Missouri NEA Retired


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  Join MNEA-Retired
Why Join MNEA-Retired?


Join Online >> 


Print and Mail Form >>
(Annual, Life or EZpay)


Call 1-800-392-0236
  Retiring in the next few years? 
MNEA members who are still working can "pre-pay" and lock in their life membership by joining today as a "pre-retired" member. Contact MNEA-Retired to find out how >>.

Contact MNEA-R

Staff Liason
Phone (816) 548-4357

Staff Secretary             Tracy.Flaherty@mnea.org
Phone (314) 584-1305

 MNEA-R President

 Carol Weatherford


Other MNEA-R Leaders >>  

    CHEER Charitable Fund
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    Attend the MNEA-Retired Annual Meeting and Luncheon

    Friday, April 20, 2018
    Tan Tar A Resort, Osage Beach


    9:30 a.m. - Registration Opens (outside of Parasol I)
    PAC Auction: Bring new items to donate and cash for the drawings!

    10:00 a.m. - Workshops

    • Dr. Ed Weisbart, MD, Chair of Missouri Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program presents a screening of “Big Pharma” (Meeting Rooms 74 & 75)
    • Bill Stewart, East Central MNEA-Retired Member presents “World War II POW Camps in Missouri” (Meeting Rooms 76 & 77)

    11:30 a.m. - Luncheon (Parasol II)

    1:00 p.m. - Business Meeting and Election of Officers/Delegates (Parasol I)

    Register for the Annual Meeting and purchase tickets for the luncheon online with a credit card or a check made payable to MNEA-Retired. Online registrations will be accepted through April 6. The cost is $25 per luncheon ticket. 

    Questions about the MNEA-Retired Annual Meeting and Luncheon should be directed to Tracy Flaherty (tracy.flaherty@mnea.org) at (314) 584-1305.

    Register online now >>

    Print and mail in a paper form >>

    Run for MNEA-Retired office or delegate


    MNEA-R is now accepting declaration of candidacy for the following positions. The election will take place at the MNEA-Retired Annual Meeting April 20, 2018. 

    • Secretary
    • MNEA Board of Directors 
    • Executive Council Member-at-Large
    • PAC Council
    • Delegate to the NEA-R and NEA Representative Assemblies in Minneapolis (Summer 2018)
    • Delegate to the fall 2018, 2019 and spring 2019, 2020 MNEA Representative Assemblies

    Complete the online declaration of candidacy form by April 6.

    Declare your candidacy now using on the online form >> 

    Mail-in paper form >>

    Attend Re-eMERGE
    Capitol Action Days

    Capitol Action Days are part of Missouri NEA’s comprehensive Government Relations plan to promote positive policy for public education. Join MNEA for Re-eMERGE C.A.D. in which new educators and retired educators join forces to talk to legislators about bills and issues that affect Missouri students and classrooms. This is an opportunity for MNEA-Retied members to share stories, experiences and knowledge with the emerging leaders of the association.

    eMERGE members' lunches will be provided, and mileage will be reimbursed by MNEA-Retired.

    Wednesday, April 4 -- CAD with Governance District 9 and some members of MNEA-Retired
    10:00 -- Gather in Hearing Room 4 (Capitol basement) for briefing with Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director
    10:30 -- Join active members and/or retirees to meet with Legislators/Listen to floor debate
    12:30 -- Lunch at MNEA Board Room with members of MNEA-Retired
    1:00 -- Presentation by Stacy Verslues, Member Education Supervisor with PSRS-PEERS
    2:00 -- Conclude
    RSVP now >>

    Wednesday, April 11 -- CAD with members of MNEA-Retired
    10:00 -- Gather in Hearing Room 4 (Capitol basement) for briefing with Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director
    10:30 -- Meet with Legislators/Listen to floor debate, accompanied by members of MNEA-Retired
    12:30 -- Unwind at Canterbury Winery in Holts Summit
    2:00 -- Conclude
    RSVP Now >>


    Join the Organization Working for You

    Missouri NEA is the leading advocate for retired education employees in Missouri. We are working with PSRS, the Missouri General Assembly and Congress for you. The collective lobbying strength of the 35,000-member MNEA and the 3.2 million-member NEA is committed to:

    • leading the effort to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO). More information about this effort can be found at  http://www.nea.org/home/16491.htm
    • improving retirement benefits for all education employees
    • opposing mandatory social security for public employees
    • increasing retirement benefit to 80 percent of salary
    • removing the cap on lifetime COLA
    • providing a fair share of Missouri Public School Retirement System investment profits to current retirees based on years of service, contributions paid and length of retirement security

    You can join MNEA/NEA-Retired on either an annual or lifetime basis. If you would like to join MNEA/NEA-Retired, you have the following options:

    1. Print the form and send with payment to - Missouri NEA, 1810 E Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101.
      • Membership Form (annual dues $75, lifetime-retired dues $450 with the option of one-time, 10 or 20 payments)    

    Subscribe to FOCUS to ensure you receive MNEA-R news 

    Like it or not, we live in changing times. The expense of printing and mailing our association newsletter has become prohibitive. Most of our current members prefer the electronic, full-color edition of "Focus." MNEA must have your current email address is order for you to receive the electronic version, as well as to be included in our MNEA-Retired listserv. You must do one of the following to opt-in to receive your copy of the MNEA-Retired newsletter. 

    1. Contact Tracy Flaherty (tracy.flaherty@mnea.org) with your current email address to receive the FOCUS newsletter electronically.
    2. If you are already receiving the FOCUS electronically, do nothing. If you ever change your email address, contact MNEA with change of address to keep receiving your newsletter. 
    MNEA-Retired newsletter

    Order your free 2017-2018 pocket calendar or planner 

    You may be retired from your career in education, but we know that many of you are still living the good fight for public schools. An MNEA calendar will help you stay in the know with important dates and deadlines. If you would like to receive a 2017-2018 MNEA calendar, order yours today. You can choose to receive an MNEA pocket calendar or planner. Both are free and contain important MNEA dates, such as trainings, Legislative Forums and Capitol Action Days. 

    Order your calendar today (online) >>

    Print and mail in your calendar request >>

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