Retirees

UUP members who have five years of continuous UUP membership immediately prior to retirement, or who have continuous membership for the length of their employment prior to retirement if less than five years, may apply for Retired Membership. As a Retired Member of UUP you are eligible to receive the following benefits:

  • $1,000 of UUP Life Insurance coverage
  • Value Advantage discount vision program
  • Opportunity to purchase UUP’s voluntary dental and vision plans
  • Opportunity to purchase the Hyatt Legal Services Plan
  • Opportunity to participate in and/or purchase NYSUT, AFT and NEA discounted programs and services
  • Discounted products and services from: Apple; AT&T; BJ’s Wholesale Club; Brooklyn Nets; Enterprise Rent-a-Car; Goodyear, Liberty Mutual; Mirabito Fuel; and Sprint

Click HERE to fill out a retiree membership application

Meet Your Chapter Officers for Retirees

The Officer for Retirees is elected by the chapter membership. The position can be held by either a retired or active UUP member. The role of the officer for retirees is to:
  • Work with the chapter President and Executive Board to schedule pre-retirement workshops, and other events to involve retired members
  • Coordinate with chapter leadership to promote the benefits of being involved with active and retiree activities
  • Attend chapter Executive Board meetings and report on activities relevant to engagement of the Chapter’s retired members
  • Work with leadership to facilitate in-district and statewide advocacy
  • Serve as a conduit for information to/from membership, leadership, and the Retired Membership Governing Committee
Albany

Betty Shadrick


Alfred

Gary Moore


Binghamton

Robert Pompi


Brockport

Betsy Balzano


Buffalo Center

Roosevelt Wardlaw


Buffalo HSC

Gail Willsky


Buffalo State

Ottlie Woodruff


Canton

Debra Backus


Cobleskill

Clifford Davis


Cortland

Henry Steck


Delhi

Joseph Greenfield


Downstate

Sandra Spier


Empire State

Jay Gilbert


ESF

John View


Farmingdale

Daniel Marrone


Fredonia

Joy Bilharz


Geneseo

James Bearden


Maritime

Barbara Warkentine


Morrisville

James Engle


New Paltz

F Glenn McNitt


Old Westbury

Jocelyn Morales


Oneonta

Loriane Tyler


Optometry

Robert Kasprak


Oswego

Lawrence Fuller


Plattsburgh

Raymond Guydosh


Polytechnic

VACANT


Potsdam

James Petercsak


Purchase

Theresa Lena


Stony Brook

Charles Wrigley


Stony Brook HSC

Irene Stern


System Administration

John Schumacher


Upstate

Carol Braund




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