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The Michigan State University Retirees Association (MSURA) is an organization for all retired faculty, staff and their spouses.    The mission of the MSURA is to establish and maintain a community of fellowship among its members;   to stimulate individual and mutual interests and concerns;   to bring its members together for social, recreational and educational purposes;   to communicate and clarify information that has special impact upon retired persons and surviving spouses;   to provide liaison between Michigan State University retirees and Michigan State University administration;  and to participate in service projects and programs that benefit its members, Michigan State University and the community.

Officers and Board for 2023-2024

President Jacqueline Babcock (2023-2024)
Vice President Rick Vogt (2023-2024)
Past President Roger Baldwin
Secretary Kate Wight (2021-2025)
Treasurer David Browner (2015-2025)
Office Manager Elizabeth Thomas
Member-At-Large William Anderson (2017-2024)
Member-At-Large Bruce Smith (2016-2024)
Member-At-Large Christine DeFouw (2023-2025)
Member-At-Large Mike Gardner (2015-2025)

Standing Committee Chairs

Audit Joe Lessard
Awards William Anderson
Budget and Finance David Brower
  Newsletters Rick Vogt and Cheryl Pell
    Publication Designer Cheryl Pell
    Underwriting Manager - Jacqueline Babcock
    News Contributor - Jacqueline Babcock
   E-Notice eMail Editor Rick Vogt
   Website & Facebook Operations John Forsyth and Rick Vogt; 
   Facebook Editor Cheryl Pell
Information Technology John Forsyth
Membership Development and Services 
Nominating David Brower
Program Rick Vogt
Scholarship Angela Brown

Special Assignments

Photographer Bruce Smith
Faculty Emeriti Association Representative John Forsyth
Retiree Volunteer Coordinator Chris Defouw
United Way - MSU Shares Darlene Wenner
Interest Group Coordinator  Chris Defouw
Human Resources Liaison Dan Mackey
Employee Assistance Program Advisory Committee (EAPAC)  - Mike Gardner

Board Meeting Minutes

Presidents of MSURA

History of MSURA

MSURA Bylaws

View Documents Related to Incorporation of MSURA

MSU Retirees Association
Suite 22
1407 S. Harrison Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823-5239

Phone:    (517) 353-7896

Board Meeting Minutes

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2015 board

From the top:  Patrick Scheetz, Chuck Webb, David Brower, John Forsyth, Rick Vogt, Ron Smith, Jacquie Babcock, Gale Gower, Angie Brown, Louise Selanders, Trish Horn, Al LeBlanc, Mike Gardner, Etta Abrahams, Darlene Wenner, Nancy Craig and Jerry Hull.  Not pictured: Elzabeth Thomas.

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