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Q1 How many members are there on the Board?

There are fifteen members which include five officers: Past President, President, First Vice -President, Second Vice- President, Treasurer; nine directors: four from the Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley regions, four from the regions of the province outside the Lower Mainland, and one director at large who is the BCRTA representative to the Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (ACER/CART). Members of the Board are elected at the Annual General Meeting that is usually held in Vancouver in September.


Q2 What is the term of Office for each position?

Each of the officers, with the exception of the Treasurer, is elected for a one-year term. The directors and Treasurer are elected for two-year terms.


Q3 What is the purpose of the BCRTA?

The mission of the BCRTA is the maintenance and enhancement of the quality of life for its members specifically and other seniors generally. The purpose of the BCRTA is to promote the interests of the members, to provide information and advice to members on retirement programmes and benefits, to communicate to members on the activities of the Association and issues of common interest, and to promote excellence in public education.


Q4 How often does the Board meet?

The Board usually meets in September, October, December, January, March (BCTF AGM), April and June. It meets at the BCTF building in Vancouver.


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