr. Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elaine L. Chao Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Michael O. Leavitt Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Michael J. Astrue Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
John L. Palmer Trustee
Thomas R. Saving Trustee
Andrew G. Biggs Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2006 John W. Snow Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elaine L. Chao Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Michael O. Leavitt Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Jo Anne B. Barnhart Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
John L. Palmer Trustee
Thomas R. Saving Trustee
James B. Lockhart III Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2005 John W. Snow Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elaine L. Chao Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Michael O. Leavitt Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Jo Anne B. Barnhart Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
John L. Palmer Trustee
Thomas R. Saving Trustee
James B. Lockhart III Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2004 John W. Snow Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elaine L. Chao Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Tommy G. Thompson Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Jo Anne B. Barnhart Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
John L. Palmer Trustee
Thomas R. Saving Trustee
James B. Lockhart III Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2003 John W. Snow Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elaine L. Chao Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Tommy G. Thompson Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Jo Anne B. Barnhart Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
John L. Palmer Trustee
Thomas R. Saving Trustee
James B. Lockhart III Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2002 Paul H. O'Neill Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elaine L. Chao Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Tommy G. Thompson Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Jo Anne B. Barnhart Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
John L. Palmer Trustee
Thomas R. Saving Trustee
James B. Lockhart III Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
2001 Paul H. O'Neill Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elaine L. Chao Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Tommy G. Thompson Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
William A. Halter Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
John L. Palmer Trustee
Thomas R. Saving Trustee
Paul N. Van de Water Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Social Security Administration, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
2000 Lawrence H. Summers Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Alexis M. Herman Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Kenneth S. Apfel Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
Stephen G. Kellison Trustee
Marilyn Moon Trustee
William A. Halter Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1999 Robert E. Rubin Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Alexis M. Herman Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Kenneth S. Apfel Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
Stephen G. Kellison Trustee
Marilyn Moon Trustee
John R. Dyer Principal Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1998 Robert E. Rubin Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Alexis M. Herman Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Kenneth S. Apfel Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
Stephen G. Kellison Trustee
Marilyn Moon Trustee
Jane L. Ross Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Social Security Administration, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
1997 Robert E. Rubin Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Cynthia A. Metzler Acting Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
John J. Callahan Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
Stephen G. Kellison Trustee
Marilyn Moon Trustee
John R. Dyer Acting Principal Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
1996 Robert E. Rubin Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Robert B. Reich Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Shirley S. Chater Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
Stephen G. Kellison Trustee
Marilyn Moon Trustee
John R. Dyer Acting Principal Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
1995 Robert E. Rubin Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Robert B. Reich Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Shirley S. Chater Commissioner of Social Security, and Trustee
Stanford G. Ross Trustee
David M. Walker Trustee
Lawrence H. Thompson Principal Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, and Acting Secretary, Board of Trustees
1994 Lloyd M. Bentsen Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Robert B. Reich Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Stanford G. Ross Trustee
David M. Walker Trustee
Shirley S. Chater Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1993 Lloyd M. Bentsen Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Robert B. Reich Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Stanford G. Ross Trustee
David M. Walker Trustee
Louis D. Enoff Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1992 Nicholas F. Brady Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Lynn Martin Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Stanford G. Ross Trustee
David M. Walker Trustee
Gwendolyn S. King Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1991 Nicholas F. Brady Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Lynn Martin Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Stanford G. Ross Trustee
David M. Walker Trustee
John R. Dyer Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1990 Nicholas F. Brady Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elizabeth Dole Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
vacant Trustee
vacant Trustee
Gwendolyn S. King Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1989 Nicholas F. Brady Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Elizabeth Dole Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Mary Falvey Fuller Trustee
Suzanne Denbo Jaffe Trustee
Dorcas R. Hardy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1988 James A. Baker, III Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Ann McLaughlin Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Otis R. Bowen, M.D. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Mary Falvey Fuller Trustee
Suzanne Denbo Jaffe Trustee
Dorcas R. Hardy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1987 James A. Baker, III Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
William E. Brock Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Otis R. Bowen, M.D. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Mary Falvey Fuller Trustee
Suzanne Denbo Jaffe Trustee
Dorcas R. Hardy Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1986 James A. Baker, III Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
William E. Brock Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Otis R. Bowen, M.D. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Mary Falvey Fuller Trustee
Suzanne Denbo Jaffe Trustee
Martha A. McSteen Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1985 James A. Baker, III Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Ford B. Ford Under Secretary of Labor, and Acting Trustee
Margaret M. Heckler Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Mary F. Fuller Trustee
Suzanne D. Jaffe Trustee
Martha A. McSteen Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1984 Donald T. Regan Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Raymond J. Donovan Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Margaret M. Heckler Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
Martha A. McSteen Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1983 Donald T. Regan Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Raymond J. Donovan Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Margaret M. Heckler Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
