TCTA Immediate Past-President Nanette Sissney, a school counselor in Whitesboro ISD, was elected to serve as the vice-chair of the Teacher Retirement System Board of Trustees during the board's October 2013 meeting. Sissney has served on the board since 2009, when she was appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to a six-year term that ends in 2015.

Sissney is one of two public school district active members on the TRS board. Former TCTA State President Dolores Ramirez serves in the other active member position.

Slaton ISD elementary teacher Suzanne Garcia McCall was elected to serve as the State Board for Educator Certification secretary through February 2014 at the board's October 2013 meeting.

McCall is in her second year of service on the SBEC board, after being appointed by the governor to serve a six-year term that ends in February 2017.

McCall also serves as the chair of TCTA's Curriculum & Instruction Committee. She and Sissney are both members of TCTA’s Executive Board.