Elected Positions:

Debra Redenbaugh (President)                                 
Cell (619) 846-4804

Gail Boyle (Vice President)

Norma Heeter (Recording Secretary

& President Emeritus)

Joyce Heyn (Corresponding Secretary)

Susan King (Treasurer)

Valarie Davidson ( SDEA Council Liaison)

Elizabeth Ahlgren (SDEA Council Liaison)


Welcome to the SDEA-Retired website! Our motto is “Lifetime Learners… Lifetime Professionals”. SDEA-Retired is unified with CTA/NEA-Retired. SDEA/CTA/NEA-Retired is an active, influential lobby in the state for education issues, and especially for retirement and health concerns. Over the last several years, your association advocates have successfully lobbied to increase CALSTRS benefits for current members. On the local level, SDEA-R is a watchdog for retiree issues and a place where retired educators can come together socially and educationally. SDEA-R current has a membership of over 800 retirees.

We invite all certificated education employees to join our organization by completing the application on this website. Please see the calendar of events so you can plan to join us for camaraderie as well as for pertinent information. Registration forms for upcoming events are also on this website. The SDEA-R Executive Committee hopes to see you at one our future events. If we do not have your email address, please send it to Debbie Redenbaugh at

Contact us -->The SDEA-Retired mailing address is PO Box 880282, San Diego, CA 92168-0282.

—Debbie Redenbaugh at


President Debra Redenbaugh

Appointed Positions:

Judy Thomas (Health & Welfare Liaison)

Ann Norman (Health & Welfare Liaison)


Marc Capitelli (Webmaster)                

C (858) 837-0612