American Legion Charles A. Conklin Michigan Post #28 Post Officer's Page

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Charles A. Conklin Post #28 Elected Officers

John Bilski, Post Commander
Janet Fonger, 1st Vice Commander
Gary Doublestein, 2nd Vice Commander
Larry Lambert, Adjutant
Cyndy Wierenga, Finance Officer
Duane Smith, Chaplain
David Carlson, Judge Advocate
Freddy Smith, Sergeant-at-Arms
Ed DeKoekkoek, Historian
Garrett Veihl, Service Officer
Larry Lambert, Service Officer
Hoyt Fonger, Service Officer
Ray Ribbink, Executive-at-Large
Freddy Smith, Executive-at-Large
Jim Vette, Executive-at-Large
Jim Porenta, Past Commander

SAL Elected Officers

Jeff Warner, Commander
Ross Berens, 1st Vice Commander
Hans VanHorssen, 2nd Vice Commander
T.L. Lowe, Finance Officer
Al VanDam, Chaplain
Charlie Chittenden, Historian
Charlie Chittenden, Sergeant-at-Arms
Scott Kelly, Membership
Paul Kubicek, Adjutant
David Ireland, Past Commander

Charles A. Conklin Post #28 Auxiliary Officers

President                      Kathleen Edwards  (
First Vice President     Diane Janusch-Johnson
Second Vice President Melanie Riekels
Secretary                      Ginny Hebert
Treasurer                    Michele Stetts
Chaplain                     Pam Medendorp-Peck
Historian                     Linda Gieske
Sergeant-at-Arms        Barb Kelly
Parliamentarian          Cheryl George
Past President             Michele Stetts


Charles A. Conklin Post General Manager

Tina Davis -

Legion riders

John Kemme, Director
Charles Potter, Assistant Director
Chase Kamhout, Sergeant-at-Arms
Diana Arens, Secretary
Larry Foose, Treasurer
TBD, Chaplain
Sally Kemme, Membership Chair





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