Check out the 2016 MRSPA Trips
The 2015 MRSPA Leadership Workshops will include local association presidents, presidents-elect, treasurers and membership chairs. The agenda and directions will be shared prior to the workshop dates.
Joy Schwab, MRSPA Scholarship Committee chair, with the assistance of committee members Chuck Ridgeway and Carla Duls, conducted the Scholarship Raffle Drawing at the Annual Meeting May 12.
The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) Effective July 1 2015 is 1.622%.
The MRSPA Member Benefits Committee investigates and recommends selected benefits for MRSPA members
The MRSPA Annual Meeting, with 280 members and guests, was held May 12, 2015 at Turf Valley Resort & Conference Center in Ellicott City, Maryland. MRSPA President Max Muller presided at the meeting, which included approval of the 2015-2016 Budget, proposed Bylaws changes, and election of officers. Awards were presented for Community Service and Membership.
MRSPA Scholarship Chair Joy Schwab presented three $2,000 scholarships to persons employed in schools working to obtain certification in Maryland. Emily Ewin, Frederick County, attending Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina Teresa Jordan, Washington County, attending American Public University Cenora Singleton, Montgomery County, attending the University of Maryland
Richard Turner, Wicomico County, is the 2015 recipient of the MRSPA Outstanding Individual Community Service Award. Turner volunteers with a variety of organizations in his community. Loretta Hill, a member in Carroll County, was selected to receive the 2015 Individual Honorable Mention Community Service Award. Hill sees a need and steps up to do it. The 2015 Outstanding Local Association Award is shared by the Garrett County Retired School Personnel Association and the Harford County Retired School Personnel Association.
Immediate Past President E. Stuart Tucker installed the officers for the coming year. Joining current officers, President Max E. Muller, and Vice President Nancy Gordon, were President-Elect Frances (Fay) W. Miller, Secretary Carla J. Duls, and Treasurer Alicia Hardisky.