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Two join IRTF Board of Directors

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | July 5, 2017

Ray Pavy and Jay Bechtel are replacing original Foundation board members Charlie Dilk and Jerry Sparks.

Outgoing President says 'Thank You' for support

Posted by: Dennis Bourquein, Immediate Past President, Board of Directors  | July 5, 2017

Immediate Past President Dennis Bourquein shares his thoughts as his term comes to an end.

New Visa® card program to benefit IRTA, members

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | July 3, 2017

Indiana Retired Teachers Association members now can apply for an exclusive Visa® card.

Call to Action: Speak Out Against HB 1463

Posted by: Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA  | March 23, 2017

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.

Amazon Purchases Support Foundation

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association Foundation  | February 28, 2017

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.

2016 Legislative Update - Call to Action

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | February 20, 2017

Please email your State Senators immediately and ask them to oppose HB 1004 and support HB 1161!

Executive Director testifies against HB 1463

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | February 14, 2017

Tom Mellish, executive director of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, testified to the House Employment, Labor and Pension Committee on House Bill 1463

Call to Action: Opposition to HB 1463

Posted by: Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA  | February 10, 2017

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.