Michael Pramik is communication strategist for the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and editor of the PERSpective blog. As an experienced business journalist, he clarifies complex pension policies and helps members make smart choices to secure their retirement.
Knowledge & Issues Strategist
Betsy Butler is the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System’s knowledge and issues strategist, researching information on pensions, retirement and health care. Betsy came to OPERS in 2009 after working as a special collections librarian for two OPERS employers: the Ohio History Connection and Miami University.
Assistant Director of Member Services
Donna Castiglione is the assistant director of Member Services and has been with the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System for more than 13 years. She has extensive experience in customer service management in a variety of industries.
Assistant Government Relations Officer
Chris Collins is an assistant government relations officer at the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, advocating for our legislative agenda. Prior to joining the OPERS team, Chris was Ohio legislative director for the Service Employees International Union State Council for seven years.
Senior Communication Specialist
Kristen Dohrmann is a senior communication specialist with the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. Kristen is responsible for active member communications including the quarterly member newsletter, OPERS News. She has more than 10 years of experience as a communicator in the public sector.
Health Care Communication Specialist
Heather Drago is a health care communication specialist with the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. She breaks down health care topics into clear, concise, consumable messaging for our retirees. When she’s not blogging, Heather composes content for OPERS print publications, the OPERS website and internal employee communication.
Manager of Education
Bobbie O’Neil serves as manager of Education for the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. Bobbie holds several degrees in education administration as well as curriculum development and instruction. She has more than 20 years of experience as an educator and administrator, working in a variety of public and private settings with diverse populations.