Oct 15, 2018 TRS Board of Control Election Begins Today There are five positions (with incumbents name), currently up for election: Teacher Position No. 2 (Ricky Whaley), Support Personnel Position No. 1 (Susan Lockridge), Retired Position No. 1 (Peggy Mobley), Postsecondary Position (Susan Williams Brown), and Higher Education Position No. 2 (Joseph Van Matre). There are three ways to vote: Online: At rsavotes.com By mail: Anyone who is eligible to vote in this election will receive a paper ballot by mail. Please allow 7 to 10 business days to receive your ballot. By telephone: Each position has a unique telephone number that will be provided on the paper ballot. For each method, you must have your Election Code and Voting PIN, which are included on the paper ballot. If your preferred method of communication from the RSA is email, you will receive an email ballot that includes your Election Code and Voting PIN. Sample ballots, candidate biographies, and candidate statements are available on our election webpage. Elected members will begin their three-year term of service on July 1, 2019. Would you like to have $100,000 when you retire? Please read What I Wish I Had Known Sooner, an important article in the October Advisor from RSA-1 Director Rhonda Peters. Please see below for two examples of actual RSA-1 member accounts. Time Period: 23 years from 1995 – 2018 Time Period: 24 years from 1986 – 2010 Total contributions: $54,025 Total contributions: $163,000 Total interest earned: $49,962 Total Interest earned: $394,516 Account Balance as of August 2018: $103,987 Account Balance as of August 2018: $557,516 RSA-1 is a free benefit offered to all active public employees (state, local, and education employees) and does not charge its members any fees. If you are interested in starting your RSA-1 Deferred Compensation savings today, contact the RSA at 877.517.0020 and ask for an RSA-1 Representative or speak with your HR/Payroll Officer. The holidays will be here soon! Enjoy your time off at an RSA hotel! View our member discounts page.