Member - Audit Committee
Member - Disability Appeals / Administrative Appeals Committee #2
Elected by Kentucky Employees Retirement System members – Term Expires March 31, 2022
Raymond Campbell Connell was elected to serve as one of the two KRS Board of Trustees representatives from the Kentucky Employees Retirement System (KERS) in March 2018. He is a member of the KRS Audit Committee.
Mr. Connell is a Staff Attorney III with the Kentucky Department of Revenue, where he is responsible for representing the Finance and Administration Cabinet, Kentucky Department of Revenue, in ongoing court cases regarding a variety of substantive and collection tax matters. Prior to his current position, Mr. Connell spent seven years as a Tax Associate with three different firms in Washington, D.C., after working as an Attorney Advisor for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Chief Counsel.
Mr. Connell graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts; and after graduation spent a year abroad studying International Law at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association.