At the Membership Meeting of December 7, 2023 Patrick Butler gave an update on behalf of Jessica Breheny and David Yancey, who serve with him on RBOA. Patrick has been seeking to fully understand how the funds that this board oversees are accounted for.
By Paul Fong. Completing my first two-year term has been exciting to me as your president. I was very fortunate to have Walt Soellner as vice president and Ron Levesque as the treasurer. Their service on the Executive Board is greatly appreciated by me and members of the AFT 6157R.
By Kathy Jasper. When Paul Fong was unable to attend the California Federation of Teacher’s convention in San Francisco this spring, I was lucky to be selected to represent our local. I got to hear about the many ways the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) is working with their retirement community.
By Kathy Jasper. A big thank you to California State Senator Dave Cortese who authored California Retired Teachers Association’s (CalRTA) Senate Joint Resolution 1, which calls for the US Congress to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset (WEP/GPO).
By Ron Levesque. Hired in 1996 to teach English at Evergreen Valley College, Steven Mentor has come to know our college district well, but since becoming union president in 2022, he has learned so much more about its strengths and weaknesses, and its potential.