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FBHRE Executive Board Members


About Us

We are active, involved, retired educators who meet monthly to...

  • Encourage the economic, intellectual, social, and physical well-being of our members.

  • Promote educational excellence by providing books for children.

  • Encourage volunteer opportunities.

  • Support legislation favorable to retired and active school personnel.

  • Enjoy each other's company.

We meet on the second Thursday of the month, August -May,


Sugar Land Methodist Church
431 Eldridge Road
Sugar Land, TX 77478 

We meet in The Great Hall  on the west side of the church on the second Thursday of the month at 1 P.M. unless otherwise noted.   Look for the banner!                         

Local Officers

President:  Mary Ann Dolezal

First VP: Kay Pilgrim

Second VP/ Public Relations: 

   Roberta Prater

Secretary:  Tricia Fridye

Treasurer:  Cathy Duvall


  Mary Ann Dolezal

Historian:  Evelyn Smith

Committee Chairs

Children’s Book Project: 

   Sue Bridges

Volunteer Services:

  Janet Diaz

East Fort Bend Human Needs:

  Mary Crochet

Foundation: Ann Thompson

Health and Safety: 

Debbie Reynolds

Hospitality:  Mary Mouret

Legislative: Mary Ann Dolezal

Membership/ Directory: 

  Gilda Williams

Member Benefits: 

 Evyann Fariss

Member Care/ Church Liaison:

  Peggy Norman

Retirement: Education: 

  Carla Meuth

Social:  Tricia Fridye

Technology:   Arleigh Kalinowski


First FBHRE President:  

  Pat Toland, Jan. 2001              

Fort Bend-Harris Retired Educators is actively involved in the community. Participating in the TRTA Children’s Book Project, the unit selects an FBISD elementary school to receive new books purchased during the year.   Members also engage in various volunteer services in Fort Bend County.  



Regular Meetings 1 PM in The Great Hall

Luncheon Dates 11 AM with Business Meeting


  • Aug 10 @ 11 am:   Picnic Social, Committees, Sugar Sisters

  • Sept 14 @ 1 pm:  Ft Bend Literacy Council, Sally Kubiak

  • Oct 12 @ 1 pm:   AMBA-Assoc. Member Benefits Advisors, Paula Coburn

  • Nov 9 @ 1 pm:      Foundation Raffle, Downsizing & Moving, Crystal Drake

  • Dec 14 @ 11 am:   Holiday Luncheon, entertainment TBA

  • Jan 11 @ 1 pm:      Senior Fitness, Laurie Boenig, YMCA

  • Feb 8 @ 1 pm:       Houston Port of Security, Jessica Thomas

  • March 14 @ 1 pm:  Andy Meyers, FBC Precinct 3 Commissioner

  • April 11 @ 1 pm:    CASA- Child Advocates of Ft Bend Co, Pat Somers

  • May 9 @ 11 am:      Installation of Officers, Luncheon



At each meeting we will be collecting peanut butter, flour, or monetary donations for East Fort Bend Human Needs Food Pantry. 


Our Mission

Fort Bend Harris Retired Educators' mission is to promote the professional, economic, intellectual, social, and healthy well-being of retired school personnel.  It stays in touch with its members through telephone calls, e-mails, newsletters, and personal invitations to all its activities.  Fort Bend Harris provides information about retirement, TRTA state projects, and new progressive programs and activities for its members. Programs at monthly meetings during the year include the following:  reports and information on TRTA's legislative actions and planning for retirees, TRS-Care Insurance, TRTA benefits, health, retirement education, luncheons, special entertainment, and fellowship.  

TRTA Dues:  $35   Chapter Dues:  $10 = $45

Dues are payable to FBHRE

Mail to:


 7131 Trailbrook Dr

Sugar Land, 77479 TX

Or, make payment at a meeting

 Please include your email address, phone contact, and home address information.

Encourage your fellow retirees, friends, and colleagues to become members of TRTA as we work to protect your TRS Pension Program and your TRS-Care health insurance program.  Your spouse or someone who is interested in education and desires to promote the interests of TRTA and FBHRE may also become a member of TRTA and FBHRE.

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