2020 NARFE Election Information

Key Dates for the 2020 NARFE Election

June/July 2020: Bylaws information published in NARFE Magazine

July 20, 2020: Electronic voting goes live

August 2020: Ballot appears in NARFE Magazine 

August 31, 2020 (11:59 p.m. Eastern time): Voting closes

VOTING IS NOW OPEN

You will need your membership number and voting PIN to vote. Please check your August issue of NARFE Magazine when it arrives between now and August 1. The PIN is printed on your ballot. If you have not received your August issue by August 1, please contact NARFE's marketing and communications office at 571-483-1277.

If you have an email address on file with NARFE, your voting PIN can also be found in email with the subject line: "NARFE Election - Voting Now Open."

Voting Link: https://vote.escvote.com/narfe

 

Election FAQ

 

Bylaws Proposals and Standing Rules

The bylaws proposals are available to review in a PDF booklet, which includes a list of all bylaws, standing rules and resolution proposals under consideration; a summary of the Ballot and Resolution Committee recommendations and rationales; and detailed information on each proposal.

 

Dues Increase Information 

As we reach our centennial milestone, we celebrate the progress we have made in becoming a modern, effective, well-governed association that provides valuable benefits and resources to the people who make us one of the greatest organizations—NARFE members. 

In the past decade, NARFE has created opportunities that add substantial value for individual members, worked to reshape the perception of the importance of federal workers, and had a significant positive impact on legislation that affects the federal community. In that time, NARFE has worked hard to create value. Read More...

 

Referendum Item

Proposed Action: NEB-01
Title: NEB Salaries 
Proposed by: National Executive Board

In accordance with Article VI, Section 2, which requires the NEB to “perform such other duties as directed by membership ballot” and Article III, Section 4.B., which requires a two-thirds vote to approve “any resolution or report that recommends changes in dues or compensation of the national officers or of the RVPs, the NEB has adopted the following motion for ratification by the membership.

  • To cut RVP salaries by 50%; no COLA for the entire NEB, effective November 1, 2022.


Candidates for National and Regional Office Announced

The following candidates are running for the offices of National President, National Secretary/Treasurer, and Regional Vice President. Their statements are also published in the March 2020 issue of NARFE Magazine.

National President

  • Ken Thomas

National Secretary/Treasurer

  • Kathryn Hensley
  • Cindy Renee Blythe

Region I RVP

  • No Candidate

Region II RVP

  • Gary Roundtree

 Region III RVP

  • Clarence Robinson

Region IV RVP

  • Robert Helfrich
  • Donald Wiese

Region V RVP

  • No Candidate

Region VI RVP

  • Marshall Richards

Region VII RVP

  • Rodney Adelman

Region VIII RVP

  • Robert Ruskamp

Region IX RVP

  • Richard Wilson
  • Linda Silverio

Region X RVP

  •   Bill Shackelford
  •   Robert Allen

 

 

National Active and Retired

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES Association

NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association) 606 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 838-7760, Fax: (703) 838-7785.

 

This is the only website that reflects the official opinions and positions of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE). Opinions and/or positions that appear on any other site bearing NARFE's name or seal are not necessarily those of NARFE. Click here for Privacy Statement.   NARFE has been certified by Dun & Bradstreet.

2020 NARFE Election Information

Key Dates for the 2020 NARFE Election

June/July 2020: Bylaws information published in NARFE Magazine

July 20, 2020: Electronic voting goes live

August 2020: Ballot appears in NARFE Magazine 

August 31, 2020 (11:59 p.m. Eastern time): Voting closes

VOTING IS NOW OPEN

You will need your membership number and voting PIN to vote. Please check your August issue of NARFE Magazine when it arrives between now and August 1. The PIN is printed on your ballot. If you have not received your August issue by August 1, please contact NARFE's marketing and communications office at 571-483-1277.

If you have an email address on file with NARFE, your voting PIN can also be found in email with the subject line: "NARFE Election - Voting Now Open."

Voting Link: https://vote.escvote.com/narfe

 

Election FAQ

 

Bylaws Proposals and Standing Rules

The bylaws proposals are available to review in a PDF booklet, which includes a list of all bylaws, standing rules and resolution proposals under consideration; a summary of the Ballot and Resolution Committee recommendations and rationales; and detailed information on each proposal.

 

Dues Increase Information 

As we reach our centennial milestone, we celebrate the progress we have made in becoming a modern, effective, well-governed association that provides valuable benefits and resources to the people who make us one of the greatest organizations—NARFE members. 

In the past decade, NARFE has created opportunities that add substantial value for individual members, worked to reshape the perception of the importance of federal workers, and had a significant positive impact on legislation that affects the federal community. In that time, NARFE has worked hard to create value. Read More...

 

Referendum Item

Proposed Action: NEB-01
Title: NEB Salaries 
Proposed by: National Executive Board

In accordance with Article VI, Section 2, which requires the NEB to “perform such other duties as directed by membership ballot” and Article III, Section 4.B., which requires a two-thirds vote to approve “any resolution or report that recommends changes in dues or compensation of the national officers or of the RVPs, the NEB has adopted the following motion for ratification by the membership.

  • To cut RVP salaries by 50%; no COLA for the entire NEB, effective November 1, 2022.


Candidates for National and Regional Office Announced

The following candidates are running for the offices of National President, National Secretary/Treasurer, and Regional Vice President. Their statements are also published in the March 2020 issue of NARFE Magazine.

National President

  • Ken Thomas

National Secretary/Treasurer

  • Kathryn Hensley
  • Cindy Renee Blythe

Region I RVP

  • No Candidate

Region II RVP

  • Gary Roundtree

 Region III RVP

  • Clarence Robinson

Region IV RVP

  • Robert Helfrich
  • Donald Wiese

Region V RVP

  • No Candidate

Region VI RVP

  • Marshall Richards

Region VII RVP

  • Rodney Adelman

Region VIII RVP

  • Robert Ruskamp

Region IX RVP

  • Richard Wilson
  • Linda Silverio

Region X RVP

  •   Bill Shackelford
  •   Robert Allen

 

 



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NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association) 606 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 838-7760, Fax: (703) 838-7785.

 

This is the only website that reflects the official opinions and positions of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE). Opinions and/or positions that appear on any other site bearing NARFE's name or seal are not necessarily those of NARFE. Click here for Privacy Statement.   NARFE has been certified by Dun & Bradstreet.