Assistant General Secretary (Schools) Wayne Webber will retire on August 12.
Wayne was elected as a Country Organiser in 1994 and received life membership of Hastings River Teachers Association in the same year.
He worked closely with Joan Lemaire on the dispute over violence against teachers at Westport High School and the subsequent prosecution of the Department of Education and Training.
In 2009 Wayne was awarded life membership of Port Macquarie Teachers Association and Federation Life Membership.
Wayne was elected to the Assistant General Secretary (Schools) position in 2012.
Nominations for the succeeding Assistant General Secretary (Schools) are open and an election will be held at September Council.