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WSCFF Retirees Association

WSCFF Retirees Association

Established by convention resolution in 2020, the WSCFF Retirees Association (RA) gives retired members a unified voice, the ability to engage with and provide input to the WSCFF, and opportunities to connect and network with each other and active members.

WSCFF Retirees Association members may:

  • Vote on Retirees Association Matters
  • Serve on Retirees Association Advisory Board
  • Be involved in WSCFF meetings, seminars, and conventions
  • Represent the Retirees Association at WSCFF events
  • Maintain old friendships and develop new connections

To participate in the Retirees Association, you must be a dues paying WSCFF Active Retiree. Dues are $6.00 per month and can be paid by completing the DRS auto-deduct form, through your local or directly to the WSCFF office. Contact the office for more information.

For more detailed information, see the WSCFF Constitution and Bylaws, Convention Resolution 19-02, the Retirees Association Summary Statement,  or contact the Retirees Association Board Members. 

The WSCFF Retirees Association was formed by Convention Resolution 19-02 in 2019. Consisting of three LEOFF 1 retired members, three other WSCFF retirees, and co-chaired by Roy Orlando, Local 31 and WSCFF Vice President Dean Shelton, the Retirees Association exists to represent and unite our retired members.   

Retirees Association Advisory Board

Curt Vandver
George Orr
Roy Orlando
Steve Hostetter
Patrick Hepler
Mike Cooper

2023 RA Elections

Congratulations to Mike Cooper on being elected as the newest board member on the WSCFF Retirees Association Advisory Board. Mike brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role as a board member, serving as a local affiliate leader, a state elected representative, and as a true trade unionist. The WSCFF RA is excited about the contributions he will make to the association.

Association News

Be a WSCFF Member for Life through the WSCFF Retirees Association

Department of Retirement Systems Auto-Deduct Retiree Dues Form (please send in directly to the WSCFF office or email)

Healthcare Enhancement for Local Public Safety Officers (HELPS) The IAFF won an unprecedented congressional victory with the passage of the HELPS act. Under it, retirees can receive a tax-free distribution of up to $3,000 from retirement plans to help pay for health insurance or long-term care insurance premiums. Please see the IAFF website for details.