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Gerry Tiede

Pension and Benefits Committee, BC Retired Teachers Association

Gerry Tiede is on the Executive and is currently the Chair of the Pension and Benefits Committee of the 15,000 member BC Retired Teachers Association. He represents the group on the Teachers' Pension Plan Advisory Committee and the BCTF Pension Committee.  He is the BC representative to the Canadian Association of Retired Teachers and serves on their pension committee.

Gerry served as a Trustee of the B.C. Teachers' Pension Plan for 11 years including three years as Chair. He was on many committees including the Benefits and Communication, the Interplan Education and the Interplan Investment Committee which he chaired for four years.  Gerry participated in the negotiations leading to joint trusteeship representing the excluded members of the plan. Gerry is a retired school principal and has held elected positions on the Surrey Principals' and Vice Principals' Association and the B.C. Principals' and Vice Principals' Association.