2020 NARFE Election Information

The 2020 NARFE Election

The 2020 NARFE Election results were certified by Election Services Corporation and are now available.

Results of Officer Elections

Contested races only.

National Secretary/Treasurer

  • Kathryn Hensley

Region IV RVP

  • Robert Helfrich

Region IX RVP

  • Linda Silverio

Region X RVP

  •   Bill Shackelford

 

Bylaws Proposals and Standing Rules

  • B-2002 Ballot Design Standards
    Adds ballot design standards to the bylaws
    REJECTED

  • B-2004 National Executive Board Authority
    Clarifies NEB governance authorities
    ADOPTED

  • B-2005 National Officers’ Vacancies
    Adds how a National Secretary/Treasurer vacancy will be filled
    ADOPTED

  • B-2006 Bylaws Revision
    Eliminates general revisions of bylaws
    ADOPTED

  • B-2007 Voting
    Eliminates resolutions from bylaws 
    ADOPTED

  • B-2008 Equality in Proposing Amendments
    Reduces number of members to propose amendments
    REJECTED

  • B-2009 Federation Mergers
    Permits two or more states to merge federations 
    ADOPTED

  • B-2010 Secretary/Treasurer Term Limits
    Limits to three consecutive terms 
    ADOPTED

  • B-2011 National Officer/RVP Office Terms
    Beginning date of terms changed to January 1
    ADOPTED

  • B-2014 Simplify Voting Process
    Permits voting on bylaws at national conference
    REJECTED

  • B-2015 Executive Director Duties
    Streamlines duties enumerated in the bylaws
    ADOPTED

  • B-2017 Voting Member Privileges
    Requires voting after national conference
    REJECTED

  • B-2018 Add Spousal Members
    Adds spouses to membership at no cost
    REJECTED

  • B-2020 Dues Increases
    Increases member dues 
    ADOPTED

  • B-2021 Federation Payments
    Reduces member dues rebates to federations
    REJECTED

  • BRC-01 Member Categories (Combines B-2003, B-2012 and B-2019)
    Reorders membership categories and eliminates “supporting” members
    ADOPTED

  • S-2002 Ensure Committee Diversity
    Includes all member categories on committees
    REJECTED

  • S-2003 NARFE Audit Publication Deadline
    Eliminates June deadline for publication of audit 
    ADOPTED

  • S-2005 ChapterPayments
    Reduces new member dues rebates to chapters 
    ADOPTED

  • R-2001 Eliminate WEP
    Support legislation to end the WEP Social Security penalty
    ADOPTED

  • R-2002 Increase Social Security
    Support legislation to increase Social Security
    ADOPTED

For more information about these proposals:

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.

 

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

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.

 

 

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

The 2020 NARFE Election

The 2020 NARFE Election results were certified by Election Services Corporation and are now available.

Results of Officer Elections

Contested races only.

National Secretary/Treasurer

  • Kathryn Hensley

Region IV RVP

  • Robert Helfrich

Region IX RVP

  • Linda Silverio

Region X RVP

  •   Bill Shackelford

 

Bylaws Proposals and Standing Rules

  • B-2002 Ballot Design Standards
    Adds ballot design standards to the bylaws
    REJECTED

  • B-2004 National Executive Board Authority
    Clarifies NEB governance authorities
    ADOPTED

  • B-2005 National Officers’ Vacancies
    Adds how a National Secretary/Treasurer vacancy will be filled
    ADOPTED

  • B-2006 Bylaws Revision
    Eliminates general revisions of bylaws
    ADOPTED

  • B-2007 Voting
    Eliminates resolutions from bylaws 
    ADOPTED

  • B-2008 Equality in Proposing Amendments
    Reduces number of members to propose amendments
    REJECTED

  • B-2009 Federation Mergers
    Permits two or more states to merge federations 
    ADOPTED

  • B-2010 Secretary/Treasurer Term Limits
    Limits to three consecutive terms 
    ADOPTED

  • B-2011 National Officer/RVP Office Terms
    Beginning date of terms changed to January 1
    ADOPTED

  • B-2014 Simplify Voting Process
    Permits voting on bylaws at national conference
    REJECTED

  • B-2015 Executive Director Duties
    Streamlines duties enumerated in the bylaws
    ADOPTED

  • B-2017 Voting Member Privileges
    Requires voting after national conference
    REJECTED

  • B-2018 Add Spousal Members
    Adds spouses to membership at no cost
    REJECTED

  • B-2020 Dues Increases
    Increases member dues 
    ADOPTED

  • B-2021 Federation Payments
    Reduces member dues rebates to federations
    REJECTED

  • BRC-01 Member Categories (Combines B-2003, B-2012 and B-2019)
    Reorders membership categories and eliminates “supporting” members
    ADOPTED

  • S-2002 Ensure Committee Diversity
    Includes all member categories on committees
    REJECTED

  • S-2003 NARFE Audit Publication Deadline
    Eliminates June deadline for publication of audit 
    ADOPTED

  • S-2005 ChapterPayments
    Reduces new member dues rebates to chapters 
    ADOPTED

  • R-2001 Eliminate WEP
    Support legislation to end the WEP Social Security penalty
    ADOPTED

  • R-2002 Increase Social Security
    Support legislation to increase Social Security
    ADOPTED

For more information about these proposals:

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.

 

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

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.

 

 



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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.