Richmond Retirees’ Chapter


Walt Pulliam, Jr.

VA Department of Corrections (Retired)



Dee Esser

Virginia Employment Commission (Retired)



Janet Martino
DOLI (Retired)



Faye Spruill
SCHEV (Retired)



The Richmond Retirees’ Chapter considers the VGEA Annual Meeting in Richmond its September Meeting, and doesn’t meet during the summer. That meeting is set for Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel in Glen Allen, near Richmond. The other regular meeting will commence the second Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the Richmond area. For more details, please contact any of the officers listed above, or reference the newsletters below.

Richmond Retirees’ Chapter Newsletters:

2017: JanuaryFebruaryMarch

2016: FebruaryMarch, April, August, September (Annual Meeting Retirees’ Health Benefits Presentation), September/October President’s Message, November, December

2015: JanuaryFebruaryMarch, April, September, October, November, December

2014: January, February, March, April, August, October, November, December

2013: January, February, MarchSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember

What VGEA Members Are Saying:

  • This organization (VGEA) provides highest quality support for active and retired public employees…

    Dan Moon
  • VGEA is our Voice in Richmond!

    Judy Franklin
  • VGEA is Your Connection that has the strength of numbers and influence to demand that our issues are addressed.

    April Mela
  • I’m impressed with the VGEA’s General Assembly accomplishments, particularly in the last few years.

    Terry Alfred
  • Thank you, VGEA, for all you do for State employees. Your effort and dedication are much appreciated.

    Jayne Fanshaw, Longwood University
  • VGEA is wonderful and has our best interests at heart…it is truly the voice of the people.

    Joan Stromberg, ABC
  • Thank you, (VGEA) you do a great job representing us! 

    Karen Poff
  • The cellphone discounts I’ve gotten through VGEA have probably been enough to pay my association dues for the rest of my life!

    L.F., Department of Corrections
  • “I saved $200 this year just by changing to Liberty Mutual for car insurance. That’s how much the VGEA insurance discount was – twice my dues!”

    J. L. Stone
  • Great organization and I’m proud to be a member. VGEA worked tirelessly to ensure state employees received a 3% raise this year and not tied to revenue projections. VGEA is our voice to state government. I wish more state employees would join, there is strength in numbers.

    Carolyn Bethea

Representing the Commonwealth’s Employees and Retirees

For more than a half century, the VGEA has worked with Virginia General Assembly members and every Governor to protect the interests of the Commonwealth’s employees and retirees and to ensure that their needs are addressed. Learn More