The State University Retirement System will be having an election that begins on April 2nd and ends on May 1st. You will soon be sent an email or paper ballot from SURS that you must complete before May 1st. It is important that you vote for STEVE ROCK the IFT endorsed candidate. Steve is a long time IFT-UPI member and is completing his first term on the Board.
VOTE STEVE ROCK
SURS BOARD OF TRUSTEES
RETIREMENT SECURITY IS TOP PRIORITY
Steve understands that the State University Retirement System must reflect its membership in the decisions that are made and insure that those decisions are in the best interests of YOU, the SURS member.
As a Professor of Economics at Western Illinois University, a member of the University Professionals of Illinois and the State University Annuitants Association Steve is uniquely qualified to continue his service on the SURS Board of Trustees.
Steve supports full state funding of SURS and that this commitment must not be shoveled off on to individual Universities that are struggling under the current higher education funding crisis.
In addition to these qualifications Steve represents the views of organizations that have a vested in interest in SURS:
-Member, Faculty Advisory Council of the Illinois Board of Higher Education
-Chair of WIU Faculty Senate for 7 years
-Illinois Federation of Teachers
-UPI Local 4100
-Cook County Community College Teachers Local 1600
-Faculty Advisory Council of the IBHE
-Kankakee Community College Teachers Association
-Illinois Education Association
-State University Annuitants Association