Post Officers

Rick Redden

Rick Redden

Post Commander

The Post Executive Officer who presides at all Post Executive Committee and General Membership meetings and is responsible for the supervision of its business and affairs.

Commander’s Welcome Message

Jose Torres, Sr.

Jose Torres, Sr.

Adjutant

Maintains a complete record of all meeting proceedings, issues membership cards, handles transfer certificates, issues annual membership reports, and handles all post correspondence.

Ed Reed

Ed Reed

Vice Commander – Public Relations

Promotes public support of the post’s mission and image through multiple local media contacts and by local publicity and promotion of the post’s programs and activities.

Public Relations Chair

Thor Anderson

Thor Anderson

Vice Commander – Post Activities

Plans, coordinates, and schedules member involvement in social activities and community events that promotes enjoyment and camaraderie.

Terry Gilbert

Terry Gilbert

Vice Commander – Programs

Manages and oversees the successful annual implementation and completion of the six (6) key post programs: American Legion Riders, Boys State, Law & Order, Oratorical Scholarship, School Awards, and Scouts BSA.

Vacant

Vacant

Vice Commander - Membership

Manages all aspects of post membership including the preparation and execution of an action plan for the recruitment of new members and retention/renewal of current members.

Terry Meyering

Terry Meyering

Finance Officer

Manages all post finances, deposits, and monthly financial reports. Includes obtaining bonds/ liability insurance, completing tax form filings, and chairing the Budget Committee.

Budget & Finance Committee Chair

Newsletter Editor & Publisher

Bill McGowan

Bill McGowan

Judge Advocate

Supplies professional legal advice regarding post business, chairs a committee for changes to the constitution or by-laws, and chairs the Audit Committee.

Audit Committee Chair

Constitution & By-Laws Committee Chair

James Schaub

James Schaub

Chaplain

Promotes the spiritual welfare of the post’s members and offers divine but non-sectarian service at dedications, funerals, and public functions.

Benevolence and Member Outreach Committee Chair

Paul Huff

Paul Huff

Service Officer

Assists all veterans and their dependents with their lawful rights and benefit claims

Gemar Johnston

Gemar Johnston

Sergeant At Arms

Preserves order at meetings and has charge of the post Colors.

Historian

Larry Wilhelm

Larry Wilhelm

Executive Member

Communicates with and represents the general membership at Post Executive Committee (PEC) meetings and brings forward members’ suggestions, issues, criticisms, and praises.

Boys State Chair

Honor/Color Guard Captain

Ted Ruybal

Ted Ruybal

Executive Member

Communicates with and represents the general membership at Post Executive Committee (PEC) meetings and brings forward members’ suggestions, issues, criticisms, and praises.

Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers

Immediate Past Commander

Actively participates as a valuable resource to the Post Executive Committee by providing continuity, guidance, and counsel to the post leadership.