Public Relations

The purpose of the State Public Relations Committee is to promote and report the activities and work of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association and county RTAs through communications with local chapters, active teachers, legislators, businesses, local communities and the media.

Public Relations Committee Report 2021


Guidelines for Local Newsletters, Press Releases and Website Development


Press Releases

Press Release Examples

Rubric for Press Releases


Example 1

Example 2

Rubric for Newsletter


Examples of good websites are available through the IRTA portal for local chapters

Rubric for Website


Judy Hostetler, Steuben County

Gerald Mohr, Rush County

Lynn Folkers, Howard County

Loretta Holihan, Howard County

Janella Knierim, Clay County

Susan Livarchik, Porter County

Susan Ridge, Brown County

Jim Pierce, Dearborn County

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