Texas State Teachers Association’s Finances

Everything is bigger in Texas… except the Texas State Teachers Association, which is 22 percent smaller than it was 20 years ago. TSTA is $5.6 million in the red, and was reliant on a $3.3 million project grant from NEA to supplement its dues collections from members.

Total membership – 46,707, down 1,060 members

Total revenue – $12.7 million (69.7% came from member dues), up $227,000

Deficit – $47,000

Net assets – negative $5.6 million

Total staff – 76

Staff salaries and benefits – $8 million

Highest paid employee – Richard Kouri, executive director  – $152,602 base salary

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

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