There are a couple of
ways that you can join TRTA:
1. You may join at your local unit (contact
TRTA to find out where the closest
local unit is to you, or go
here for the
Local Units Web Directory). According to the TRTA
Bylaws, Article IV: Members, Section 1 states:
Beginning July 1, 2004, any new member of a Local
Unit, defined as a member who was not a member of
that Local Unit in the previous year, shall also
belong to the state organization.
2. You may join as an at-large member at the State
level. Dues are $25 annually (Membership Year: July
1 - June 30). You also may choose to pay
by check, or by payroll deduction from your TRS
annuity. If you choose payroll deduction, you'll
need TRS Form 593. Dues are $2.08 monthly. (For
On the TRTA Membership Enrollment form there are two
membership designations: "regular" and "associate."
If you are a retired public school district or
higher educational institution employee, you will be
a "regular" member. If you are a person who is
interested in retiree or educational issues, such as
a friend or a spouse of a member, you should sign up
as an "associate" member.
Mail your TRTA membership form along with your
dental and vision application to:
6034 W. Courtyard Dr., Ste. 300
Austin, TX 78731
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