POST 39

 

Other Officers


2017 - 2018 Post 39 Officers

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The administration of Post 39 shall, except as may otherwise be provided by the Bylaws, be under the supervision
of this Executive Committee comprised of the five (5) Principle Officers and the five (5) Executive Board Members.

Principle Officers [1 year terms]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AL Jeff Hopkins

 

 

 

 

 

Post Commander
Mike Frye

 

Sr. Vice Commander
Bruce Denning

 

Jr. Vice Commander
Jeff Hopkins

 

Adjutant
Tom Coca

 

Finance Officer
Alex Thornberry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post Commander
It shall be the duty of the Post Commander to preside at all meetings of the post and Executive committee and to have general supervision over the business and affairs of the post, and such officer shall be Chief Executive officer of the post. The American Legion officers Guide and an Agenda shall be used and followed by the presiding officer in conducting meetings and the American Legion officers Guide shall be used and followed in conducting Initiation of members, and other ceremonies prescribed therein. He/She shall perform such other duties as directed by the post.

See Past Post 39 Commanders

Senior “First” Vice Commander
The First Vice Commander shall assume and discharge the duties of the office of the commander in the absence or disability of the post commander, or when called upon by the post commander. Membership shall be the primary assignment of the First Vice Commander. He/She is the teacher of "Democracy".

Junior “Second” Vice Commander
The Second Vice Commander shall assume and discharge the duties of the office of commander in the absence or disability of the post commander and the first vice commander, or when called upon by the post commander. He/She shall ensure that each patriotic holiday and observance receives the attention it deserves. He/She must promote the color guard or firing squad and ensure that the initiation team is functioning. The Commander will depend on him/her to provide the programs that spice up the meetings and attract attendance.

Post Adjutant
The Adjutant shall have charge of and keep a full and correct record of all proceedings of all meetings, keep such records as the Department and National organizations may require, render reports of membership annually or when called upon at a meeting, and under the direction of the commander handle all correspondence of the post. He/She keeps the membership records, minutes of meetings, prepares a list of unfinished matters from the minutes of the previous meeting for inclusion in the commander's agenda, checks up, and assists the work of the other officers and committees, and publishes monthly news letters, official orders, announcements and instructions. All post records shall be at his/her finger-tips; he/she needs ready access to all sources of information, and should develop and maintain a comprehensive tiling system. The Adjutant is primarily concerned with ways and means, his/her office involves a great deal of work, and some degree of compensation should be paid to him/her. The Post Adjutant must be covered by adequate bond, and in all matters relating to finance, should carry on his/her work in close correlation with the finance officer.

Finance Officer
The Finance Officer of the Post shall have charge of all finance and see that they are safely deposited by him/herself or a bonded member in some local bank or banks and shall report once a month to the executive committee and the post, the condition of the finances of the post, with such recommendations as he/she may deem expedient or necessary for raising funds with which to carry an the activities of the post. The Finance Officers monthly report shall include, but is not limited to total income, cost of sales, expenses, accounts received, accounts payable, inventory, a profit and loss statement, any agreement concerning use of facilities and any other information necessary to provide the membership with sufficient information to make decisions concerning these activities and facilities. He/She shall sign all checks disbursing the money of the post. He/She shall furnish such surety bonds in such sum as shall be fixed by the post executive committee. The Finance officer shall serve as chairman of the finance committee and is in charge of all receiving and disbursing of post funds. He/She is given charge of the year's budget, He/She is given the duty of the payment of all obligation when proper authorization from the executive committee has been given for such payment. The Finance officer must be covered by adequate bond. He/She should serve as advisor and consultant to the Post Auditing Committee since He/She handles the financial records of the post.

 


   Executive Board [2 year terms]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 - 2018
Mike Reisinger

 

2016 - 2018
VACANCY

 

2016 - 2018
Sharon O’Donnell

 

2017 - 2019
VACANCY

 

2017 - 2019
Jim Vidmar

 

 



OTHER ELECTED OFFICERS
[1 year terms]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chaplain
Sharon O’Donnell

 

 

 

Sergeant-at-Arms
Brad Krug

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service Officer
VACANCY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chaplain
The Post Chaplain shall be charged with the spiritual welfare of the post comrades and will offer divine but non-sectarian service in the event of dedications, funerals, public function etc., adhere to such ceremonial rituals as recommended by the National or Department Headquarters from time to time. He/She must be a person capable of moral and intellectual leadership and one who gives dignity and respect to the office.

