Elected Officers

John Hacket, President

South Windsor High School


John Hackett has been a Social Studies teacher at SWHS for 31 years. He has served as the SWEA President since 2006. Previous to this John served as the Co-Chair and then Chair of the Grievance committee. John has attended the CEA-RA on 11 occasions and the NEA-RA 5 times. In 2014 he was recognized by the NEA for Political Activism on the local level. He has also served SWEA on 4 Contract Negotiation teams, and 2 Constitution and Bylaw revision committees. John has presented at CEA Summer Leadership for the New Presidents track in addition to serving on a CEA committee to review the function of Uniserve Representatives. John's term as President was renewed in June 2019.

Glenn Flanders, Vice President

South Windsor High School


Glenn Flanders is both a Cooperative Work Education and Social Studies teacher at South Windsor High School. Glenn has served SWEA in a variety of roles during his tenure with South Windsor Public Schools. Glenn has attended both CEA-RA and NEA-RA conferences and is also active with the student organization, South Windsor for the Kids. In June of 2019, Glenn moved from serving on the Grievance Committee to his current position as SWEA's VP.

Bill Myers, Treasurer

Pleasant Valley


Bill Myers has taught music for 19 in South Windsor. He's been SWEA's treasurer for 15 years. Bill's been to the CEA-RA a dozen times and to the NEA-RA once. He's been on CEA's Retirement Commission for over a dozen years and is now the Vice-Chair. He's been of the State Teachers Retirement Board since 2009, serving now as the Vice-Chair. Bill's presented on Retirement issues in Boston, MA, attended Public Pension Forum's in NYC and will present at Berkeley, CA this August. Bill's term was renewed in June 2019.

Wanda Ward, Secretary

Pleasant Valley


Wanda Ward has been a Special Education Resource Teacher at Pleasant Valley for 21 years. She has served as a building SWEA representative for many years. Wanda has also attended several CEA-RAs and 2 NEA-RAs as well as CEA Summer Leaderships Conferences. She assisted with 3 SWEA Golf Tournaments that helped raise funds for scholarships. Wanda's term as Secretary was renewed in June 2019.