NARFE - Minnesota Federation
President's Message
...and THANKS for visiting our Minnesota NARFE web site! My name is Karen Thygeson, and I am currently President of the Executive Board of the Minnesota State Federation of NARFE Chapters. I want to personally welcome you on this visit, and hope that you will continue to visit with us from time to time, in order to keep yourself up to date and "educated" on all the issues of interest to all current and retired federal employees.
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Click here for President Karen's report from the July 10-14 meeting in FL.
Minnesota NARFE Website

This website is one of the avenues by which news and information is distributed from chapter and Federation officers to NARFE members in Minnesota.  Other avenues are the newsletter (see archives at right) and emails.

This website complements the NARFE National website, which can be entered via the icon at the upper right.  That website has a rich mix of news and information.  There is a public area and areas reserved for members and chapter and Federation officers.

NOTE: the several Click here links in this website should cause a PDF file to display on the computer screen. If instead, the file downloads to the computer, there may be a browser setting to change this.

Click on Read More (below) for more information about this website and the companion site NARFE National. 



Minnesota Chapters

Click here for Chapter Contact Information 2017.


Secretary's Corner

Greetings! I am Roxanne Ianovich, and I look forward to serving you as the new Secretary on the Executive Board of the Minnesota State Federation of NARFE Chapters. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, concerns, or ideas to share. You can reach me by phone at 651-681-9548, or via email at
Thanks for checking out the Federation website. You are encouraged to do so often. After all, this is YOUR website. Use it often to stay informed on issues important to you and your chapter.This link contains important information from the MN NARFE Federation Secretary.


MN Happenings

Convention News, Scholarship News,

NARFE PAC, Membership News,

Service Officer Information.


Legislative Matters

Click here for Federal Legislators.

Click here for 2017 State Legislators.



News and Notes

Welcome to News and notes.  You will find information relating to National happenings.  State, Chapter and District information is found in other sections of this webpage.


Jim Ryan 1st VP Membership:

Thank you to all in the Minnesota Federation who acted on faith in selecting me as the new Membership Vice President.  I greatly appreciate the opportunity to serve on the behalf of all our members.


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Reports Archive

This section is a repository of the Federation's Approved Reports, namely the

Meeting Minutes and the Treasurer's Reports

All these reports have been reviewed and accepted by either the Executive Board or the Membership (through their delegates at convention).


Click on Read More (below) to access the archived reports.


Alzheimer's Information

Each Chapter President appoints a Chapter Alzheimer’s Chair who coordinates local fund raising, sends funds to the State Alzheimer’s Coordinator, encourages volunteer hours for local Alzheimer’s programs and assistance to Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers. They also assist the Chapter Program Chair to arrange for speakers knowledgeable about Alzheimer’s-related topics and cooperates with the Chapter Public Relations Officer in attracting media attention to the chapter’s Alzheimer’s efforts. NARFE National Headquarters is notified of the appointment of the Chapter Alzheimer’s Chair via the F-7 Form.




NARFE's Mission