Sergeant-at-Arms
The Sergeant-at-Arms shall preserve order at all meetings and shall perform such other duties as may from time-to-time be assigned by the Commander. The Sergeant-At-Arms should know how to arrange the meeting hall and should assist tile post commander and adjutant in the preliminary arrangements for the meeting. He/She is custodian of the colors and shall be in charge of the color detail during the presentation and retirement ceremonies of the color. He/She is the flag etiquette person and must be well informed on proper flag display and procedures used in operating a meeting. The Sergeant-At-Arms shall be chairman of the Welcome Committee. The members of this Committee must welcome new members and guests, make sure they are introduced, and keep the commander advised as to who should be acknowledge.

 


APPOINTED POSITIONS
[1 year terms]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bar Manager
Ron LaCroix

 

Website Developer
Mike Frye

 

AL Jeff Hopkins
Games Manager In Charge
Jeff Hopkins

 

Newsletter
Tom Coca

 

Games Manager
Mike Frye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building Manager
Mike Reisinger

 

Post Historian
VACANCY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All vacancies existing in the Executive Committee or any office of the Post for any cause other than expiration of a term shall be filled by an appointment made by the Commander with approval of a majority of the Executive Committee.

If you are interested in filling a vacant position, please contact the Post 39 Commander.

 

 


Post Guides and Manuals

 

Past Post 39 Commanders

Year

Commander

Year

Commander

Year

Commander

Year

Commander

1919

Donald W. Ogilbee

1945

J. Y. Shabouh

1971

Harry Kliewer

1997

Scott McDonald

1920

Earl Thompson

1946

Norman Hughes

1972

Joseph H. Brookes

1998

Donn Jacobson

1921

Jack Torrence

1947

John Killian

1973

Joseph R. Eastman

1999

Greg Stark

1922

Rupert Northrup

1948

Leonard E. Baldwin

1974

Joseph R. Eastman

2000

Greg Stark

1923

George Lindsey

1949

A. B. Armstrong

1975

James A. Vidmar

2001

Alex Thornberry

1924

Lawrence Winnard

1950

Joe Graham

1976

James A. Vidmar & Betty Roeser

2002

Alex Thornberry

1925

Jay McCurdy

1951

E. T. Osborn

1977

Betty Roeser

2003

Alex Thornberry

1926

Jack Roeser

1952

Don Liby

1978

Kerby Laughlin

2004

Walter Perkins

1927

Jay McCurdy

1953

Robert Smith

1979

Denver Ferris

2005

Walter Perkins

1928

Gus Flake

1954

Norman Porter

1980

Denver Ferris

2006

Walter Perkins

1929

William Brown

1955

Thomas Gerardi

1981

Denver Ferris

2007

Walter Perkins

1930

Ben Snider

1956

Verlyn Hudson

1982

Denver Ferris

2008

Walter Perkins & Martin Boddy

1931

Rupert Northrup

1957

Herbert Smith

1983

Columbus Shaver

2009

Ron LaCroix

1932

Jay McCurdy

1958

Herbert A. Wilson

1984

Columbus Shaver

2010

Ron LaCroix

1933

J. R. McCarty

1959

Glen Hunt

1985

Columbus Shaver

2011

Ron LaCroix

1934

J. R. McCarty

1960

Robert K. Johnson

1986

Columbus Shaver

2012

Clint Rozell

1935

Harry Kliewer

1961

Woodrow Travis

1987

Columbus Shaver

2013

Sharon O’Donnell

1936

C. E. Taggart

1962

Jack L. Roeser

1988

Smink Kerstner

2014

Sharon O’Donnell

1937

F. B. Carrithers

1963

William Hamilton

1989

Leon Kerstner

2015

Alex Thornberry

1938

James Richardson

1964

Roy Rigdon

1990

Leon Kerstner

2016

Alex Thornberry

1939

Warren Taylor

1965

Charles Day

1991

Roger Chase

2017

Mike Frye

1940

Clarence Walk

1966

Herbert T. Wilson

1992

Bill Williams

 

 

1941

Luther Jobe & Ivan Waugh

1967

Betty J. Roeser

1993

Fritz McOllouth

 

 

1942

Charles E. Bishop

1968

Ivan Van Aken

1994

Matt Burns

 

 

1943

Monroe Campbell

1969

Ivan Van Aken

1995

Donn Jacobson

 

 

1944

Charles Roberts

1970

Robert D. Beebe

1996

Scott McDonald

 

 

Post 39 Legionnaires


MONTHLY GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS    [Location]

The American Legion Post 39 

  Third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM

Sons of the American Legion Squadron 39 

  Second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 39 

  First Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM