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04.07.20

Dale Price for STRS Retirement Board

If you haven’t already, you soon should receive a ballot from the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) for this year’s election. Ballots were mailed on April 1 to active members. Individuals receiving a ballot can vote online, by phone, or by mail. Voting closes at 4:30 pm on May 4.
We recommend Dale Price for the STRS Retirement Board.
About Dale Price:

  • Dale is a math teacher with 38 years of service and a member of Toledo Federation of Teachers.
  • Dale was elected to the STRS Board in 2010, and has served a term as both Chairman of the board and Vice Chairman. His current term runs through August 31, 2020. 

Dale’s priorities for STRS: 

  • Dale supports decreasing years of service required for active educators.
  • Dale knows quality health care is important and is working to give members the best coverage possible at a low cost.
  • Dale was the only board member to vote against the 2020 budget giving raises and bonuses to STRS staff. He has supported reducing operating costs, so there is not a need for additional member contributions.
  • Dale led the initiative to lower from 100% funded to 85% funded before considering benefit changes.
  • Dale supports live streaming board meetings as well as having some meetings in different cities. He is an advocate for transparency of the fund and board operations.
  • Dale initiated the movement to eliminate paper materials for board members and created social media platforms to communicate with members.
  • Dale supports reinstating a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for retirees.
  • Read more on Dale’s website or Facebook page.

If you do not receive a ballot from STRS, call the STRS Member Services Center toll-free at 888‑227‑7877, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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