Annual Delegates Meeting

Annual Delegates Meeting
The 2021 Delegates Meeting will be a virtual event Friday, Oct. 29 and include an election of two Teacher Board Members.
Contact Us

(800) 348-7298, Ext. 4785
convdel@nystrs.org

As always, informational presentations about the Retirement System will be provided at the meeting. Please see the agenda.

Delegate-Board/Staff Q&A
The meeting includes an hour-long Q&A session with the Board and staff. To ensure we can answer as many questions as possible during the Q&A session, please submit your questions to us in advance via email to convdel@nystrs.org. The deadline for submitting questions is Friday, Oct. 1. Similar questions will be grouped together and answered thoroughly. Depending on the volume of questions received, it may not be possible to address every inquiry. For your reference, you can watch the 2020 Q&A session on our website.

Election of Teacher Trustees
Two teacher member trustees are up for election at the meeting. Eric J. Iberger, a teacher in the Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District, is the incumbent running for election for the 2022-2025 term. Juliet Benaquisto, a teacher in the Schenectady City School District, is the incumbent running for election to complete the remainder of the 2020-2023 term. 

Nominations for other candidates will be accepted through close of business on Friday, Oct. 15. Refer to the Nominating Petition for more information. It is NOT necessary to submit a nomination form for Mr. Iberger or Ms. Benaquisto. Their names will automatically appear on the ballot.

Additional Meeting Details
In the coming weeks, we will provide delegates with additional meeting details, including the virtual platform to access the meeting and a User Guide.

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