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Consumer Education Committee

Committee Charge:          

  • The charge to the committee is to promote the well-being of the membership by helping them obtain the services and appropriate information in order to become informed consumers

Committee Responsibilities:

  • To promote the well being of retired school personnel by helping them to obtain the services and information to solve or avoid personal problems.

  • To serve the membership as a source of information about available services and resources in their immediate communities.

  • To serve as a source of information for consumer issues.

  • To promote educational and service programs emphasizing health care, independent living, alternative housing options, consumer fraud, and legal measures.

Chair Responsibilities:

  • Submit reports and attend Board of Directors Meetings and Annual Business Meetings

Collaboration with other Committees:

  • Meet with existing committees to plan activities and to share information when appropriate

Current Committee Vacancy:

  • The Consumer Education Committee is currently accepting proposals for new committee members. Click here to email the MRSPA office regarding committee vacancy. 

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Phyllis Cherry

Con. Ed. Committee Chair

Anne Arundel County

Email Phyllis Cherry

Click Here to read the current

Consumer Connection Newsletter!

The Consumer Connection newsletter is a bi-monthly publication created by the Consumer Education Commitee for the purpose of disseminating information about concerns and issues facing current retirees. 

Previous Consumer Connection Newsletter editions can be found here

External Resources

CDC Mobility Plan Guidelines

MD Department of Aging Programs and Services

Avoiding Scams and Fraud - MD General Attorney Consumer Guide

Webinars & Virtual Seminars

"Navigating Senior Community Living" Webinar (1/18/23)

"Preventing Scams and Fraud" Virtual Seminar (1/6/21)

MRSPA Resources

Emergency Medical Information Card

FYI File - A Record of Contact, Financial, and Legal Information

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