To:   Maryland Federation Executive Committee, Committee Chairs, Chapter Presidents, Resolutions Committee and Chapter Secretaries
Please…  take a look at the proposed bylaws document sent out by Pat Farmer on February 15 and tell the Resolutions Committee, via Secretary Pat Farmer, what you think needs further adjustment, if anything.  What has been left out (that should be there) or put in (that isn’t necessary)?  This is also your chance to propose additional changes that you think should go in the (new) bylaws.  Please compose your exact proposals for changes to the text and submit them, in writing, to Secretary Pat Farmer by April 11.
What Happens Next?  After any written proposals for changes have been received, the Resolutions Committee will consider them and prepare recommendations to be presented at the Convention. This is all in accordance with the formal Resolution consideration process (including bylaws-related Resolutions) outlined in the current (2009) MDFed bylaws.
John Stackpole, Co-Chair Resolutions Committee

The State Mini-Convention Registration information, resolution submittal form, and 2017 draft resolutions can be found on the “The Maryland Federation” tab, “Convention News.”


TO: NARFE/MD Chapter Presidents

SUBJECT: Chapter Nominations for Service Officer of Year (2017)
Service Officer Award Program
The above link is a document from Dave Snell, Director, NARFE Federal Benefits Services Department, describing the process for  nomination of NARFE Chapter Service Officers for the Service Officer of the Year (2017) Award.

This is in  pdf format for your convenience.  A Word format can be found on the national site or in the call letter sent previously to you.

Please forward your chapter nominations to President Dan McGrath,, by February 1, 2017. This deadline is necessary in order for the selection process to take place at the Federation and Regional levels to meet the NARFE deadline of February 28, 2017.

Pat Farmer. NARFE/MD Secretary


The State Mini-Convention Registration information can be found on the “The Maryland Federation” tab, “Convention News.”

Our new Calendar has entries beginning in December, 2016. The Calendar can be found routinely under the “News and Event’s” tab on this website.  To get to the month you are interested in if other than the present month, click the arrow at the top of the page by the month.  Please take a look!



A Message from our Federation President:

As President of the Maryland Federation, first I want to welcome you to the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Maryland Federation.  NARFE is the only organization that protects your earned benefits as an Active or Retired Federal Civilian Employee.  The Maryland Federation is the statewide umbrella organization that directly provides resources, support and training to NARFE members who are residents of the state.  The Maryland Federation website will keep you informed about the grassroots activities happening across the state that further the NARFE mission.

We will continue to maintain this website and trust that you will find the information to help you in your active career or in retirement.  Keep in mind that all NARFE members are encouraged and welcome to participate in any National, Federation or Chapter activity that you may desire.  Please review the Chapter tabs on this website to follow the activities of our Chapters.  Other sections on this site will help members from Chapter Officers to active members to potential new members.  We have a link to the NARFE National website to register new members. 

Dan McGrath, President                                          Maryland Federation                                                                                        Email: