Officers

INCOMING DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

2019 – 2020

Commander –Dave Lemelin   Post 10029

Sr. Vice Commander – Carol Kacal   Post 10029

Jr. Vice Commander  – Todd Maynard   Post 9365

Judge Advocate – Troy Eck   Post 10029

Surgeon  – John Walker Post 10046

Chaplain  – Lorraine Roehl Post 10029

Chief of Staff – J.R. Hackett Post 9365

Inspector – Bill Yudiskas Post 9785

Adjutant – Mel Sheppard   Post 3836

Quartermaster – Mel Sheppard   Post 3836

Service Officer – Lisa Robinson   Post 9365

Service Officer – Ryan McNeely   Post 9365

Past Department Commander – Dan Garcia   Post 1685

Nat’l Council Member – Walter W. Watts, Jr.   Post 3629

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Alaska, 500 E. Park Avenue, Wasilla, Alaska  99654
(907) 373-7600, phone          (907) 373-7601, fax          vfwstatehq@mtaonline.net

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INCOMING COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN

2019 – 2020

Employment – Walter W. Watts, Jr.Post 3629

Legislative   Bill Yudiskas   Post 9785

Public Relations   Dan Garncarz   Post 10029

Editor   VACANT

Americanism   Barbara Henning   Post 1685

Boy Scouts   Dan Garncarz   Post 10029

Buddy Poppy  Brett Spencer Post 1685

Citizenship Education   Barbara Henning   Post 1685

Community Activities  Todd Maynard Post 9365

Disaster   John Minnick   Post 9365

Fundraising   Carol Kacal Post 10029

Fundraising Co-Chair – Todd Maynard Post 9365

Homeless Veterans   Joe Simms Post 10252

Hospital   Joe Simms Post 10252

JROTC / ROTC   Troy Eck   Post 10029

Life Membership   Carol Kacal 10029

Loyalty Day  John Walker Post  10046

Membership  Carol Kacal Post 10029

National Home   Carol Kacal Post 10029

Patriot’s Pen   Mike Cassidy Post 10450

POW/MIA   Marty Harris 9785

Safety   Troy Eck   Post 10029

Student Veterans of America   Ryan McNeely Post 9365

Teacher Award   Barbara Henning   Post 1685

VAVS   Joe Simms   Post 10252

Veterans & Family Support   J.R. Hackett   Post 9365

Veterans Service   J.R. Hackett   Post 9365

Voice of Democracy   Lorraine Roehl   Post 10029

Women Veterans   Melody A. Quesenberry Post 9785

Youth Activities   Dan Garncarz   Post 10029

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Alaska, 500 E. Park Avenue, Wasilla, Alaska  99654
(907) 373-7600, phone          (907) 373-7601, fax          vfwstatehq@mtaonline.net

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DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

2018 – 2019

Commander Dave Lemelin Post 10029
Sr. Vice Commander Ed Lopez Post 10252
Jr. Vice Commander Carol Kacal Post 10029
Judge Advocate Todd Maynard Post 9365
Surgeon Troy Eck Post 10029
Chaplain Marty Harris Post 9785
Chief of Staff Mel Sheppard Post 3836
Inspector Dan Garcia Post 1685
Adjutant Mel Sheppard Post 3836
Quartermaster John Minnick Post 9365
Service Officer Lisa Robinson Post 9365
Service Officer Ryan McNeely Post 9365
Past Department Commander Dan Garcia Post 1685
Nat’l Council Member Walter W. Watts, Jr. Post 3629
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Alaska, 500 E. Park Avenue, Wasilla, Alaska  99654
(907) 373-7600, phone          (907) 373-7601, fax          vfwstatehq@mtaonline.net

COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN

2018 – 2019

Employment Walter W. Watts, Jr. Post 3629
Legislative Bill Yudiskas Post 9785
Public Relations Dan Garncarz Post 10029
Editor VACANT
Americanism Barbara Henning Post 1685
Boy Scouts Dan Garncarz Post 10029
Buddy Poppy Marty Harris Post 9785
Citizenship Education Barbara Henning Post 1685
Community Activities Carol Kacal Post 10029
Disaster John Minnick Post 9365
Fundraising Ed Lopez Post 10252
Homeless Veterans Ali Young Post 9365
Hospital John Walker Post 10046
JROTC / ROTC Troy Eck Post 10029
Life Membership Ed Lopez Post 10252
Loyalty Day John Walker Post 10046
Membership Ed Lopez Post 10252
National Home Bob Myles Post 1685
Patriot’s Pen Betty Gail M. Keao Post 10252
POW/MIA Clyde Torgerson Post 10032
Safety Troy Eck Post 10029
Student Veterans of America Dan Garncarz Post 10029
Teacher Award Barbara Henning Post 1685
VAVS Joe Simms Post 10252
Veterans & Family Support J.R. Hackett Post 9365
Veterans Service J.R. Hackett Post 9365
Voice of Democracy Lorraine Roehl Post 10029
Women Veterans Betty Gail M. Keao Post 10252
Youth Activities Dan Garncarz Post 10029