Leadership

Our organization is led by our latest generation of veterans, who are advised by experienced older veterans with longtime service in our  community.  Read a welcome from our Chairman and President.

  • Board Members
  • Advisory Council
  • Core Team

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Board Members

Doug McGowan
Chairman
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Afghanistan, Iraq service

James DeVary
Treasurer
U.S. Army Veteran
Afghanistan, Iraq service

Adam Subveri
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Secretary
Iraq Service

Peter Griesch
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Post-9/11 service

Edna Handy
Widow of Michael J. Handy
(U.S. Air Force veteran
Vietnam service)

Joanie Martinez
U.S. Army Veteran & Reservist
Post-9/11 service

Emeritus Board Members

Harvey Bagg
Chairman Emeritus
U.S. Navy Veteran
Vietnam-era service

Vince McGowan
President Emeritus
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Vietnam service

Joseph Graham
Treasurer Emeritus
U.S. Air Force Veteran
Vietnam service

Bill Nelson
U.S. Army Veteran
Vietnam service

 

Advisory Council

Edward M. Bergendahl
U.S. Navy Veteran
Korean War service

Kathryn T. Cross
Gold Star Mother of
Tyler J. Connely, U.S. Navy
Lost in Post-9/11 service

Martin Edelman
U.S. Army Veteran
Vietnam War service

Donald J. Ferguson
U.S. Army & U.S. Merchant Marine Veteran

Reggie S. Gibbs
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Cold War & Post 9/11 service

John N. Harvey
U.S. Navy Veteran
Vietnam service

Allan M. Keene
U.S. Army Veteran
Vietnam service

Serphin R. Maltese
U.S. Army & U.S. Marine Corps veteran
Korean War service

Mark Otto
U.S. Marine Corps veteran
Panama Invasion & Desert Shield/Desert Storm service

William B. Richards
U.S. Army Veteran
Vietnam service

Robert Skibar
U.S. Navy Veteran
Vietnam War & Cold War service

Charles F. Thompson II
U.S. Army Veteran

Ryan B. Weddle
U.S. Navy Veteran
Post-9/11 service

Douglas W. Wyatt
U.S. Navy Veteran
Vietnam service

Paul Yates
U.S. Navy Veteran
Cold War & Post-9/11 service

Core Team

Dan McSweeney
President

Mark Otto
Vice President

Kelly Bryan
Development

Angela Coyle
Community Relations

Ryan Hegg
Veterans Advocacy

James Lanham
Veterans Services

Debra Menich
Veterans Sustainability

Michelle Slonim
Communications

Jeff Swansen
Operations