Election of Post Officers

All members of VFW Post 970 shall be eligible to hold any office in VFW Post 970, provided that proof of eligibility has been submitted and verified by the Post Commander and Post Adjutant prior to the installation.

Nomination of Post officers shall be elected in the regularly schedule Post meeting in March and remain open until the Post is ready to vote.

The order of nominations and election shall be Commander, Senior Vice Commander, Junior Vice Commander, Quartermaster, Chaplain, and Trustees.

No member shall hold two elective Post offers positions at the same time.

Post officers shall be elected in the regularly schedule Post meeting in April.

The Commander shall appoint with approval by membership, an Adjutant, Service Officer, Judge Advocate, Surgeon, Officer of the Day and/or Post Guard.

Any officer elected or appointed, whose membership is not in good standing by reason of failure to pay current dues by their anniversary date shall forfeit eligibility to hold any office in that administrative year.

2022-2023 Post Officers
Post Commander – Sean Mattimoe
Post Senior Vice Commander – Phil Branch
Post Junior Vice Commander – Calvin Yonamine
Post Quartermaster – Annette Gagarin
Post Chaplain – Lori Gawan
1st Year Trustee – Stephen Thompson
2nd Year Trustee – Joe Ohnheiser
3rd Year Trustee – Johnie Webb

Post Adjutant – Sean Mattimoe
Post Service Officer – Phil Branch
Post Judge Advocate – Lane Martin
Post Surgeon – Joe Ohnheiser
Officer of the Day – Phil Branch