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Become Active in AROHE

AROHE offers many opportunities for you to contribute your expertise, expand your network, offer your best practices to share with others, and gain AROHE recognition for your programs or your colleagues.

  • Stand for election to the AROHE Board 
  • Join a committee 
  • Participate in the AROHE Connections Forum discussions
  • Share a program or best practice in our Knowledge Center
  • Nominate yourself or someone else for an AROHE HERO Award

"I have been active in AROHE since 2008, serving as board president, committee member, and now as the executive director.

I stongly encourage members to seek leadership roles in AROHE. It is very rewarding and inspiring."

Sue Barnes, Retiree, UCLA

Join a Committee

Whether your interests lie in financial management, publicity and marketing or research and education, you can share your talents and skills by contributing to AROHE's mission of transforming retirement. Get involved today...just complete a form with your interests and a board member will be in touch to find a great fit. If you would like to reach out to one of the committee chairs, email

Complete a Committee Interest Form

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is chaired by the president and includes the officers, the Executive Director, and others designated by the Board.

 Roger Baldwin, Michigan State University


The Communications Committee oversees the AROHE Matters e-newsletter, website, e-announcements, discussion forum, and other communications.

Chair: Linda Pearson, Ivy Tech Community College

Research and Education

The Research and Education Committee oversees projects such as the AROHE Briefs,  the AROHE Start-Up and Development Kit and events such as webinars.

 Cary Sweeney, UC Berkeley


The Membership Committee coordinates efforts to recruit and retain members.

Chair: Caroline Kane, UC Berkeley

Finance and Development

The Finance and Development Committee oversees initiatives crucial to AROHE's financial health, including sponsorships and grants.

Chair: Caroline Kane, University of California, Berkeley


The Conference Planning Committee plans the AROHE conference. Some travel may be involved for in-person events.

Travel Insitute

The Travel Insitute offers travel opportunities for retired faculty and staff and assists retirement organizations that wish to develop travel programs.

 Cherie Hamilton, University of Minnesota


The Changemakers Committee undertaks high priority tasks and supports other committee projects designed to help AROHE meet its goals.

Chair: Fanchon "Fancy" Funk, Florida State University


The Bylaws and Governance Committee engages as necessary to define and revise AROHE’s bylaws.

William Verdini, Arizona State University

Nominations and Elections

The Nominations and Elections Committee seeks nominees and oversees the voting process for elected board members.

William Verdini, Arizona State University

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