Committees

The Retired Employees Association of Ventura County has the following standing committees and business assignments:

Associate Members:
Oversees recruitment and retention of associate members, as well as recognizing and acknowledging important personal events concerning associate members.

Maryellen Benedetto
Audit:
Conducts an examination and audit of all books, records, and accounts maintained by the Association.
Luisa Haskell (Chair)
Jim Crow
Paul Callaway
Benefits/Insurance:
Monitors and reports on the implementation of matters regarding members’ retirement benefits; investigates and evaluates general types and specific plans of insurance of interest to our members.
Roberta Griego (Chair)
Cindi Mathieu
Tom McEachern
Nancy Settle

Budget/Finance:
Prepares the budget and oversees the Association’s finances.

Ray Holzer
Butch Britt
Communications:
Oversees the mail, phone, and website functions.
Will Hoag (Chair)
CRCEA:
Represents Ventura County on the California Retired County Employees Association Board, as well as monitoring and reporting on statewide activities of interest to the purposes of the Association.
Betty McCollum (Chair)
Jim Crow

Legislative:
Tracks and coordinates legislative and political activities of interest to the purposes of the Association.

Art Goulet (Chair)
Will Hoag
Membership/Courtesy:
Oversees recruitment and retention of members, as well as recognizing and acknowledging important personal events concerning members.
Paul Callaway (Chair)
Maryellen Benedetto
John Coushay
Newsletter:
Assists in and oversees the preparation and production of the REAVC Newsletter.
Linda Jorgenson (Editor)
Nominations/Elections:
Advises the President on the filling of Board vacancies, and conducts the election process for filling vacancies.
Don Greenberg (Chair)
Art Goulet
Roberta Griego
General Members:
Ron Janes
Maria Older
Program/Social:
Assists in planning and conducting the Regular Membership Meetings and Luncheons.  Researches and books speakers for the Luncheons.
Ray Holzer (Chair)
Maryellen Benedetto
Betty McCollum
Tom McEachern
Assisting Ray with Luncheons:
Mike Aalbers
Judy Sewell

Retirement Board Representative:
Represents retirees on the Ventura County Employees Retirement Association Board, and monitors and reports on the matters regarding members’ retirement benefits.
Art Goulet
Will Hoag (Alternate)
Scholarship:
Oversees the John MacIntyre Scholarship Program activities, and advises the Board on candidates recommended for the scholarship awards.
Don Greenberg (Chair)
Maryellen Benedetto
Tom McEachern