AMVETS LADIES AUXILIARY
DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA
JUNE 2014 69th CONVENTION MINUTES
Saturday, June 7, 2014 – Official Convention Opening Session
Convention Chairman PDP/NEC Dee Baggett called the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary 69th Annual Convention to order
with introduction of PNP Charlene Kee, followed by the following PDP’s: Lucille Henson, Dorothy Johns, Gloria Jasinski, Evelyn McElvin, Estrella Young, Mary Lou Maslo, Dee Baggett, Donnajeanne Hakler, Trudy Wood. PDP Baggett wished everyone a very enjoyable week-end. Dept. President Karen Powers was then escorted to the podium.
President Powers asked for posting of Dept. and Local Colors, followed by invocation by Chaplain Carole Ahmad. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Sgt. At Arms Peg Morgan. Preamble was read by 1st V.P. Pro Tem Ernestine Ingram, Aims & Purposes read by 2nd V.P. Sheila Haywood, Code of Ethics by 3rd V.P. Sherry Marecek and Definition of Americanism read by Americanism Officer Cathy Carroll. She also asked for special prayers for 1st V.P. Barbara Branch who was taken ill while on vacation.
President Powers welcomed everyone and reminded us that her them this year has been “United We Stand”. She stated that she was very happy to see so many people in attendance this week-end.
Roll call was given by Doe Seals, Recording Secretary.
Pres. Powers asked for approval of agenda. PDP Evelyn McElvin moved to accept the agenda. 2nd by 3rd V.P. Sherry Marecek. Motion carried.
Pres. Karen Powers & PDP Dee Baggett presented a new charter to members of Aux. #9987.
Parliamentarian/PNP Charlene Kee asked that we turn to pg. 13 as she read the Convention Rules. She then moved to adopted the Convention Rules. 2nd by PDP Donnajeanne Hakler. Motion carried.
Pres. Powers appointed PDP Estrella Young as official timekeeper of the nominating speeches.
Motions of the February SEC were read by Recording Secretary Doe Seals. She then moved to accept the minutes as printed, distributed and read. 2nd by PDP Dee Baggett. Motion carried. Correspondence was read regarding several positions being sought on the National level, as well as a letter from PDP Evelyn McElvin
seeking National 2nd V.P. and PDP Dee Baggett seeking National Americanism Officer and a thank you from National President Linda McGriff.
E-Board Recommendations: 1. A new microphone stand has been purchased. Recommendation was made that the Sgt. At Arms dispose of the old one. Doe Seals then moved to accept this recommendation. 2nd by PDP Gloria Jasinski. Motion carried. 2. It has been recommended that the auxiliary purchase a new AMVETS Auxiliary banner – the current banner has the AMVETS logo on it. A new banner can be purchased for approximately $150.00. It will not be embroidered, it will be silk screened. Doe Seals then moved to accept this recommendation. 2nd by PDP Trudy Wood. Motion carried. 3. There current is $1,950.00 in the Dept. Scholarship account. There were scholarships awarded. It is recommended to add an additional $50.00, so that each winner can receive a $500.00 scholarship. Doe Seals then moved for approval of this recommendation. 2nd by Carole Ahmad. Motion carried.
Finance Report – PDP Donnajeanne Hakler, Treasurer Her report is on pgs. 27 – 34. A total of $58,261.00 was sent to National Headquarters for all the charities we support. The Finance Committee met on Thursday. They have 2 recommendations. 1. Recommend that we use Dept. Officers unused budgets to purchase a laptop computer – cost to be up to $600.00 to include all necessary already-installed programs to maintain business with the old laptop to go to the Gaveliers for use in training. PDP Hakler then moved to accept this recommendation. 2nd by 3rd V.P. Sherry Marecek. Motion carried. 2. Recommend that QuikBooks be updated and purchase a 2nd license, if needed, for the Exec. Secretary at a cost up to $250.00. PDP Hakler then moved to accept this recommendation. 2nd by PDRO Jerri Devoll. Motion carried.
Audit Report 2nd V.P. Sheila Haywood stated that the Audit Committee met Thursday night. It consisted of Sherry Marecek, Meltonia Presley and herself. All was found to be in order.
