September 2017 Issue
August 31, 2017

Retirees in Action

Source: NYSUT United


Jay Broad, RC 18, and scores of other Nassau County retirees, make thousands of calls during summer phone banking sessions at the Nassau regional office to raise awareness about why New Yorkers should vote NO on the Nov. 7 constitutional convention ballot question. See related article for more.


From left, Rosemary Catanzariti, ED 52 director, Louise Levine, RC 19, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and Christine Pellegrino, Baldwin TA, at a Long Island DiNapoli fundraiser. Retirees helped Pellegrino score a David-and-Goliath win in the Ninth Assembly District special election.


|Mary Kruchinski, RC 10, went door-to-door as part of NYSUT's six-week Education Summer program. At a Saratoga Springs home she met, from left, Ana Ventre, Albany Public School Teachers Association, Vivian Ventre and Therese O'Neil, RC 10.

Did you know?

NYSUT Retiree Services consultants are resources to retired members, retiree councils and in-service locals on NYSUT retiree matters.

Tracy Beatty, RC 1, 2, 3, 44 716-634-7132
Louise Ortman, RC 4, 46 716-664-7425
Peter Randazzo, RC 5, 6 585-454-5550
Anne Marie Voutsinas, RC 7, 8 315-431-4040
TBD, RC 9, 10 518-783-7977
Mark Padgett, RC 11, 45 607-786-5742
Jennifer Shaad-Derby, RC 12, 13 518-783-7977
Ellen Pincus, RC 14, 15–16 914-592-4411
TBD, RC 17, 18, 19 516-496-2035
Joan Perrini, RC 20, 21, 22, 23 631-273-8822
Judy D. Kalb, RC 43 561-994-4929, ext. 129

Regional conferences

  • RC 13, Oct. 12, Wiltwyck Golf Club, Kingston. Retiree Services Consultant: Jennifer Shaad-Derby
  • RC 15–16, Oct. 17, Crowne Plaza Suffern. Retiree Services Consultant: Ellen Pincus
  • RC 5, 6, Oct. 24, Burgundy Basin. Retiree Services Consultant: Peter Randazzo
  • RC 17–23, Nov. 2, TBA. Retiree Services Consultant: Joan Perrini (Long Island retirees)
  • RC 11, 45, May 23, 2018, TBA. Retiree Services Consultant: Mark Padgett
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