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Delegates are active NYSTRS members elected to represent their co-workers at the System's Annual Delegates Meeting, held each fall. A delegate's primary responsibility at the meeting is to elect a teacher member to the Retirement Board.
For more information about the election process, roles and responsibilities, refer to:
Choose the appropriate button above to see a list of current delegates as reported to us by employers, or the list of delegates who served during the 2011-13 term.
For information on how to treat Delegates Meeting attendance, salary and expense issues, refer to: Delegate News 2013-10; Opinion of the State Comptroller; Decision of the Commissioner of Education; and, Opinion of Counsel to the Education Department.
As a delegate, you serve as a liaison between NYSTRS and System members in your district. Please urge your co-workers to visit these areas of our website: Active Members, Benefits, Retirement Planning, and the Library.
Help us promote round-the-clock access to NYSTRS benefit information and self-service tools by sharing these MyNYSTRS posters: Jurassic MyNYSTRS; Retro MyNYSTRS; Inspirational MyNYSTRS; and, Cool MyNYSTRS.
A NYSTRS representative will visit your school to give a tailored benefits presentation to members. Typical topics include new member orientation, retirement planning, and an overview of System benefits. Call (800) 348-7298, Ext. 2914 to schedule a presentation.