2024 CBTU Retirees’ Conference

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Marriott Marquis Houston, Texas


CBTU Retirees: "Never Back, Always Forward: Hate Cannot Erase Us"


Retirees’ Delegates Luncheon

12 noon – 1 p.m.



1 p.m. – 5 p.m.


Call to Order & Invocation

David Claxton, Co-chair CBTU Retirees Conference


Opening Remarks


Donald Afflick

Co-Chair, CBTU Retirees’ Conference



Terrence Melvin

President, CBTU


Special Guest Speaker

Willie Baker, Jr.

CBTU Vice-President Emeritus

Guest Speaker

Richard Fiesta

Executive Director, Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA)


Empowering CBTU Retirees for Political Action 2024


Petee Talley, CBTU Political Director

CBTU Retirees Doing the Work

Tik Tok for Seniors

CBTU Seniors’ Health

Clifton Denby, Baltimore Teachers Union


Open Mic



Closing Remarks