The third panel discussion at the annual convention was composed of members of the SEA’s new ad-hoc committee – the New Hampshire Emerging Workforce (NHEW). As more and more public sector employees retire (yes, the boomers are aging), the quest for new workers and SEA members increases. The dilemma is how to recruit these new workers. That is part of NHEW’s mission. Casey Horner, the committee chair, shared that “We sat and spoke with some retired SEA members, Chapter 1, to see what tips they could give us. We want the same things they have fought for before us. We are trying to lay the foundation to do the same as older and more experienced workers.”
NHEW shared information about the meetings and events they have sponsored to date and encouraged all delegates to help spread the message that the group exists and is looking to grow. There are currently plans to develop a specific SEA website page for the group and presentations and upcoming events will be posted there. Stay tuned.