John Robinson | Department Interim Adjutant

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: Adjutant@ohiolegion.com

Sherry Yockey | Executive Administrative Assistant

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: executiveadmin@ohiolegion.com| Email: admin@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain Department calendars regarding events, meetings, and officer travel requests for speaking
  • Electronic and hard copy/mail communications with the Department Executive Committee members
  • Preparation of and information distribution for Department Executive Committee members and meetings
  • Organization of conference, event, and meeting information for Department Adjutant
  • Respond, communicate, and document high volume communications via phone/email from Posts, staff, and DEC members
  • Maintain record keeping of all official meetings for archive
  • Organize, communicate, and maintain District information with deadlines
  • Communicate specific information to National Headquarters to support National record-keeping and deadlines
  • Manage traffic and access to Department Adjutant Office
  • Notify key Legionnaires of meetings and events they are required, or asked, to attend
  • Organize correspondence regarding finance, incoming mail, and National mail/email traffic
  • Communicates and corresponds with Department Judge Advocate and Posts regarding Constitution and By-Law updates submitted to Department Headquarters for review and approval
  • Confidentiality of information of both Department and members
  • Reports directly to the Department Adjutant on all matters
  • Assists the Department Commander, Vice Commanders, NEC, Judge Advocate, and DEC Officers, when necessary, communicating and documenting assistance provided to the Department Adjutant
  • Assist in organizing travel arrangements for Commander, Adjutant, and NEC Members
  • Assist in Post com pliancy and conversion of files from hard copy to electronic
  • Manage projects assigned to by Department Adjutant
  • From time to time, may be the lead for special meetings/occasions
  • Orders and organizes meals that may need to be ordered to support certain events/meetings

Tamar Fowler | Membership Administrator

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: tfowler@ohiolegion.com | Email: membership@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Membership Processing
  • Membership email and customer service phone calls
  • Officer Certification forms archival
  • Department resource requests
  • Special projects and spreadsheet contact information maintenance

Hope Eaton | Front Desk Administrator

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: heaton@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain Department email
  • Front desk reception, answering/transferring all incoming phone calls
  • Daily mail distribution to Department staff section leaders
  • Special projects and spreadsheet contact information maintenance

Rebecca Corbin | Fiscal Secretary

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: corbin@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable
  • Emblem Sales
  • All outsourced resource orders
  • Collaborates with Auditing personnel
  • Investments
  • Budget

Christie White | Americanism and Children & Youth Coordinator

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: programs@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Baseball Committee
  • Citizens Flag Alliance
  • Buckeye Boys State
  • Youth Cadet Law Enforcement
  • Scouting
  • Religious Emphasis/Four Chaplains
  • Oratorical
  • Junior Shooting Sports
  • Americanism & Government
  • Dayton & Western Reserve Memorial Services
  • Child Welfare Foundation
  • Special Olympics
  • Temporary Financial Assistance
  • Halloween Awareness
  • National Family Week
  • Veterans and Children Foundation
  • Drug and Suicide Education Prevention
  • Convention Corporation
  • Department Convention
  • National Convention
  • Mid-Winter (Spring) Conference
  • Fall Conference
  • Legacy Scholarship

John Robinson | Department Assistant Adjutant / Membership – SAL – Post Activities Coordinator

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: jrobinson@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • DMS Program
  • Membership Awards
  • Buddy Check Program
  • Recruitment & Retention
  • Member Benefits
  • Bowling Tournament
  • Golf Tournament
  • Pool Tournament
  • Euchre Tournament
  • Minority Veterans

Jon Vulgamore | Media/Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: vulgamore@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Media, Marketing, & Communications Commission liaison
  • Website & Social Media Platform maintenance
  • Bulk Mailings & major printing jobs
  • Ohio Legion News (OLN) & Digital Only Ohio Legion News
  • Publications & Media editing and design
  • Information Marketing with mass email application
  • Audio/Visual and tech support

 VACANT | Sponsorship and Post Activities Coordinator

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: TBD

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • VAVS and VHA Coordinator
  • Gifts For Yanks Liaison
  • Ohio Veterans Homes
  • VA Voluntary Services
  • Department Scholarship Program
  • Vendor sponsorships for major Department Events
  • Other various Programs & Event support

Scott Palider | Legislative / National Security / VA&R Coordinator

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email: spalider@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • National Legislative Commission
  • Ohio General Assembly
  • Members of Congress
  • Law & Order
  • POW/MIA Program
  • National Emergency Fund
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Amateur Radio Club
  • Immigration
  • Blood Donor Program
  • Military & National Guard
  • Employment & Education
  • Ohio Veterans Homes
  • VA Voluntary Services
  • System Worth Saving
  • PTSD/ Suicide Awareness

 

Cleveland VARO Department Service Officers

The American Legion
1240 East 9th St., Rm. 923 P.O. Box 99430
Cleveland, OH 44199
O: 216-522-3530
F: 216-357-5668


Bill Genochio, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired) | DSO Field Office Supervisor, ALR Liaison, VA&R – VBA Coordinator – PSO Instructor

Phone: 216-522-3530 ext. 53746 | Email: William.Genochio@va.gov | genochio@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing Claims
  • Managing Department Service Offices and personnel
  • Department reporting representative for the American Legion Riders

Will Brown, U.S. Army (Retired)  | US ARMY, DSO

Phone: 216-522-3530 ext. 53745 | Email: will.brown@va.gov | brown@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing Claims

Michelle Jones, Mother of U.S. Army active-duty serviceperson | DSO

Phone: 216-522-3530 ext. 53747 | Email: jones@ohiolegion.com | Michelle.Jones6@va.gov

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing Claims

Thomas White, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired) | DSO

Phone: 216-522-3530 ext. 53743 | Email: twhite@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing Claims

Nicole (Jessica) Reese, U.S. Navy (Retired) | DSO

Phone: 216-522-3530 ext. 53741 | Email: JReese@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing Claims

Melissa Manzie | Cleveland Office Administrative Assistant

Phone: 216-522-3530 ext. 53748 | Email: mmanzie@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Office Administration

 

Cincinnati VAMC Department Service Officer

The American Legion C/O VAMC
3200 Vine St, Room B148a
Cincinnati, OH 45220


Jeff Delaney | DSO

Phone: 513-475-6440 | Email: JDelaney@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing Claims

 

Dayton VAMC/WPAFB Department Service Officer

The American Legion C/O VA
Patient Tower, Room 1D-145e
4100 W Third St
PO Box 335
Dayton, OH 45428


Gary Felver, U.S. Navy (Retired) | DSO

Phone: 937-268-6511 ext 2967 | Email: gfelver@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing Claims

 

Columbus VAACC-Department Service Officer

The American Legion
Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center
420 N James Rd, Room 1A045
Columbus, OH 43219


Vacant | DSO

Phone: 614-257-5497 | Email: TBD

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing Claims

 

 Shirley Espenshade | Charities Inc.

Phone: 740-513-1722 | Email: espenshade@ohiolegion.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Charities Board Secretary
  • Charities customer service calls and emails
  • Charities Sweepstakes administration