DEADLINE: RSVP today for GSU SUAA luncheon on May 24!

Today is deadline for RSVPs for GSU-SUAA Luncheon. Please attend!

If you plan to attend, but have not yet confirmed, please respond to this message by today, May 20. We have to submit the final headcount for lunch on the morning of the 21st.

The GSU-SUAA Annual Luncheon will be Thursday, May 24, in Engbretson Hall at 12:00 noon. The full member Business Meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. in Engbretson Hall. (If you can’t attend the Business Meeting, you can still join us for lunch at noon.)

The meeting agenda, the luncheon program, and the proposed changes to the bylaws were emailed to all members on May 16.

Take the opportunity to relax, enjoy a nice lunch, and visit with other members.


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Posted by on May 20, 2018 in Uncategorized


New SURS Trustees

New SURS trustees elected. Read all about it here:

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Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Uncategorized


GSU SUAA Annual Newsletter 2017-18

GSU-SUAA Members,

Click here to check out the annual GSU SUAA Newsletter for 2017-2018.

Included in the newsletter is your invitation to the GSU-SUAA Annual Luncheon, Thursday, May 24. We hope to see you all there (RSVP requested).

Thanks to our editor, Lynne Hostetter, for her excellent work on the newsletter. 

Colleen Rock Ellis
GSU-SUAA President


Annual Membership Luncheon on May 24

GSU SUAA Members,

Plan to attend the GSU-SUAA Annual Luncheon, Thursday, May 24, in Engbretson Hall at 12:00 noon.

There will be a full membership meeting at 11:30, immediately before the luncheon. All members attending can vote on action items. One action will be proposed changes to the Bylaws. Click here to review the Bylaws with proposed changes: additions are highlighted in yellow and deletions are struck through. An agenda will be sent at a later date.

Take the opportunity to join us, relax, enjoy a nice lunch, and visit with other members.

Colleen Rock Ellis
GSU-SUAA President

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Posted by on April 17, 2018 in GSU SUAA, Meetings, Membership


GSU SUAA Board Meeting on Thursday 4/12/18

All are welcome to attend!


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Posted by on April 9, 2018 in GSU SUAA, Meetings


SUAA is in the News! Three articles of Interest for SUAA Members

To All SUAA Members!SUAA and the Pension Obligation Bond Issue are in the news! Below are links to the newest articles.

Linda Brookhart, SUAA Executive Director, talks about the Pension Obligation Bond Proposal and the need for creative and innovative solutions to address Illinois’ fiscal problems.
March 2018 Illinois Business Journal
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Larry Alferink, SUAA President, discusses the bond issue and how proceeds from investments could help the pension fund catch up to where it should be.
NPR from Illinois State University
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Ralph Martire, Center For Tax and Budget Accountability, gives three reasons for the state’s unfunded pension liability and the option to re-amortize the repayment schedule created under the Pension Ramp.
March 2018 Illinois Business Journal
Click Here

Linda L Brookhart
Executive Director
State Universities Annuitants Associatio

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Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Uncategorized


Chapter Meeting on 3/15/18

Board Meeting of the GSU Chapter of SUAA

Thursday, March 15
Beginning at Noon
WDM Hall of Honors


A. Review/approve notes from March 1 meeting
Review notes here
B. App Presentation: Amy Talkington and John Dusablon
C. Committee Reports
– Membership
– Legislative
D. Annual Luncheon Meeting (May 24)
E. Reminder: Annual Newsletter articles due March 20
F. Other Business

All are welcome!

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Posted by on March 13, 2018 in GSU SUAA, Meetings