Assistant Chaplain


W. Dave Stout

Chief of Staff

Maurice Bridges

    Deputy Chief of Staff

Christopher Garza

Student Veterans Liaison

George Sanon


Tim Timmer

Director, Veterans Service

Derek Giffin

Editor Illinois VFW News

Barbara Wilson

Sergeant –At-Arms

Jack Lamont

    Assistant Sergeants-At-Arms

 Daniel Merry, James Danielson , W. Roy Johnson

Officer of the Day

Samuel Scaife Jr.

Aides to the State commander

Duane Hisel

Advisor to the State Commander

Bill Regan, George Cramer

Emergency Services Director 

Richard Luemen

Assistant Adjutant-Quartermaster  

Donald Smithenry 

Assistant Quartermasters

Lee Morgan, H. George Doeden, Bob Zeman

Membership Director

J.D. Spindler

     Assistant Membership Directors

Michael Breyne, Christopher Hatcher, Vince Long, Gary Holmes, Richard Coombe

Americanism and Loyalty Day Director

John Barrett

Blood Donor Director    

Jeffery Britt

    Assistant Blood Donor Directors

Dwane Lundren, C. Maurice Theriac

Community Activities Director

Charles Ingle

Homeless Veterans Director

Paul Bezazian

Hospital & VAVS Director

Harold Olsen Jr.

Legislative Director   

Jayson Hoffman

National Home Director

Michael J. McGrath

Veterans and Military Support Programs Director   

Clarke Christiansen

Marketing/Media Relations

Barbara Wilson

Air Newspaper/Marketing   

Brad Gould

Emblem & Supply

Robert "Big Bob" Migalich

State Photographers



Victor Smith

IT/Social Media 

Johnathan Cooper

State Fair Director

Bobby Edwards

Credentials Committee Chairman

H. George Doeden

Safety Director

Matthew Willis


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