BARSEA Officers for 2018-2020 

Linda Henderson, 2nd v.p. ; Pam Lea, 1st v.p.; Philo Waters, president; Roland Haedge, treasurer;  Linda Hampton, secretary; 


The next meeting for BARSEA will be Monday, May13, 2019.  The program will be "A Matter of Balance" provided by Cynthia Franklin from the Southwest Public Health Center. “Meet, Eat and Greet” will be at 1:30 with the program beginning at 2:00.  Balancing is important as we mature and helps prevent falls.

BARSEA members will deliver “Roses to Retirees” on Wednesday, May 15.  They will meet at the National Bank of Texas on Renfro at 9:00.

The June meeting is the last meeting before summer break so it will be a lunch meeting beginning at 11:30 on Monday June 10, 2019.  This meeting will honor scholarship recipients and their parents.  Awards will be presented. 

The April meeting was held on Monday, April 8 at 2:00 at the Burleson Senior Activity Center.  Prior to the program and business meeting, members met for  “Meet, Eat and Greet” at 1:30.


The program was “How to Get the Most Out of Your Cell Phone” by Ed Sanders.  His presentation was informative and entertaining. 

He provided members with his business card so that members can contact him anytime assistance with technology assistance is needed.  He will also speak to groups anywhere in the state.  He is scheduled to come back to the Senior Center in Burleson on Saturday, April 13 beginning at 11:00 am to technology assistance to individuals.

           Other Events

TRTA State Convention and Rally Day at the Capitol: For pictures and information about the State Convention and Rally Day, go to the "Events" section on the tool bar.  

District XI Spring Leadership Conference:  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the ESC in White Settlement.  This meeting is training of officers and committees chairs for local units.  

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.