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NEA-Retired Leadership and Contacts

Your NEA-Retired leadership team

NEA-Retired Executive Council

  • Sarah Borgman,
    President (2nd Term)

    (9/2020 - 8/2023)
    [email protected]

  • Jean Dobashi,
    Vice President (1st Term)

    (9/2019 - 8/2022)  

  • Marilyn Warner,
    Secretary (1st Term)

    (9/2021 - 8/2024)  

  • Meg Gruber (1st Term)
    (9/2021 - 8/2024)

  • Roberta "Bobbie" Margo (1st Term)
    (9/2019-8/2022)

  • Linda McCrary (2nd Term)
    (9/2019 - 8/2022)  

  • Janice Poirier (1st Term)
    (9/2021 - 8/2024)

  • JoAnn Smith-Mashburn (1st Term)
    (9/2020 - 8/2023)  

  • Tom Wellman (1st Term)
    (9/2020 - 8/2023)  

2021-2022 NEA Board of Directors for Retired

  • Anita Gibson (2nd Term)
    (9/2021 - 8/2024)  

  • Julie Horwin (1st Term)
    (9/2020 - 8/2023)  

  • Judy Rohde

    Judy Rohde (1st Term)
    (9/2020 - 8/2023)  

  • Barbara Schram (2nd Term)
    (9/2021 - 8/2024)  

  • Mae Smith (2nd Term)
    (9/2019 - 8/2022)  

  • Ed Foglia, CA
    Special Term (9/2021-8/2022)

2021-2022 NEA Board of Directors for Retired Alternates

Janet Kilgus
(9/2021 - 8/2024)

Diane Larson
(9/2019 - 8/2022)

Diccie L. Smith
(9/2020 - 8/2023)

2021-2022 NEA Resolutions Committee for Retired

Ross Dill
Sidney Kardon
Pat Jordan
Bobby J. Pierson
Ginny Bossse
Sandra Hatle

2021-2022 NEA Resolutions Committee for Alternates for Retired

Maureen Keeney (1st Alt)

Karen Sondheim (2nd Alt)

2020-2021 NEA-Retired Elections Chair

Stephen Gorrie

NEA Today for NEA-Retired Members (NEA-Retired magazine)

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