Utah Education Association’s Finances

Utah is the only state in which NEA has affiliated two separate organizations. The Utah Education Association represents teachers and similar certified professionals, while the Utah School Employees Association represents education support employees. The two unions, however, are independent of each other.

Both unions are highly dependent on NEA for their current level of operations, receiving about one-third of their income from the parent association. UEA reached a height of almost 20,000 members in 1997 but has fallen significantly from that level.

Total membership – 17,126, down 783 members

Total revenue – $3.8 million (65.3% came from member dues), up $548,000

Surplus – $36,000

Net assets – $4.6 million

Total staff – 25

Staff salaries and benefits – $2.4 million

Highest paid employee – Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh, president  – $147,931 base salary

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

The Utah School Employees Association joined NEA in 2004 with 6,100 members. It has lost members every year and is down 24% since the affiliation.

Total membership – 4,634, down 171 members

Total revenue – $1.9 million (65.5% came from member dues), up $249,000

Surplus – $91,000

Net assets – $1 million

Total staff – 10

Staff salaries and benefits – $806,000

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

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

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