Retired Program & Policy Council

2009 MEA-MFT PPC Report


Members Present:
Charlene Suckow (chair)
Joe Brookshier
Garth Cox
Marge Crennen
Wanda Grinde
Darrell Layman
Linda Layman
Karen Lewis
Dallas Miller
Karen Moses
Wayne Stanford
Tom Bilodeau (staff)


Action taken. The PPC recommends MEA-MFT:

1. Support providing a modified PRO to all new hires.
2. Oppose legislation to eliminate or diminish the defined benefit pension in the Teachers’ and Public Employees’ Retirement Systems for new and current hires.
3. Prepare a constitutional amendment to permit retirees to hold state office.