Presentation of 1st Timers: There were 32 attendees that included: Aux. #2, Jean McLane – Aux. #4, Vickie Campbell – Aux. #14, Donna Weible – Aux. #15, Holly Aronson – Aux. #16, Teri Lobel, Sandra Maxson, Maria Skinner – Aux. #19, Kalaleer MacLaren, Cathy Thacker, Deborah Goldman – Aux. #33, Brenda Breaker, Cathrine Sincerbox, Mona Skidgell – Aux. #35, Anna Skelton – Aux. #78, Holly Manson, Carletta Rose, Amber Saul – Aux. #86, Heidi Shults, Teresa Warwer – Aux. #88, Kamera O’Brien, Natalie Cartegena – Aux. #113, Eleanor Zebley – Aux. #312, Landa Carson – Aux. #422, Teresa Ingram, Wendy Luzader – Aux. #1992, Debra Ticket – Aux. #2006, Donna Kran, Diana McCurdy – Aux. #7467, Jean Ordner, Kim Robinson – Aux. #9987, Lenora Corley, Esther Panke.
The Gaveliers presented all local presidents and SEC’s who had perfect attendance during the last fiscal year with their trophies.
Dept. President Karen Powers Her report is on pgs. 15-16. She stated that 3 new auxiliaries were formed this year and the members of Aux. #33 were present this week-end. Pres. Powers also stated that at the October 2013 SEC she indicated that her project would be the Lake Worth Carillon started by Don Rhindress. She spoke glowingly about Margo Rhindress who was the Dept. Auxiliary’s Greeter for many years. She had also mentioned there would be an award for the auxiliary who donated the most money for that project per member. She happily announced that it went to her own Aux. #78. She presented a check for $50.00 to Past Local President Rita Lowe toward their Americanism project. She thanked Aux. #78 and #35 and the Dept. Officers for her reception on Friday night – she also thanked all the members for their hard work and to everyone for their support during the past year.
Guest: Ed Williams, President of the AMVETS Service Foundation, was escorted to the podium. He stated they had met on Friday and approved (3) $1,000. scholarships. Recipients are: Jacob Waddell, Michael Lawson and
. They also approved a grant of $1,000. to Dept. Auxiliary training, plus $1,000 to the Dept. Auxiliary Scholarship fund.
1st V.P. Ernestine Ingram, Pro Tem Barbara Branch’s report is on pgs. 17-20. Please attend the Honors and Awards program this afternoon to learn the recipients of the various membership awards.
2nd V.P. Sheila Haywood Her report is on pgs. 21-23. She thanked everyone for supporting the Child Welfare projects. Working with children can be so rewarding. How awesome to see all the donations made to the John Tracy, Make a Wish projects and all the support to assist children at your local in so many ways.
3rd V.P. Sherry Marecek Her report is on pgs. 24-26. Her personal challenge in October was to award a special prize to the auxiliary who donated the most money to an existing Fisher House BEFORE April 1st. She presented a $50. award to DiAnna and Darlene Linnell from Aux. #444 who donated $2,325. She thanked everyone for turning in so-ooo many reports and for “Jumping Aboard the Community Love Train”.
PDP/NEC Dee Baggett Her report is on pgs. 48-52. She reminded everyone that PDP Evelyn McElvin is seeking the office of 2nd V.P. At the National Convention in august and that she would be seeking the office of National Americanism Officer. Please remember to apply for National awards and submit them on a timely basis. Article 1, Section 3 shows the delegate strength by auxiliary as the totals are reflected in our Convention book.
Alt. NEC – PDP Mary Lou Maslo She stated that PDP Baggett had covered everything.
Chaplain – Carole Ahmad Her report is on pgs. 44-46. She asked that we say special prayers for 1st V.P. Barbara Branch’s speedy recovery.
Hospital Officer – Debra Reed Her report is on pgs. 38-40. Her chairman’s award went to Aux. #1992 for the most money donated to St. Jude’s Hospital — $12,500.00.
Americanism Officer – Cathy Carroll Her report is on pgs. 35-37. She thanked everyone for all their service reports and for “Stepping Up” to assist all our deserving veterans.
Scholarship Officer – Meltonia Presley Her report is pgs. 41-43. She thanked the following auxiliaries for their work in supporting scholarships. They were Aux. #1, 2, 8, 9, 14, 17, 23, 30, 35, 44, 81, 82, 113, 1992, 2000 and 2006. There were 6 applicants for scholarship – 2 were disqualified and 4 were awarded. Each received a $500. scholarship – Michelle Keller, Aux. #8 – Dajau Fussell, Aux. #9 – Allegra Ruggiero, Aux. #14 – Jacob Waddell, Aux. #15. Congratulations too all the winners.
