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National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

NARFE Region IX Is on FaceBook!

September Walk to End Alzheimer's - See What's New and the Calendar

NARFE-FEEA 2017 HarveyAid.docx


Congratulations to the Region IX 2018 scholarship winners!


Congratulations to the 2018 Region IX Scholarship winners!
There were no entries from Idaho or Alaska this year.  
Student:  Luke Arnold (WA) going to George Fox University.  Sponsor: Charles Walters (WA). 
Student: Kaylene Kuykendall going too Washington State University. Sponsor: Joan Kuykendall (WA).
Student: Gavin Macpherson (OR) going to Vanderbilt Univerity. Sponso: David Hillman (OR).
Student: Gabriela McDonald (VA) going to Duke University. Sponsor: Patrick McDonald (WA).
Student: Ethan Morris (WA) going to University of Idaho. Sponsor: Carlyn Morris (WA).
Student: Karen Phillips (MT) going to College of Staint Benedict. Sponsor: Mary Beth Marks (MT). 

Fall 2017 Federation Reporter

2017June10_WSFC EX Bd.pdf

Jessica Klement talks about potential changes to benefits in the 2017 budget.


Congress.gov is a wonderful resource for information on what Congress is up to. You can
access the Congressional Record, in full, day-by-day; check to se just how many days Congress has been in session,
Check who and how your Senators and Representitives have voted on various bills.
Keep tabs on Congress - Somebody has to! 
Congress.gov is the place to be for information on what Congress is doing.  Be a frequent visitor.

Update: The Washington Federation of Chapters webpage is currently being reorganized. As an update, I have made an inventory of all of the existing pages and the materials/links on each. What a project!  The next step is to begin building the new site. Stay tuned. 

Why Join NARFE?

When you join NARFE, you will be protecting your hard-earned pay and benefits, ensure you can get trusted guidance on complext pay and benefit questions, and support your colleagues in the federal community. 

Welcome to the Washington State Federation of Chapters (WSFC) web site. WSFC is part of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association. This site serves as an avenue to distribute information and status of legislation affecting earned federal retirement and healthcare benefits. NARFE is dedicated to protecting the earned retirement benefits of current and former federal employees, their families and survivors.

Our Mission ...

The Washington State Federation of Chapters is a nonprofit organization which provides leadership in advocating the interest of current and former federal employees at federal and state levels, provides support and assistance to NARFE chapters throughout the state, and coordinates with strategic partners in accomplishing its work. The Federation is led by a board of directors composed of elected officers and appointed members.

Further questions on the roles and functions of the Washington State Federation of Chapters are answered in the PowerPoint presentation below:

Download WSFC Presentation