Our local chapters carry out our mission of volunteering for communities and advancing local education initiatives.
Ray Pavy and Jay Bechtel are replacing original Foundation board members Charlie Dilk and Jerry Sparks.
Immediate Past President Dennis Bourquein shares his thoughts as his term comes to an end.
Indiana Retired Teachers Association members now can apply for an exclusive Visa® card.
The IRTA is asking members to rally membership against HB 1463 “Defined Contribution Option Plan”, which passed out of the Senate Labor and Pension Committee with a vote of 6-3 party line vote.
Shoppers on Amazon can designate the Foundation when checking out. AmazonSmile then will donate .5 percent of eligible products and services to the Foundation, at no cost to the shopper.
Please email your State Senators immediately and ask them to oppose HB 1004 and support HB 1161!
Tom Mellish, executive director of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, testified to the House Employment, Labor and Pension Committee on House Bill 1463
We oppose DC Plans on many levels, but our main concern for future educators is that they will not have a secure or stable retirement if they have only a Defined Contribution Plan. 401K Plans were never meant to be a full retirement vehicle, it was designed to be supplemental savings tool.