The Oklahoma Retired Educators Association provides a voice for retired education employees, secures and protects benefits, and enhances the quality of life for its members.
If you haven’t had an opportunity to call your representatives and senators at the Oklahoma Legislature, this would be a great time to call about our Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) bill, House Bill 2985, authored by Representative Avery Frix.
Last week’s update included information about House Bill 1340, legislation that would create a one-time stipend—2% of the annual
One thing's for certain--happenings at the Oklahoma State Capitol can change quickly--some days it's hard to keep up. Agendas change, schedules change, and sometimes even people's minds change.
A few days ago I alerted you that our COLA bill was scheduled to be heard in committee on Tuesday. Late yesterday afternoon, the agenda was "officially" posted and the COLA bill
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OREA members who are also NEA-R members are eligible to run as candidates for the offices listed below.
* OEA/NEA Retired Delegate(s)-at Large to the OEA Delegate Assembly
* NEA Retired Delegate(s)-at Large to the NEA Representative Assembly (Successor Delegates Only) in Minneapolis, MN
OEA Election Filing period opens February 1, 2018 and closes February 16, 2018.
Voting opens in the OEA Elections on March 19, 2018 and closes on March 30, 2018.
Filing forms are available on the OEA website www.okea.org, using the two links listed below, at OEA Headquarters and the Tulsa Regional Office. Please note there is a second page on the filing form where you may submit a photo and short bio. Please contact OREA Executive Director, Sabra Tucker, if you need assistance with the form. Unfortunately, financial assistance from OREA is not generally available to winning candidates. NEA-R members are eligible to VOTE in the election for OEA President, OEA Vice-President, and the OEA Ethnic Minority Representative to the OEA Delegate Assembly as well as the two positions listed above. Online voting will take place on the OEA website, www.okea.org
As an OREA member, you will join almost 15,000 colleagues who provide a strong voice for retired educators at the state capitol and in a variety of other places where representation is needed. Since our founding in 1952, OREA has been the trusted leader for retired public school employees in Oklahoma. Join today and make our voice stronger.