If you are interested in joining a committee and making a difference in the lives of fellow retirees, please contact the MRSPA Office by phone at 410-551-1517, or send us an email at  Click on the committee name below for more detailed information about the MRSPA committee. 


Fay Miller - Kent Co.

  • Reviews the bylaws annually

  • Accepts and makes suggestions to change or update the bylaws

  • Recommends changes to be voted on at the annual meeting 

Consumer Education


John Sisson - Prince George's and Worcester Counties​

  • Prepares and distributes the Consumer Connection

  • Submits consumer-related articles for the newsletter

  • Provides medical emergency cards for members

  • Meets annually with a representative from the Attorney General’s Office.

Community Service

Trish Bendler - Montgomery Co.​

  • Encourages local community service projects

  • Compiles lists and examples of community service projects

  • Receives nominations for statewide recognition of projects

  • Selects winners and announces them at the annual meeting

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Dr. Stephen Raucher - Montgomery


  • Receives and monitors bank statements, investment information, and treasurer’s reports

  • Reviews the audit report

  • Recommends investments

  • Reviews budget requests and prepares the annual budget


Fred Evans - Montgomery Co.

  • Reviews all state legislation

  • Supports or opposes selected bills with letters and testimony

  • Advocates for pension protection

Member Benefits

Alice Mitchell- Dorchester Co.

  • Locates, selects, and communicates member benefits

  • Arranges presentations and prepares or approves benefit materials

  • Develops and distributes an annual benefits brochure

  • Updates benefit information as needed


Leslie Schell, Anne Arundel Co.​

  • Promotes MRSPA and local membership for all retirees

  • Works to increase membership annually

  • Shares membership advantages with prospective members

  • Seeks ways of developing direct communication with retirees


Ann Marie Downey - Washington Co.

  • Identifies and proposes members to fill vacant elected offices

  • Presents the slate of officers to members at the annual meeting

  • Conducts and validates the election of officers

Public Relations

Anne B. Humphrey - Cecil Co.

  • Prepares and distributes MRSPA news releases

  • Recommends public relations activities for local associations

  • Prepares Public Relations content for inclusion in the MRSPA Resource Manual

  • Works to promote increased membership

  • Assists local associations in setting up and maintaining a website and/or a Facebook page, as requested

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Matilda "Tillie" Barckley - Anne​

Arundel Co. 

  • Promotes and manages annual scholarship for current employees

  • Develops and holds a raffle to support the scholarships 

  • Presents the scholarships to non-degreed employees at the annual meeting


Vacant ​

  • Locates and selects travel opportunities for members

  • Publicizes annual trips

  • Works with vendors and responds to members to provide travel