TRTA employs several full-time staff members who work under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director to support and manage the goals set forth by the Board of Directors. The primary functions of the TRTA staff include legislative advocacy, member service, communication, membership data management and recruitment, and supporting the charitable endeavors of the Texas Retired Teachers Foundation. If you are not sure who to contact on the TRTA staff regarding your concern, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Directs TRTA office and legislative program; provides organizational support to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors and represents TRTA at TRS, in the Texas Legislature, Congress and at various public gatherings. TRTF State Coordinator. General Partner, 12th Street Limited.
Works with Executive Director to manage TRTA staff and maintain office. Maintains TRTA and TRTF financial records, oversees commented annual audits for TRTA, TRTF, TRTA GP LLC and Twelfth Street Ltd. entities and coordinates all information for the required tax returns. Works with management company to oversee state office building and tenants. (Committees: Executive, Finance and Convention).
Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships and Member Outreach
Assists with the legislative development and contact teams. Serves as liaison to District Presidents. Works with the Executive Director to review plans, programs and advancement of objectives to ensure annual goals. (Committees: Legislative and Retirement Education).
Associate Director, Communications and Operations
Manages TRTA internal operations procedures, serves as support staff for legislative efforts, writes and edits all publications. (Committees: Executive, Legislative, Convention and Organizational Affairs).
Designs all publications, promotional items, and direct marketing materials. Designs the Foundation publications. (Committees: Communications).
Senior Membership Analyst
Oversees membership database and payments, answers calls from local and district treasurers, manages convention registration, trains district and local volunteers to use TRTAPortal, serves as liaison with third party software and network support vendors. (Committee: Retirement Education and Membership/Volunteer Services).
Processes membership enrollments, renewals and event registrations. Responds to membership inquiries from individuals and local chapter officers. Assists local chapters with TRTAPortal data management. Provides administrative support for the membership database and in other essential areas of the membership department. (Committees: Membership/Volunteer Services and Retirement Education).
Works with the Executive Director and Deputy Director on operations, program integration, volunteer leadership, organizational planning, and internal team coordination. Maintains the Executive Director’s calendar and travel arrangements. Organizes and prepares materials for Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings and events such as DPLC and Convention. (Committees: Convention, Executive, and Organizational Affairs).
Generates video and social media content, assists with district and local chapter web pages, writes and edits all publications. Generates video for the Foundation. (Committees: Legislative, Communications, Health and Safety).
TRTF Senior Operations and Programs Advisor
Manages the charitable programs for the Texas Retired Teachers Foundation, including administering the “A Helping Hand” and Tutor Programs, and processing grant and scholarship applications and charitable donations.
Processes membership enrollments and renewals and responds to membership inquiries from individuals. Provides administrative support for the membership database and in other essential areas of the membership department. Answers and directs incoming calls as needed.