John A. Svahn Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1982 Donald T. Regan Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Raymond J. Donovan Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Richard S. Schweiker Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
John A. Svahn Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1981 Donald T. Regan Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Raymond J. Donovan Secretary of Labor, and Trustee
Richard S. Schweiker Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Trustee
John A. Svahn Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1980 G. William Miller Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Ray Marshall Secretary of Labor
Patricia Roberts Harris Secretary of Health and Human Services
William J. Driver Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1979 W. Michael Blumenthal Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Ray Marshall Secretary of Labor
Joseph A. Califano, Jr. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Stanford G. Ross Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1978 W. Michael Blumenthal Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Ray Marshall Secretary of Labor
Joseph A. Califano, Jr. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Don I. Wortman Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1977 W. Michael Blumenthal Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Ray Marshall Secretary of Labor
Joseph A. Califano, Jr. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
James B. Cardwell Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1976 William E. Simon Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
W. J. Usery, Jr. Secretary of Labor
David Mathews Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
James B. Cardwell Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1975 William E. Simon Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
John T. Dunlop Secretary of Labor
Casper W. Weinberger Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
James B. Cardwell Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1974 William E. Simon Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Peter J. Brennan Secretary of Labor
Casper W. Weinberger Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
James B. Cardwell Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1973 George P. Shultz Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Peter J. Brennan Secretary of Labor
Casper W. Weinberger Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Arthur E. Hess Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1972 John B. Connally Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
J. D Hodgson Secretary of Labor
Elliot L. Richardson Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1971 John B. Connally Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
J. D Hodgson Secretary of Labor
Elliot L. Richardson Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1970 David M. Kennedy Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
George P. Shultz Secretary of Labor
Robert H. Finch Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1969 Joseph W. Barr Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Willard Wirtz Secretary of Labor
Wilbur J. Cohen Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1968 Henry H. Fowler Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
W. Willard Wirtz Secretary of Labor
Wilbur J. Cohen Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1967 Joseph W. Barr Acting Secretary of the Treasury, and Acting Managing Trustee of the Trust Fund
W. Willard Wirtz Secretary of Labor
John W. Gardner Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1966 Henry H. Fowler Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
W. Willard Wirtz Secretary of Labor
John W. Gardner Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1965 C. Douglas Dillon Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
W. Willard Wirtz Secretary of Labor
Anthony J. Celebrezze Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1964 C. Douglas Dillon Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
W. Willard Wirtz Secretary of Labor
Anthony J. Celebrezze Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1963 C. Douglas Dillon Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
W. Willard Wirtz Secretary of Labor
Anthony J. Celebrezze Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Robert M. Ball Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1962 C. Douglas Dillon Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Arthur J. Goldberg Secretary of Labor
Abraham Ribicoff Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
W. L. Mitchell Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1961 Robert B. Anderson Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
James P. Mitchell Secretary of Labor
Arthur S. Flemming Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
W. L. Mitchell Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1960 Robert B. Anderson Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
James P. Mitchell Secretary of Labor
Arthur S. Flemming Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
W. L. Mitchell Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1959 Robert B. Anderson Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
James P. Mitchell Secretary of Labor
Arthur S. Flemming Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
W. L. Mitchell Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1958 Robert B. Anderson Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
James P. Mitchell Secretary of Labor
Marion B. Folsom Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Charles I. Schottland Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1957 George M. Humphrey Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
James P. Mitchell Secretary of Labor
Marion B. Folsom Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Charles I. Schottland Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1956 George M. Humphrey Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
James P. Mitchell Secretary of Labor
Marion B. Folsom Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Charles I. Schottland Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1955 George M. Humphrey Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
James P. Mitchell Secretary of Labor
Oveta Culp Hobby Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Charles I. Schottland Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1954 George M. Humphrey Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
James P. Mitchell Secretary of Labor
Oveta Culp Hobby Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
John W. Tramburg Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1953 George M. Humphrey Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Martin Durkin Secretary of Labor
Oveta Culp Hobby Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Arthur J. Altmeyer Commissioner of Social Security, and Secretary, Board of Trustees
1952 John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Maurice J. Tobin Secretary of Labor
Oscar R. Ewing Federal Security Administrator
1951 John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Maurice J. Tobin Secretary of Labor
Oscar R. Ewing Federal Security Administrator
1950 John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Maurice J. Tobin Secretary of Labor
Oscar R. Ewing Federal Security Administrator
1949 John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Maurice J. Tobin Secretary of Labor
Oscar R. Ewing Federal Security Administrator
1948 John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
L.B. Schwellenbach Secretary of Labor
Oscar R. Ewing Federal Security Administrator
1947 John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
L.B. Schwellenbach Secretary of Labor
Watson B. Miller Federal Security Administrator
1946 Henry H. Morgenthau, Jr. Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Frances I. Perkins Secretary of Labor
Arthur J. Altmeyer Chairman, Social Security Board
1945 Henry Morgenthau, Jr. Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds
Frances I. Perkins Secretary of Labor
A. J. Altmeyer Chairman, Social Security Board