Parliamentarian/PNP Charlene Kee Her report is on pg. 53. She advised locals that their bylaws would not go into effect until 3 copies of the bylaws plus 1 copy of the minutes of the meeting when they were approved are sent to the Parliamentarian. They are reviewed, signed and sent to the Dept. President for her approval and an approved copy returned to the local auxiliary. Also to the locals, please attend all functions on the agenda if you are compensated by your local auxiliary. Parliamentarian/PNP Kee then read the Dept. Bylaw changes as reflect on pgs. 54-55. She then moved for approval of these changes. 2nd by Meltonia Presley. Motion carried. She recognized members of the Bylaws Committee: Barbara Branch, Sheila Haywood, Donnajeanne Hakler, Dee Baggett, Gloria Jasinski and thanked Pres. Powers for her appointment as Parliamentarian.
Credentials Chairman – Sandy Polite She gave the 1st credentials report. There were 197 votes total with a majority vote of 100 and a 2/3’s vote of 131.
Parliamentarian/PN Charlene Kee read the Election Rules as reflected on pg. 105. She then moved to accept these election rules. 2nd by Sherry Marecek. Motion carried. PNP Kee then stated that according to our bylaws – Article 17D “Nominees must be present on the convention floor during balloting to be eligible for election to office. A person not on the convention floor will not be nominated for office”.
1st nominations: President – Karen Powers Nominated by PNP Charlene Kee
1st V.P. – Sheila Haywood Nominated by PDP Mary Lou Maslo
2nd V.P. – Sherry Marecek Nominated by PDP Evelyn McElvin
3rd V.P. – Meltonia Presley Nominated by PDP Evelyn McElvin
Treasurer – Donnajeanne Hakler Nominated by PDP Mary Lou Maslo
Chaplain – Jerri Devoll Nominated by Linda Hoon
Eddie May Nominated by Carole Ahmad
Sgt. At Arms – Claudia Thompson Nominated by Judy Cassady
Peg Morgan Nominated by PDP Gloria Jasinski
Debbie Beck Nominated by Carole Ahmad
Americanism – Cathy Carroll Nominated by Angie Dees
Hospital – Carole Ahmad Nominated by PDP Mary Lou Maslo
Scholarship – remains open
1st V.P. Pro Tem Ernestine Ingram asked the Sgt. At Arms to escort President Powers as she leaves the room. She then asked Convention Chairman PDP Baggett to come forward. PDP Baggett stated that her Convention Chairman’s report is on pg. 14. She said the hospitality room was very successful in October. She also stated that the various joint functions were great and they were able to pass on savings to the members for the banquet at a cost of only $20.00. Pg. 98 reflects members of the Convention Committee. Special thanks to PDP Gloria Jasinski, Linda Miller, #86, Landa Corson #312, Beverly Munoz, #12, Diane Rooks, #1992. Thanks also to all who donated door prizes. Linda Miller, Aux. #86 won both Friday & Saturday 50/50’s. PDP Baggett also announced that she had an award for the auxiliary with the most participants in the Patron’s Page – the winner is Aux. #35.
President Powers was escorted back to the podium. She asked Awards Chairman PDP Evelyn McElvin for her report. PDP McElvin apologized for her report not being in the convention book. It was distributed when the books were given out at the Credentials desk. She thanked everyone who went to her house to help with the awards program – Barbara Branch, Sherry Marecek, Cathy Carroll and Meltonia Presley.
Grievance Chairman PDP Lucille Henson was excused as she had to attend a funeral.
Appeals Chairman PDP Gloria Jasinski had nothing to report.
Guests: Jr. AMVETS outgoing President Jayden Johnson introduced the incoming President Dalton Hancock and the officers for the forthcoming year. She thanked Pres. Powers and all members of the Ladies auxiliary for their support of the Jr. AMVETS throughout the year.
Dept. Officers Training; PNP Charlene Kee stated that training would be held July 11-12-13 at the Hampton Inn in Ocala and asked all newly-elected officers to remain after closing on Sunday.
Bushnell Cemetery Representative – Claudia Thompson Attending the various functions at Bushnell Cemetery has been a very moving experience. She thanked everyone for a wonderful 1st year.
Fisher House Representative – Darlene Linnell Her report is on pg. 63. Thank you to everyone who have been so generous to the Fisher Houses in the State.
VAVS – James Haley Hospital – Becky Coupe (excused) Her report is on pg. 64.
VAVS – Bay Pines Hospital – Janet Northcutt Her report is on pg. 65.
Presidents’ Council – Margaret Sousa Outgoing Chairman Margaret Sousa introduced incoming Chairman Beverly Munoz of Aux. #12. There were 33 attendees, 3 as guests. They discussed fundraisers, local reimbursements to attendees for SEC’s and convention, also discussed local bylaws and support of incoming local officers. Let them know what their jobs entail and suggested making a binder for each officer.
Sgt. At Arms – Peg Morgan Her report is on pg. 47. She thanked all pages for their help on Saturday.
