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NC Alliance for Retired Americans Convention Call

Jeremy Sprinkle
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Tuesday, June 12th in Raleigh

The North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans (NCARA) will hold its next triennial convention on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the Teamsters Local 391 Hall in Raleigh, featuring a keynote address by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein and opening remarks by NC State AFL-CIO President MaryBe McMillan. Lunch will be provided.

Who: Active union and non-union retiree members and guests
What: State convention of the North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans
When: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 beginning at 11:00 AM
Where: Teamsters Local 391, 6317 Angus Drive, Raleigh, NC 27617
Lunch: Suggested donation of $5 per attendee

The NCARA is the state chapter of the Alliance for Retired Americans -- a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of retired trade union members affiliated with the AFL-CIO and the Change to Win Federation, as well as non-union, community-based members.

Every three years, the NCARA convenes in Raleigh to choose new officers and reorganize to "ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security."

The full 2018 Convention Agenda is as follows:

  1. Convention opening - President Dworkin
  2. Opening Remarks - MaryBe McMillan, President, NC AFL-CIO
  3. Greetings from Tom Rothrock, President, North Carolina Senior Democrats
  4. Financial Report - Judy Coggins, Treasurer
  5. Organizer’s Report - Heather McLaughlin
  6. Nominations and Election for President, Treasurer, and Secretary
  7. Keynote Speaker - Josh Stein, North Carolina Attorney General
  8. Southern Lunch
  9. Elections for Vice Presidents: seven largest unions, four community partners, three remaining unions
  10. Audit Committee report
  11. Speaker – Rich Fiesta, Executive Director, Alliance for Retired Americans
  12. Swearing in of Officers
  13. State of the organization - Bill Dworkin, President, North Carolina Alliance for Retired Americans

In order to defray the cost of the luncheon, the NCARA is asking that members coming to the convention send $5.00 for each attendee. Please bring cash or make your check payable to "NCARA" and mail it to:

NC Alliance for Retired Americans
9021 Cornwell Drive
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Be sure to include the following information when mailing your check:







Have questions? Call Heather McLaughlin, NCARA organizer, at 919-522-8996 or email [email protected].