The Pension & Financial Wellness Committee is composed of four elected members and one ex-officio member.

The ARTA President or designate as ex-officio and the Executive Director or designate as ex-officio. It addresses members concerns and it is currently focused on making information available to members regarding their pension and other related economic issues. In this regard, the committee relies on the professional services of the ATRF and ATA concerning these issues.

Cost-of-Living Adjustment

The Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board has posted an article on the 2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustment.

Did you know about leaving a legacy as an alternative to paying income tax after your death?

Recently the chair of the Pension and Financial Wellness attended an excellent seminar entitled “Will Power: A Seminar on Wills, Incapacity, Taxation on Death and the Role of the Executor.”

The information from this session has been posted on the website To reach the link, go to the website home page, look at the bottom for “2015 Downloads” and click to read the three parts of the presentations.

Chair Leo Richer

Committee Member Ray Hoger

Committee Member Sheila MacKay

Committee Member Blair Lowry

Past President - Ex Officio Marilyn Bossert

Chief Financial Officer Scott Tywoniuk

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