PDP Mary Lou Maslo asked everyone to go to the tables out front to purchase T-shirts to support PDP Evelyn McElvin as she seeks election for National 2nd V.P.
President Powers announced that the Gaveliers lunch would be served in her suite. She asked that this meeting be adjourned with a reminder to return at 1 p.m. For the awards program. Benediction was given by Chaplain Carole Ahmad and respect to the Colors led by Sgt. At Arms Peg. Morgan.
Sunday – June 8, 2014
President Karen Powers reconvened the meeting. Sgt. At Arms Peg Morgan opened the Bible & lit the candles, followed by Invocation by Chaplain Carole Ahmad. Roll call by Doe Seals, Recording Secretary.
(Continuation of Reports)
Awards Chairman PDP Evelyn McElvin completed the presentation of awards not distributed on Saturday.
Treasurer Donnajeanne Hakler stated there was a correction on pg. 34 re: HONOR FLIGHT – the $150.00 donation should reflect SEC – Aux. #23 (not SEC-Floor). She also stated that the Dept. President’s Project – the Lake Worth Carillon shows a total of $1,768.91 in donations. She moved to increase it to $1,800.00. 2nd by Chaplain Carole Ahmad. Motion carried.
Executive Secretary – Linda Hoon Her report is on pg. 56. She has been working on the web-site – please check it out and give us some feed-back.
Recording Secretary – Doe Seals Her report is on pg. 57.
Gaveliers Report PDP Mary Lou Maslo stated they met on Saturday with 8 PDP’s in attendance. It was decided that the Dyann Edwards award for the member signing up new members by May 15th would be discontinued. The incoming president of the Gaveliers will be PDP Dee Baggett. They had no recommendations.
Quartermaster – Joanne Kelderman Her report is on pg. 58. She turned in $4,335. in sales.
Ways & Means – Dee Norman Her report is on pg. 61. She thanked everyone for supporting her raffles this past year and turned in $412.00.
Jr. AMVETS Coordinator – Debra Pate Her report is on pg. 60. The Jr.’s. met on Saturday a.m. with 12 members in attendance. They held their awards program with Unit #26 receiving the majority of the awards. Thanks to all who supported their 50/50 this week-end – they raised $597.00.
Convention Chair/PDP Dee Baggett gave her final revenue report. The auxiliary’s portion of profits was $444.00.
Grievance Committee Chairman – PDP Lucille Henson no report. Thank you for a grievance-free year.
PRO – Jerri Devoll Her report is on pg. 59. Thanks for letting her “be bossy” this year. Hope you can all see Madam President’s scrapbook before it goes to National. There still are over 300 pictures to review from this weekend.
SEC Council – Jerri Devoll Her report is on pg. 62. She asked all SEC’s to stand for recognition and for following President Powers lead in “United We Stand”. There were 36 attendees, which included 3 Alt. SEC’s, 1 guest and 6 – 1st Timers. She was re-elected as SEC Chairman, with Pat Zaykowski as Vice Chairman.
District Reports Districts 2 and 6 had reports in the book. District 3 Pres. Damaris “Dee” Gonzalez stated she was proud that the local auxiliaries in District 3 received many awards and that membership was growing. District 4 Pres. Beverly Munoz apologized for not having a report in the book. She is new as president and wasn’t aware there should be a report.
Local Presidents’ Reports The following auxiliaries had reports in the book: 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 23, 32, 35, 44, 50, 78, 81, 86, 100, 231, 301, 422, 1992, 2000, 2006. Aux. #30’s report was distributed with the book at the Credentials desk.
Aux. #2 – Pat Bice stated that their Post is moving into a new location, with open house scheduled for June 21st. Aux. #7 – Sherry Yelvington apologized – she was busy planning her wedding. Aux. #12 – Beverly Munoz – no report. Aux. #15 – Sheila Haywood introduced incoming president Holly Aronson. Aux. #26 – Susan Barker stated they are growing & growing and are looking forward to a great year. Aux. #30 – PDP Evelyn McElvin introduced incoming president Debra Pate. Aux. #35 – incoming president Anna Skelton was introduced. Aux. #78 – Rita Lowe introduced incoming president Jill Holstein. Aux. #81 – Debbie Beck introduced incoming president Tonia Blauvelt. Aux. #86 – Debbie Ellington introduced incoming president Ursula Wida. Aux. #88 – Sharon Sheldon, incoming president, stated she was very nervous – but was very proud of the money they raised for Fisher House in conjunction with AMVETS & Sons – $10,000.00. Aux. #292 – no report. Aux. #301 – incoming president is Audrey Moore. Aux. #312 – Margaret Sousa stated no report. Aux. #422 – introduction of incoming president Wendy Luzader. Aux. #444 – incoming president is DiAnna Linnell. Aux. #1292 – incoming president is Frances Rose. Aux. #2298 – Marie Bradford is pleased to report they won area award for Relay for Life for 4 years. Aux. #7467 – SEC Tammy Allen introduced incoming president Betty Swan.
