Deadline to sign up to volunteer: Friday, June 9.  
2017 NEA Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly (RA), the largest democratic deliberative assembly in the world, is coming to BostonThis means delegates from across the country – NEA members from all segments of the education profession – will converge in Boston from June 30 to July 5.
There are many opportunities for MTA members and family to get involved and experience this exciting National NEA event. MTA’s involvement means we need to coordinate approximately 200 volunteers each day to provide staffing to over 10,000 members and guests. We need adults to serve as well as teens and young adults to help our physically challenged delegates.
Please spread the word to all MTA members. MTA is looking forward to showcase Boston as host of this year’s NEA Annual Meeting and RA.
Click here to sign up to volunteer  — The deadline to sign up to volunteer is Friday, June 9. 

There are many ways to get involved

Host Committee Chair: 
Julia Monteiro Johnson  The chair holds an important leadership position, working closely with the NEA Annual Meeting office during the months leading up to the event.

Treasurer Chair: Richard Liston Vice Chair: Jackie Gorrie
Co-Chairs are responsible for handling committee finances in accordance with the NEA Host Committee’s “Financial Policies and Procedures.”

Delegate Services Chair: Sherley Phillips
This subcommittee provides services for delegates with physical challenges.

Information and Registration Chair: 
Ron Colbert
This subcommittee provides volunteers for information booth and registration area.

NEA Fund for Children Chair: 
Maureen Carlos
This subcommittee is charged with soliciting voluntary contributions from NEA members, their family members and NEA and affiliate staff for use in the campaigns of candidates for federal office. Operating under the restrictions of the Federal Elections Campaign Act, this fund encourages delegates to the Representative Assembly to participate in the effort to raise money to help elect friends of public education.  

RA Telephone Network Co-Chair: Sheila Hanley and Kathi Rogers
This subcommittee is responsible for staffing and operating the microphone/telephone system used by delegates to communicate with the presiding officer and the assembly in order to participate in the association’s business. Volunteers will monitor microphones, answer phones, oversee communications operations and assist with TV operations.

Event Services Chair: Lois Jacobs
This subcommittee is responsible to assigns ushers, floaters and Host Committee room monitors to various events. 

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