The Board is currently in the process of filling the vacancies created by the recent departure of Jeff Norton, President & CEO and Chief Investment Officer of TRAF. Jeff's last day was Friday, October 4; he has accepted a position in the real estate investment field.
In the interim, the Board has asked two senior members of the management team to take on added responsibilities during the transition period. Brenda Venuto, VP Member Services, will assume responsibility for all non-investment related matters and David Asselstine, VP Finance and Chief Risk Officer, will assume responsibility for managing the investment department. In addition, Brenda has been appointed the Acting Chief Executive Officer during the interim.
2012 Benefits Statements are now posted. To view, register or login to Online Services.
Enter 2013 Contest to Win!
2013 Online Services Contest Winners!
Congratulations to Mary Scinocca, winner of the third of four draws for a Touch Screen Tablet in the 2013 Online Services "Registration" Contest.
Congratulations to Claire Mackie, winner of the third of four draws for a $100 WOW gift certificate in the 2013 Online Services "Mailing Preferences" Contest.
2012 Annual Report
TRAF Releases 2012 Investment Results
Effective July 1, 2013, TRAF will pay a cost of living adjustment (COLA) of 0.55% to members receiving a TRAF pension. The Consumer Price Index for Canada increased by 0.83% during 2012 (December over December).
New Rules Affecting Members Who Left Teaching Before May 31, 2010
If you accumulated three to nine years of qualifying service and do not intend to return to the Manitoba public school system, you are now eligible to receive your TRAF pension at a reduced amount as early as age 55, rather than waiting until age 65 as required under previous rules.