Sgt. At Arms – Peg Morgan Her report is on pg. 47. She thanked all the pages who assisted her this week-end and turned in $87.00 that was collected on the floor.
Unfinished Business PNP Charlene Kee stated that in the event that the Dept. President cannot attend the National Convention as the designated delegate, that we would be adding an alternate delegate. She then nominated PDP Gloria Jasinski as Alt. Dept. Delegate. 2nd by PDP Evelyn McElvin. It was a unanimous vote.
New Business Parliamentarian/PNP Charlene Kee moved that national registration of $40.00 be paid for any delegate attending the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary National Convention provided that they are on the floor to vote. If not, the registration is to be returned to the Dept. The registration form must be to the Dept. Treasurer in hand no later than June 21, 2014. 2nd by Debra Pate. Motion carried.
Final Credentials report – Credentials Chairman Sandy Polite. There were 157 total votes with 79 as majority vote and 105 as 2/3’s vote. She turned in $2,860.00. Pres. Powers stated that PNP Charlene Kee, Exec. Secretary Linda Hoon and Recording Secretary Doe Seals would remain on the podium as the official vote counters and the other officers could join their respective auxiliaries.
The following auxiliaries, having only 1 vote each, will vote as a block: Aux. #1, 2, 18, 19, 50, 113, 231, 292, 447, 893, 911 and 1292. Aux. #1292’s number was pulled as start of voting.
President – no new nominations
1st Vice Pres. – no new nominations
2nd Vice Pres. – no new nominations
3rd Vice Pres. – no new nominations
Treasurer – no new nominations
Chaplain – no new nominations
Sgt. At Arms – Claudia Thompson & Peg Morgan were nominated on Saturday.
Debbie Beck was nominated on Sunday. After 3 rounds of voting, Claudia Thompson
was declared the winner.
Americanism – no new nominations
Hospital – Carol Ahmad was nominated on Saturday. Margaret Sousa was nominated
on Saturday by Debra Reed, but Margaret declined. She then nominated Debra Reed.
After voting, Carole Ahmad was declared the winner.
Scholarship – There were no nomination on Saturday. On Sunday, Jane Burke was
nominated by Barbara Foster. Margaret Sousa was nominated by B. Colucci and
Debra Reed was nominated by Paula Larrisey. After voting, Margaret Sousa was
declared the winner.
Election: The AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary, Dept. of Florida election took place on Sunday, June 8, 2014 and the following are the newly-elected Dept. Officer for 2014 – 2015.
President – Karen Powers
1st V.P. – Sheila Haywood
2nd V.P. – Sherry Marecek
3rd V.P. – Meltonia Presley
Treasurer – Donnajeanne Hakler
Chaplain – Jerri Devoll
Hospital Chairman – Carol Ahmad
Americanism Chairman – Cathy Carroll
Sergeant-at-Arms – Claudia Thompson
Scholarship Chairman – Margaret Sousa
Installation of Dept. Officers for 2014 – 2015 was conducted by PNP Charlene Kee.
Benediction was given by Chaplain Carole Ahmad. Dept. & Local Colors were retired, led by Sgt. At Arms Peg Morgan.
