Intercepts

A listening post monitoring public education and teachers’ unions.

NEA Rhode Island’s Finances

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Jan• 28•15

Here are the figures for NEA Rhode Island.

Total membership – 11,216, up 424

Total revenue – $4.4 million (82% came from member dues), down $28,000

Budget deficit – $210,000

Net assets – $3.3 million

Total staff – 30

Staff salaries and benefits – $3.3 million

Highest paid employee – Robert Walsh, executive director, $261,012 base salary

Highest paid contractor – None received more than $100,000

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Pennsylvania State Education Association’s Finances

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Jan• 27•15

The Pennsylvania State Education Association pays for living quarters for two of its executive officers.

Total membership – 181,022, down 4,574

Total revenue – $68.2 million (89% came from member dues), down $450,000

Budget surplus – $4.5 million

Net assets – $24.7 million

Total staff – 281

Staff salaries and benefits – $48.4 million

Highest paid employee – John F. Springer, executive director, $177,909 base salary

Highest paid contractor – The Star Group, $607,815

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No Silver Linings

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Jan• 26•15

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Oregon Education Association’s Finances

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Jan• 26•15

The Oregon Education Association was able to get its financial problems under control by cutting labor costs by $4.3 million.

Total membership – 40,376, down 1,029

Total revenue – $21.6 million (83% came from member dues), up $350,000

Budget surplus – $110,000

Net assets – $16.2 million

Total staff – 136

Staff salaries and benefits – $14.6 million

Highest paid employee – Gail Rasmussen, president, $171,054 base salary

Highest paid contractor – McKanna, Bishop & Joffe, $578,779

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Oklahoma Education Association’s Finances

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Jan• 23•15

The Oklahoma Education Association has lost almost one-fifth of its membership over the last 10 years.

Total membership – 22,307, down 925

Total revenue – $6.7 million (75% came from member dues), down $270,000

Budget deficit – $50,000

Net assets – $1.7 million

Total staff – 53

Staff salaries and benefits – $3.8 million

Highest paid employee – Leila Odom, executive director, $159,302 base salary

Highest paid contractor – White & Weddle, $181,106

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Ohio Education Association’s Finances

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Jan• 22•15

The Ohio Education Association has $24 million set aside to pay post-retirement health care costs for former employees. Unfortunately, its post-retirement health care liabilities total almost $45 million.

Total membership – 118,683, down 2,294

Total revenue – $60.9 million (89% came from member dues), down $4.3 million

Budget deficit – $5.3 million

Net assets – $25.9 million

Total staff – 228

Staff salaries and benefits – $49.3 million

Highest paid employee – Larry Wicks, executive director, $175,934 base salary ($110,000 additional deferred)

Highest paid contractor – Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn, $1,016,982

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North Dakota United’s Finances

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Jan• 21•15

The North Dakota Education Association merged with the AFT-affiliated North Dakota Public Employees Association to form North Dakota United in September 2013. Next year’s disclosure reports will include NDPEA’s revenues and expenditures and approximately 2,000 additional members.

Total membership – 8,976, up 108

Total revenue – $2.9 million (79% came from member dues), up $140,000

Budget surplus – $140,000

Net assets – $1.5 million

Total staff – 21

Staff salaries and benefits – $1.8 million

Highest paid employee – Gregory Burns, executive director, $138,128 base salary

Highest paid contractor – None received more than $100,000

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