Alumni Groups Outside TIAA


A number of alumni groups and networks have been in existence for years, largely as social organizations. Some of these organizations may have their own websites, in which case links are provided.

The following groups usually meet as shown below. Call or email contact person to confirm schedule. To add or update a listing, contact us.

Austin Alumni Lunch

Annual reunion on first Monday in December at Rudy’s BBQ on 183. Open to all former TIers in Austin area. Mailing list at Contact Marian Justiss at or 512-576-1619. Or you can also contact Katie Barrett at or (512) 970-5264.


11:30 am, second Wednesday, lunch at Tino’s Too, 2201 K Ave., Plano. Contact Martha Hamilton at or  214-405-1681.

Ex-TI Network

Shares job opportunities and other networking information with former TI’ers who are not yet retired from the workforce. Comprised of professionals who have found “life after TI,” this group helps former TIers stay connected professionally. Contact: Joan Nichols at or 214-543-2546

Houston Alumni Association

11:00 am, lunch, second Wednesday at America Buffet, 12815 Southwest Frwy., Stafford, TX. See details on Contact Jean Houston, President at or 832-551-8025.


Sponsored by TIAA for use as an open forum by former TIers who want to stay connected with the TI family. List owner Tom Boedecker,

North Texas Retiree Luncheon

11:30 am, on the second Friday of the second month of each quarter (Feb, May, Aug, Nov) at El Fenix Restaurant, 3450 South Central Expressway, McKinney. Contact Cliff Gibbs at or 972-742-1113.

Texins Dive Club

The  Texins Dive Club is a social organization whose members enjoy and promote SCUBA diving. Our club was founded in 1958 – making it one of the oldest in the US. Membership is open to anyone and guests are welcome. Join us at a club meeting on the second Tuesday of each month (6 pm social hour, 7 pm meeting) at the Outback Steakhouse, 1509 N. Central Expy, Plano, TX 75075. For information contact us at or visit our website at  FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER ONLY we meet for a cookout at Cottonwood Park located at 1301 W Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75080.

TI Design Automation (TIDA)

11:15 am. luncheon on first Wednesday of each quarter (Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct) at Spring Creek Barbeque, 270 North Central Expy., TI personnel, retired or otherwise, from DAD and all other electrical, mechanical and software Design Automation development or support departments worldwide. Meet just inside the entrance at 11:15 am. Lunch at 11:30 am. Contact Kate Rose at or 972-754-9449 for information or to join the email distribution list.


1:00 – 3:00 pm, first Monday, meeting at Richardson Senior Center, 820 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson. Contact Gaynel Lockhart, or (972) 235-8029.

TIAA Breakfast Club

All TI retirees, TIAA members and their spouses are invited to this informal get-together for breakfast at the Southern Recipe Grill, 621 W. Plano Parkway. We meet to enjoy a cozy breakfast with old and new friends. You will find fresh food, great service, reasonable prices, and good conversation. Registration is not required as we can always pull up another table or two, so just show up and bring a friend if you like. From North Central Expressway, turn West on Plano Parkway, cross the bridge and then turn north into The Village at Collin Creek. The restaurant will be to your left. If you have any questions, please contact Greg Boydston at or (214) 236-3356.

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