Adjournment: After adjournment, President Karen Powers announced the newly-appointed officers (with approval of the E-Board). They are as follows:
Parliamentarian – PNP Charlene Kee
Grievance Committee Chairman – PDP Lucille Henson
Appeals Board Chairman – PDP Gloria Jasinski
Executive Secretary – Linda Hoon
Recording Secretary – Doe Seals
Convention Chairman – PDP Dee Baggett
Awards Chairman – Barbara Branch
Ways & Means Chairman – Dee Norman
Credentials Chairman – Sandy Polite
Quartermaster – Joy Nekola
PRO – Jill Holstein
Jr. AMVETS Coordinator – Debra Pate
SEC Council Chairman – Jerri Devoll
Presidents’ Council Chairman – Beverly Munoz
Bushnell Cemetery Rep. – Claudia Thompson
Fisher House Representative – Darlene Linnell
Awards were presented on Saturday afternoon, June 7th at the Awards Presentation program. Winners are as follows:
PDP Dyann Edward Membership Award – Rita Latour – Aux. #550
PDP Fran Marchiano Membership Award – Aux. #59
PDP Trudy Wood Largest Numerical Increase in Membership – Aux. #550
PNP Ruth K. Nickerson Memorial Membership Award (chairman) – Debra Luster, Aux. #1992
3 Largest Auxiliaries – Membership Award – Aux. #1992 – Aux. #550 – Aux. #312
PDP Doris Miller Child Welfare Service Award – Judy Vaughn – Aux. #15
Child Welfare Service Chairman Award – Carolyn McKenzie – Aux. #8
PDP Lucille T. Henson Award (John Tracy) – Laurie Placanico – Aux. #14
PDP Carolyn Spencer John Tracy Clinic Award – Aux. #1992
PDP Gloria Jasinski Award (PAWS With a Cause) Aux. #9
PNP Charlene D. Kee Award (Ronald McDonald) – Aux. #8
Community Service Chairman Award – Susan Barker – Aux. #26
PDP Bertha M. Alexander C9ommunity Service Award – Melody Rosenberg – Aux. #8
PDP Mary Lou Maslo Fisher House Award – Aux. #444
PDP Donnajeanne Hakler Americanism Award – Aux. #8
PDP Dorothy (Weaver) Johns Americanism Chairman Award – Gail Burger – Aux. #8
PDP Delia J. Ray Hospital Award – Aux. #1992
PDP Linda Best Gfell Award – St. Jude’s Children Hospital – Aux. #1992
PDP Nora McPherson Scholarship Award – Aux. #35
PNP Anne E. Hall Scrapbook Award – Aux. #44
PDP Ruthia R. Hester Award – Jill Holstein (Aux. #78) & Sheila Haywood (Aux. #15)
PDP Evelyn R. McElvin “Green Hat” Award – Judy Vaughn – Aux. #15
PDP Virginia “Ginny”Martin Good Samaritan Award – Aux. #44
PDP Joanne Henson Service Award – Aux. #14
PDP Estrella Young Honorary Member of the Year Award – Moira Dean – Aux. #8
PDP Dolores “Dee” Baggett Largest Number of Volunteers Award – Aux. #1992
PDP Louise O’Donnell Memorial “Woman of the Year” Award – PDP Dee Baggett
Auxiliary of the Year Service Award – Aux. #1992
Doe Seals, Recording Secretary Karen Powers, Dept. President
|Department Officers Room Number|
|1st Vice President||ERNESTINE INGRAM, PRO TEM||O||701||P|
|2nd Vice President||Sheila Haywood||303||P|
|3rd Vice President||Sharon Marecek||R||344||P|
|Americanism Officer||Catherine Carroll||L||736||P|
|Hospital Officer||Debra Reed||L||1427||P|
|Scholarship Officer||Meltonia Presley||2215||P|
|Sgt At Arms||Margaret “Peg” Morgan||A||203||P|
|N.E.C.||PDP Dolores “Dee” Baggett||L||2256||P|
|Alt. N.E.C.||PDP Mary Lou Maslo||L||443||P|
|Parliamentarian||PNP Charlene Kee||1460||P|
|Committee And Council Chairmen|
|Executive Secretary||Linda Hoon||O||908||P|
|Jr. Amvets Coordinator||Debra Pate||R||E||P|
|Convention Chairman||PDP Dolores “Dee” Baggett||I||2256||P|
|Awards Chairman||PDP Evelyn McElvin||D||338||P|
|Credentials Chairman||Sandy Polite||A||P||P|
|Grievance Committee Chair||PDP Lucille Henson||Y||405||P|
