Vermont NEA’s Finances

Vermont NEA was largely unaffected by the recession and has benefited from a teacher hiring boom in the state over the last two decades. The union has grown 44 percent since 1994.

Total membership – 12,064, up 218 members

Total revenue – $5.2 million (73.6% came from member dues), up $485,000

Surplus – $29,000

Net assets – $1.6 million

Total staff – 39

Staff salaries and benefits – $3.8 million

Highest paid employee – Donna Watts, former legal counsel  – $175,706 base salary

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

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