BARSEA Officers for 2018-2020 

Philo Waters, president; Pam Lea, 1st v.p; Linda Henderson, 2nd v.p.; Linda Hampton, secretary; Tom Greenwood, past president; Roland Haedge, treasurer  (not pictured)


The Burleson Area Retired School Employees Association met on Monday, October 8th. Bill Barnes was the program speaker.  Bill is the Texas Retired Teacher Association legislative coordinator.  Bill's big message at the meeting was to VOTE!!! However, it should be an informed vote.  There are advocates on both sides of the aisle that work for public education and education retirees.  For more details on Bill's speech, go "Meetings"  on the tool bar above and find "October, 2018";

The next meeting of  the Burleson Senior Citizen Center will be on Monday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m.  Prior to the meeting, there will be "Meet, Greet, and Eat" time for visiting.  The program will be "Updates and news from BISD" by Brett Jimerson, superintendent. 

For details and pictures of past meetings, go to "Meetings" on the bar at the top of this page.


Regular meeting begin with "Meet, Greet, Eat" at 1:30 p.m.  The program and business meeting begins at 2:00 p.m. Luncheon meetings begin at 11:30 a.m. in September, December, March, and June.  All meetings except the Christmas lunch are held at the Burleson Senior Activity Center, 216 SW Johnson Ave, Burleson, 76028


BARSEA is the grass roots organization which provides a link between local members, the district, and the state organizations.  Local units support the purpose and goals of the Texas Retired Teacher Association.  The following is a list of the purpose and mission of TRTA.

The Voice for All Public Education Retirees

The purposes of TRTA shall be to:
1.  Promote the preservation and maintenance of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas Pension Trust Fund for purposes as established in Article XVI, Section 67 of the Constitution of the State of Texas;
2.  Encourage the Texas Legislature and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas Board of Trustees to ensure that the Pension Trust Fund is preserved to pay, upon retirement, annuities and future annuity increases to the
retired members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; and
3.  Work with the Texas Legislature and the United States Congress to protect, promote and defend the interests of Teacher Retirement System of Texas members.



For scheduled meetings and events, go to "Calendars"  on the bar at the top of the page. 

For details and photos of past meetings, go to "Meetings"  on the bar at the top of the page.

For details and photos of events BARSEA members participate in, go to "Event" on the bar at the top of the page.