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Switching from DB to DC plan no panacea for state or retirees

Posted by: Tom Mellish, Executive Director, Indiana Retired Teachers Association on Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Indiana State Teachers Associations sees problems with switching to a Defined Contribution Retirement Plan, which is being considered by a General Assembly study committee as one way to improve teacher retention.

Pension Stabilization Fund a good use for surplus

Posted by: Tom Mellish, Executive Director, Indiana Retired Teachers Association on Monday, August 3, 2015

After reading the Indianapolis Star on August 1, 2015, I ask that you join me in emailing or writing, Gov. Mike Pence on what he should do with the $210 million dollar surplus that he has sole discretion on how to spend. He mentioned many areas where the money could be used, but not once mentioned that the Pension Stabilization Fund was even in consideration.

New director excited about new opportunity

Posted by: Tom Mellish, Executive Director, Indiana Retired Teachers Association on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The reason I pursued this position at this time was to be able to support and give back to the people that have been a huge part of my life forever and that is you, Indiana educators!