|Appeals Board Chairman||PDP Gloria Jasinski||203||P|
|Ways & Means Chairman||Dee Norman||1403||P|
|President Council Chairman *||Margaret Sousa||1703||P|
|S.E.C. Council Chairman *||Jerri Devoll||909||P|
|Bushnell Cemetery Rep||Claudia Thompson||P||P|
|Fisher House Representative||Darlene Linnell||1818||P|
|VAVS Representative||Rebecca Coupe||E||E|
|VAVS Representative||Janet Northcutt||P||P|
|VAVS Representative||Debra Mengel||—||—|
|VAVS Representative||Phyllis Hood||—||—|
|Deputy VAVS *||Carole Ahmad||1736||P|
|Deputy VAVS *||Tamara Waring||2211||P|
|Deputy VAVS *||Dee Alexander||204||P|
|Deputy VAVS *||Frances Rose||736||P|
|Deputy VAVS *||Vellia Carmichael||—||—|
|Deputy VAVS *||Carrie Presley||338||P|
|Past National President|
|Charlene D. Kee||(Aux. #30) 2008-2009||1460||P|
|Past Department Presidents||Room Number|
|Delia Ray||(Aux. #30) 1976-1978||Inactive||inactive||Inactive|
|Ruby Coker Daniel||(Mal) 1978-1979||Inactive||Inactive||Inactive|
|Trudy Wood||(Aux. #9) 1978-1979 (Me)||702||P|
|Ruth Citty||(Aux. #50) 1980-1981||Inactive||Inactive||Inactive|
|Lucille Henson||(Aux. #30) 1984-1986||405||P|
|Dorothy (Weaver) Johns||(Aux. #1) 1988-1989 (In 78-80)||440||P|
|Gloria Jasinski||(Aux. #9) 1989-1991||203||P|
|Charlene Kee||(Aux. #30) 1993-1995||1460||P|
|Evelyn McElvin||(Aux. #30) 1995-1996||338||P|
|Dyann Edwards||(Aux. #18) 2001-2002||—||—|
|Bobbie Mcroberts||(Aux. #1992) 2004-2006||Inactive||Inactive||Inactive|
|Estrella Young||(Aux. #17) 2006-2008||1826||P|
|Mary Lou Maslo||(Aux. #8) 2008-2009||443||P|
|Dolores Baggett||(Aux. #1992) 2009-2011||2256||P|
|Donnajeanne Hakler||(Aux # 8) 2011-2013||443||P|
|District II||Meltonia Presley||2215||P|
|District III||Damaris Gonzalez||928||P|
|District IV||Beverly Munoz||1007||P|
|District VI||Tonia Blauvelt||464||P|
|Aux #||Local Presidents||Room Number|
|0001 St. Petersburg||Debra White||—||—|
|0002 Edgewater||Pat Bice||325||P|
|0004 Tampa||Lois Eisemman||P||P|
|0007 Chipley||Sherri Yelvington||1111||P|
|0008 St. Petersburg||Mary Lou Maslo||443||P|
|0009 Odessa||Mary Holmes||2041||P|
|0012 Pensacola||Beverly Munoz||1007||P|
|0013 Deland||Paula Heinrich||—||—|
|0014 Hobe Sound||Linda Maston||361||P|
|0015 Fort Pierce||Holly Aronson||527||P|
|0016 Hudson||Linda Petersilge||558||P|
|0017 Sanford||Eartha Melton||624||P|
|0018 Eatonville||Dyan Edwards||—||—|
|0019 Orange Lake||Patricia Macallister||—||—|
|0021 Sebring||Bonnie Berdelle||E||E|
|0023 Naples||Marcene Macneill||P||P|
|0026 Valrico||Susan Barker||1719||P|
|0029 Destin||Stephanie Dugan||—||—|
|0030 Orlando||Debra Pate||E||P|
|0032 Lakeland||Barbara Foster||511||P|
|0033 St Cloud||Brenda Breaker||P||—|
|0034 Palm Bay||Helen Fenocchi||—||—|
|0035 Crestview||Anna Skelton||940||P|
|0042 Chiefland||Clara Hess||P||—|
|0044 Brandon||Lee Hutchinson||709||P|
|0045 St. Augustine||Leslie Hodge||—||—|
|0047 Panama City Beach||Debby Garwood||—||—|
|0050 N. Fort Myers||Ramona Mourhess||—|
|0059 Palm Coast||Not Revalidated-By-Laws|
|0060 Arcadia||Dorothy Wise||904||P|
|0067 Clearwater||Jill Norwick||—||—|
|0078 Valparaiso||Jillanna Holstein||232||P|
|0081 N. Fort Myers||Tonia Blauvelt||464||P|
|0086 Keystone Heights||Ursula Wida||725||P|
|0088 Bronson||Sharon Sheldon||1305||P|
|0092 Jensen Beach||Edith Seely||210||P|
|0098 Holiday||Patti Perkins||—||—|
|0100 Daytona Beach||Pharistine Hampton||213||P|
|0113 Bunnell||Robyn Lento||—||—|
|0178 Defuniak Springs||Elsie Benslay||—||—|
|0200 Okeechobee||Not Revalidated–By-laws & Reval|
