TRSL will be closed Wednesday, September 15 due to anticipated severe weather associated with Tropical Storm Nicholas.

All TRSL meetings and appointments scheduled during the office closure will be rescheduled for a later date. 

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Retiree runoff results announced

September 10, 2021

The TRSL Board of Trustees received voting results for the retiree runoff election at its September meeting. Clyde F. Hamner (Houma) was elected as retiree representative with 57.39% of the vote. Debbie Meaux (Lafayette) received 42.61%.  Hamner retired after 33 years of teaching and administrative service in Terrebonne Parish. His four-year term on the TRSL Board begins January 2022. The TRSL Board of Trustees meets mo...

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TRSL Board receives results of retiree election; run-off forthcoming

July 9, 2021

Baton Rouge — At its July meeting, the TRSL Board of Trustees received voting results for the retiree election.   As no candidate received more than 50% of the vote, a run-off election will be held with the top two candidates who received the most votes in the primary.   Moving forward in the run-off will be Clyde F. Hamner (Houma) with 22.57% of the vote and Debbie Meaux (Lafayette) with 11.29% of the vote. Additional voting ...

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TRSL Board receives District 7 run-off election results

June 11, 2021

Baton Rouge — At its June meeting, the TRSL Board of Trustees received voting results for the District 7 special run-off election. Suzanne Breaux (Vermilion Parish Schools) will serve as the District 7 Board of Trustees representative after receiving the most votes in a special election run-off against Kelly Allen, M.A. (St. Mary Parish Schools).  Breaux received 64.86% of the vote, while Allen received 35.14%.  Breaux...

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TRSL Director Katherine Whitney discusses COLAs at virtual LRTA Spring Meeting

April 30, 2021

TRSL Director Katherine Whitney discusses COLAs at virtual LRTA Spring Meeting   TRSL Director Katherine Whitney used her time at this year’s virtual LRTA Spring Meeting to walk attendees through the basics of cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs), including how they are funded and when they are granted. She also discussed the findings from a recent COLA report (requested by the legislature) on new ways to fund COLAs. To watch her prese...

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