Our Mission Statement
The New Mexico
Association of Educational Retirees is an inclusive organization which
promotes the professional, economic, intellectual, social and physical
well-being of its members, encourages volunteer opportunities in the
community, and provides advocacy for improved retirement benefits
for all educational retirees.
73rd Annual Convention
For reservations for the 2016 NMAER State Convention, please call the
Hotel's room reservation department toll-free at 877-848-6337. Press 1
then press 2. The reservation code is NMAER.
to view the awards that were presented at the annual convention.
October 15, 2015
A few weeks ago, there was an article in the Albuquerque Journal stating
that BC/BS would no longer offer insurance to people on the New Mexico
Exchange (Obama Care). The Exchange makes health insurance available to
the uninsured populace in New Mexico and in many states in our nation.
This article created some concern among many retirees in the RHCA. It
was interpreted by some, that BC/BS would no longer be available or
offer coverage to retirees and dependents enrolled in the Retiree Health
Care Authority. This is not the case. BC/BS continues to offer health
insurance services to folks in the Retiree Health Care Authority and
will do so into the future.
The only scenario in which the BC/BS would not offer their program is if
the Retiree Health Care Authority terminated the contract with them. If
this were to happen, another carrier would be selected that would offer
coverage that was better or more advantageous to the Retiree Health Care
Authority and their retirees.
New Mexico Association of Educational Retirees
Announces the First Recipients of the NMAER Scholarship Program
The New Mexico Association of Educational Retirees is
pleased to announce the first recipients of the NMAER Scholarship
Program. They will each receive $1000.
They are as follows:
McArthur Elementary School
Las Cruces Public Schools
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Middle & High School
Lake Arthur Municipal Schools
Lake Arthur, New Mexico
Mountain View Middle School
Alamogordo Public Schools
Alamogordo, New Mexico
They will be honored at the NMAER State Convention on Saturday,
September 26, 2015.
Congratulations to NMAER and the recipients!
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