(Baton Rouge, La.)- Clyde Hamner, a Houma resident, was recently named first vice president of the Louisiana Retired Teachers Association. In addition, Hamner will serve as the state membership chair.
As first vice president, he will be responsible for working with the district first vice presidents on membership promotion. Previously, he served as second vice president and state programs chair for LRTA.
“I extend my sincere thanks to my fellow retirees who have put their faith in me to represent them as First Vice President of LRTA,” says Hamner. “Our organization is beginning a new era and I will do my best to reflect compassion and integrity as I carry out the duties of this office.”
Hamner currently serves on the Terrebonne Parish School Board where he is Chairman of the Finance, Insurance, and Section 16 Lands Committee and serves as the school board’s Legislative Liaison. He is an active member of the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Chamber’s Community Development Committee.
Hamner earned both of his bachelor’s degrees and his master’s in administration and supervision at Nicholls State University. He completed additional graduate hours with Louisiana State University, Nicholls, Tulane University and Loyola University. Hamner spent his teaching and administrative career in Terrebonne Parish and served as adjunct faculty at Nicholls.
The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association is a membership organization solely devoted to protecting and enhancing benefits for individuals receiving retirement benefits from the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana. LRTA represents over 20,000 retired educators and continues to promote the professional, social and economic welfare of all Louisiana retired educators. For more information about LRTA, visit lrta.net.