|0231 Fountain||Debbie Mayo||—||—|
|0292 Pensacola||mari Mills||P||P|
|0301 Ellenton||Audrey Moore||430||P|
|0312 North Port||Margaret Sousa||1703||P|
|0422 Fanning Springs||Wendy Luzader||655||P|
|0444 Williston||Di Anna Linnell||1818||P|
|0447 Inglis||Not Revalidated—No Reval|
|0550 Zephyrhills||Karen Debolt||353||P|
|0893 Rockledge||Amy Paulin||1729||P|
|0911 Port Orange||Rosemarie Sutter||E||E|
|1208 Salt Springs||Linda Fuller||—||—|
|1219 Tampa||Erika Martin||—||—|
|1292 Milton||Frances Rose||736||P|
|1939 Deerfield Beach||Not revalidated—no Reval|
|1992 Mount Dora||Angela Deese||364||P|
|1999 Port Charlotte||Joan Jacobson||—||—|
|2000 Warm Mineral Springs||Joanne Scales Borowy||419||P|
|2001 Okeechobee||Renee Silvers||—||—|
|2006 Leesburg||Judy Cassidy||1202||P|
|2298 Panama City||Marie Bradford||912||P|
|7467 Pinellas Park||Betty Swan||205||P|
|9987 Astor||LENORA CORLEY||P||P|
|Aux #||Local S.E.C. Women||Room Number|
|0001 St. Petersburg||Dorothy Johns||440||P|
|0002 Edgewater||Mary Pat Dean||535||P|
|0004 Tampa||Earlene Whidden||P||P|
|0007 Chipley||Bonnie Deeken||1113||P|
|0008 St. Petersburg||Patricia Zaykowski||1034||P|
|0009 Odessa||Trudy Wood||702||P|
|0012 Pensacola||Debbie Mengle||—||—|
|0013 Deland||Linda Blake||—||—|
|0014 Hobe Sound||Helen Evans||1005||P|
|0015 Fort Pierce||Terri Graziano||527||P|
|0016 Hudson||Ellie Schwartz||555||P|
|0017 Sanford||Estrella Young||1826||P|
|0018 Eatonville||Ernestine Ingram||701||P|
|0019 Orange Lake||Cathy Thacker|
|0021 Sebring||Sandra Stevens||1302||P|
|0023 Naples||Ginger Downs||P||P|
|0026 Valrico||Susan Johnson||2203||P|
|0029 Destin||Beverly Messner||—||—|
|0030 Orlando||Evelyn Mcelvin||338||P|
|0032 Lakeland||Ruth Atwood||1004||P|
|0033 St Cloud||Catherine Sincerbox||P||—|
|0034 Palm Bay||Jackie McAdams||—||—|
|0035 Crestview||Jerri Devoll||909||P|
|0042 Chiefland||Nancy Philips||—||—|
|0044 Brandon||Debra Lloyd||424||P|
|0045 St. Augustine||Cathy Leahy||—||—|
|0047 Panama City Beach||kathleen Mentzer||—||—|
|0050 N. Fort Myers||Glenda Eller||327||P|
|0059 Palm Coast||Not Revalidated—By-Laws|
|0060 Arcadia||Sherry Miraldi||1751||P|
|0067 Clearwater||Claire Lawson||902||P|
|0078 Valparaiso||Dee Norman||1403||P|
|0081 N. Fort Myers||Debbie Beck||417||P|
|0086 Keystone Heights||Debbie Ellingham||2330||P|
|0088 Bronson||charlotte dunford||—||P|
|0092 Jensen Beach||Linda Powell||663||P|
|0098 Holiday||Mary Lou Groyon||—||—|
|0100 Daytona Beach||IDA ISLES||904||P|
|0113 Bunnell||Arlene Firth||—||—|
|0178 Defuniak Springs||Wilma Infinger||—||—|
|0200 Okeechobee||Not revalidated—Bylaws & Reval|
|0231 Fountain||Lola Teeter||2204||P|
|0292 Pensacola||Hertha Long||—||—|
|—0301 Ellenton||Kimberly Copeland||—||—|
|0312 North Port||Elizabeth Labossiere||1704||P|
|0422 Fanning Springs||teresa ingram||655||P|
|0444 Williston||Darlene Linnell||1818||P|
|0447 Inglis||Not Revalidated— No Reval|
|0550 Zephyrhills||Jane Birk||353||P|
|0893 Rockledge||Cecilia Henderson||319||P|
|0911 Port Orange||Fran Doggett||401||P|
|1208 Salt Springs||Valerie Howsare||—||—|
|1219 Tampa||Daphne Lopez||—||—|
|1292 Milton||Juanita Scheffner||—||—|
|1939 Deerfield Beach||Not Revalidated—no Reval|
|1992 Mount Dora||Debra Luyster||529||P|
|1999 Port Charlotte||Elsie Bushor||—||—|
|2000 Warm Mineral Springs||Regina Sheets||419||P|
|2001 Okeechobee||June Young||—||—|
|2006 Leesburg||Claudia Thompson||P||P|
|2298 Panama City||Audrey Cay, Alt. SEC||P||P|
|7467 Pinellas Park||Tammy Allen||205||P|
|9987 Astor||Adele Ward||—||—|
June 2014 Convention