TIAA members elected new officers for 2015-2016. They are, from left to right, Dorothy McAllister, Secretary; Kate Newman, Treasurer; Tom Boedecker, Executive VP and Larry James, President.
More than 120 members and guests attended the 16th Annual Meeting of the TI Alumni Association at the Dallas Arboretum on May 14. The meeting, held in Rosine Hall near the entrance to the Arboretum, began with a reception and social period. TIAA President Larry James called the meeting to order at 1:30 pm and presented an overview of the Alumni Association, covering membership and financial status, as well as events and activities. He also thanked the Arboretum staff for hosting the event and noted this is the third time our Annual Meeting has been held at this venue.
Tom Keener, the Cultural Arts Manager of the Allen Public Library, has invited TIers – whether active, retired, or former TIers – to attend a presentation by Dr. Darwin Payne of his new book, “No Small Dreams: J. Erik Jonsson – Texas Visionary”. The program is set for 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 21 at the Allen Public Library, 300 N. Allen, Allen, TX, 75013. It is sponsored by Bach to Books; the program is free and no reservations are required.
Following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, April 25, an international appeal for assistance has been issued. In response to this appeal and inquiries from TIers who want to help, the TI Foundation has approved a grant to the American Red Cross to match up to $25,000 of TI employees’ and retirees’ donations to the Nepal relief efforts. The deadline for donations to be matched is May 31, 2015.