07/04/2013 09:23 am ET Updated Sep 03, 2013

Trustees Who Took Controversial Hawaii Trip Now Leading One Of Detroit's Pension Fund Boards | Detroit Free Press

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Two trustees were tapped to lead one of Detroit's pension fund boards on Wednesday, less than two months after taking a controversial, all-expenses-paid trip to Hawaii for a conference.

Cedric Cook and John Riehl will lead the Detroit General Retirement System as chairman and vice chairman, respectively. The two of them, along with two other Detroit pension trustees, went to a Hawaiian beach resort for an educational conference in May that cost the city's taxpayer-backed pension funds an estimated $22,000.

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