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Retired Professionals

Retired members help us fight for the welfare of retired school employees and the cause of public education.

NEA-NM Retired Reports from Eduardo Holguin.

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NEA-Retired provides retired members with the dignity that comes with being a part of an active, and still growing, family of educators. It’s a great way to stay well informed on  local, state and national developments affecting public schools and school employees; and to volunteer in civic and educational affairs. 

Whether you will retire soon from your career in education or you have recently retired, your experience is valued as a member of NEA-Retired. 

Join NEA-NM Retired

Benefits of Retired Membership

  • Access to services that can be provided only by NEA-NM’s professional staff, including NEA-NM’s Attorney Referral Service
  • Representation on the NEA-NM Board of Directors and NEA-NM EdPAC
  • Stay involved in the political and legislative activities of NEA-NM
  • Support lobbying issues that directly affect retirees and benefits
  • Get involved in political efforts by reviewing records and offering advice on support for political candidates.

NEA-Retired members are also eligible to enroll in NEA’s Member Benefits program, which includes access to: 

  • NEA-Member Care Program
  • Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance
  • Money Market and Certificate Deposit
  • Homeowners and Renters Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Car Rental Discount Service
  • National Credit Card Service
  • Individual Retirement Account

Your NEA-NM Retired Leadership

  • Carol Teweleit, President

(575) 443-4112

[email protected]

  • Judy Pingel, Vice President
  • Eduardo Holguin, Secretary 

Region Directors

SW – Rosalinda Carrion Altamirano

NE/NC —  Mary Howard

Central – Bobbie Stratton

SE – Stephen Reynolds

NW – James Conyers

NEA-NM Board of Directors Members Representing Retired 

Eloy Gonzales

Eduardo Holguin

Alternates to The NEA-NM Board of Directors 

Carol Teweleit

Pat Jaquez

NEA-NM EdPAC Committee Members Representing Retired 

Rosalinda Carreon Altamirano

Mary Lou Cameron

Alternates to the NEA-NM EdPAC Committee

Eduardo Holguin

Pam Cordova

Questions about your retiree benefits? 

First, try contacting the New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority at 1-800-233-2576. If you have further questions contact us