Suzette Heller | Department Adjutant | Executive Director

Phone: 740-513-1550 | Email:

In January 2013, Suzette came to work for The American Legion Department of Ohio as the Service Director currently overseeing the claims operations for the entire state of Ohio.  She brings a lot of American Legion experience with a background in Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation, Field Office Oversight, Programs, and Legislative advocacy.  Suzette began her career in advocacy as a student veteran with Student Veterans of America (SVA) assisting in grassroots organizing and mobilizing veterans.  She resides in Westerville, Ohio with her husband Scott and their two golden labs. Suzette is PROUD to serve OHIO LEGIONNAIRES and VETERANS!

Marie Leister | Executive Administrative Assistant

Phone: 740-513-5359 | Email:

Elisha Hoeft | Front Desk Administrator

Phone: 740-362-7478 | Email:

Sherry Yockey | Membership Administrator

Phone: 740-816-7552 | Email:

Rebecca Corbin | Fiscal Secretary

Phone: 740-513-5389| Email:

Christie White | Americanism and Children & Youth Coordinator

Phone: 740-513-5199 | Email:

John Robinson | Membership – SAL – Post Activities Coordinator

Phone: 740-816-7596 | Email:

Jon Vulgamore | Media/Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Phone: 740-816-7659 | Email:

 Andrew Klingler | Program Administrator

Phone: 740-513-1787 | Email:

Scott Palider | Legislative and National Security Coordinator

Phone: 740-816-7579 | Email:

Cleveland VARO Department Service Officers
The American Legion
P.O. Box 99430
Cleveland, OH 44199
O: 216-522-3504
F: 216-357-5668

Bill Genochio, US MARINE (Ret.), DSO, Field Office Supervisor, ALR Liaison


Eric Hall, US NAVY, DSO

Will Brown, US ARMY, DSO

Michelle Jones, Mother of US ARMY Act. Duty, DSO

 Shirley Espenshade | Charities Inc.

Phone: 740-513-1722 | Email:

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

Vacant, DSO

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, US Navy, DSO 

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

Beth Schroeder, US Army, DSO