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2018 RPEC Convention Summary

The 46th Annual RPEC Convention was held in Pasco, Washington on September 19 & 20, 2018, at the Red Lion Hotel Pasco.

2018-2020 Legislative Priorities

Click here to download a copy of the 2018-2020 Legislative Priorities – Passed

Resolutions as passed

  • Resolution 1 – Funding Political Action State Races – Passed as Amended
  • Resolution 2 – Public Employees Organized to Promote Legislative Equality (P.E.O.P.L.E.) – Passed as Amended
  • Resolution 3 – RPEC Convention Scheduling Conflict with Yom Kippur – Passed as Amended
  • Resolution 4 – Repairing the Safety-Net – Passed as Amended
  • Resolution 5 – Contract Protection in the Washington State Constitution – Passed as Amended
  • Resolution 6 – Guidelines for District Committees – Passed
  • Resolution 8 – Permanent PERS 1 Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) – Passed
  • Late Resolution A – New Option to Pay RPEC Dues – Passed as Amended

Presentations

Retirement in America – Diane Oakley, Executive Director, National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS)
National Pension Update – Hank Kim, Executive Director, National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS)

Workshop – An American Illness: Healthcare, Taking It Back by Maria Britton-Sipe, Executive Director, RPEC
Workshop – Feeling the Love: Keeping Membership Groovy by James Cockburn, Membership Coordinator, RPEC
Workshop – How to Communicate with Lawmakers by Emily Murphy, RPEC Lobbyist

Your New Executive Board

Executive Committee:

PRESIDENT: Kandy Kraig
VICE-PRESIDENT: Nancy Heley
TREASURER: Johanna Standish
SECRETARY: Mary Marbles

District Board Members:

DISTRICT #1: Joel Hall (Ch. 6,7,8,37)
DISTRICT #2: Tomas Sandoval (Ch. 15,25,27,45)
DISTRICT #3: Karol Hoffman (Ch. 13,14,29,32,44,48)
DISTRICT #4: Jack Cooper (Ch. 11,16,21,39)
DISTRICT #5: Duane Thompson (Ch. 9,17,20,40)
DISTRICT #6: Michael Marston (Ch. 18,19,22,23,24)
DISTRICT #7: Denny Johnston (Ch. 2)
DISTRICT #8: Carol Dotlich (Ch. 1,10,12)
DISTRICT #9: Alma Jean Marion and Claude Burfect (Ch. 3,28,30,35,46)

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