About the Intelsat Retirees
and Alumni Association
Intelsat Retirees Association (IRA) was formed in June 1999 for
the protection, safeguarding and defense of the rights and general
interests of the retiree community of Intelsat including surviving
- On 15 June
2012, members voted to amend the By-Laws to open membership in the
Association to all former employees of Intelsat whether receiving a
pension or not including contractors/consultants and temporary staff.
- On 11 May
2013, the Board of Directors began using the trade
name Intelsat Retirees and Alumni Association (IRAA) in lieu of
Intelsat Retirees Association (IRA) to be more reflective of
the member types.
The Association is administered by a Board of Directors composed of
five persons elected from among its members. The Association's Officers are:
the President and the Vice-President, who are elected by the Board from among
the Directors, the Secretary and the Treasurer, who are designated by the
Board from among the members.
highest organ of the Association is the General Assembly, which meets once
a year generally in October.