President's and Regents' Retiree Association (PARRA)

Welcome to the website of PARRA—the President's and Regents' Retiree Association. Membership in PARRA is automatic for everyone who retires from the Office of the President. Our association currently has more than seven hundred members, most of whom live in the Bay Area. PARRA was established to inform and assist UCOP retirees on University and other benefits available to them; to encourage interaction among retirees through social and cultural programs; and to promote the welfare of retirees with UC and the State government. PARRA's bylaws may be accessed here.

We host spring and fall luncheons featuring interesting and noted speakers and cooperate with the Office of the President and campus retiree associations on matters relating to the welfare of UC retirees. We request voluntary dues of $10, payable each April, in order to help PARRA do the best job possible of serving the aims of the association and the interests of our members. Find out more in the PARRA Network News - see the current and past issues online, here.

PARRA Executive Committee

The Executive Committee meets quarterly and includes the following:

Jim Dolgonas, President
Bill Newton, 
Vice President
Erica Nietfeld, 
Bill Newton, 

At-Large Members:
Eric Behrens
Carla Ferri-Blackmon
Linda Glasscock
Kristine Hafner
Margaret Heisel
Mary E. MacDonald
Cheryl Marshall
Connie Miller
Debora Obley
Myron Okada
Randolph R. Scott
Connie Williams

For further information about PARRA, please get in touch with Jim Dolgonas at

PARRA Events

PARRA Speaker Series

Thursday, September 29, 2022

PARRA members will have a chance to hear from UC's 21st President, Dr. Michael V. Drake, at the association's Fall 2022 luncheon. The event will be held outdoors on the 5th floor patio of the 1111 Franklin building.
More details and registration instructions will be sent to members via email. We hope to see many of you there!