COMMITTEES

Columbia American Legion
Post 581

STANDING COMMITTEES – 2021

HOUSE COMMITTEE

Chairman: Hal Hillemeyer
Jim Schroeder
Gary Pettit
Dave Janson
Janet Janson,  Auxiliary Member
Virginia Byford, Auxiliary Member
Jim Reeves
Terry McDannold, SAL Member
Tom Grafton

FINANCE

Chairman: Jim Mertz
Co-Chairman: Gerald Giffhorn
Jim Reeves
Gary Boo
Greg Smith
Bob Stadler

INSURANCE

Chairman: Greg Smith
Co-Chairman: Gary Boo

AMERICANISM

Chairman: Gene Henckler
Co-Chairman: John Conrad

PARK

Jim Reeves – Chairman
Dave Conrad – Co-Chairman
Lawrence Hanegan
Gary Pettit

YOUTH/BOYS STATE/ORATORICAL

Ray Bense – Chairman
Kevin Hutchinson

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Jennifer Garris
John Conrad
Ray Bense
Jim Vogt
Drew Webb

 

NEWSLETTER

Greg Smith
Ray Bense
Gary Boo
Cameron C. Cook
Kathy Cook: Auxiliary Member
Dave Janson
Janet Janson: Auxiliary Member

WEBMASTER

Cameron C. Cook

MEMBERSHIP & RECRUITING

Chairman:  Drew Webb
Jim Vogt
Ray Bense
James Reichert

EVENTS

Chairman: Hal Hillemeyer
Rob LeBlanc
Jim Reeves
Gary Pettit

FISH FRY

Chairman: Jim Reeves
Jim & Diane Mertz
Gerald Giffhorn
Ray Bense
Lawrence Hanegan
Dave & Janet Janson
Greg & Denise Smith
Gary Boo
Dave Conrad
Jim Schroeder
Hal Hillemeyer
Gary Pettit

COMMANDER’S COMMITTEE

Greg Smith: Commander
Jim Vogt: Past Commander
Jim Mertz
Gary Boo
Jim Schroeder
Cameron C. Cook
Dave Janson
Janet Janson: Auxiliary Member

BAR COMMITTEE

House Chairman
Hall Manager
Asst. Hall Manager
Bar Captains
Wed & Sun  Bingo Bartenders

SONS OF THE LEGION

Gary Ruskaup, Advisor
Gary Boo
Ray Bense
Jim Vogt
Jim Reeves
Bob Stadler
Greg Smith
Mike Nowak: Commander

AWARDS COMMITTEE

Rob LeBlanc: Chairman
Mike Macik
Greg Smith

ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE

John Conrad – Chairman
Roseanne Bense – Secretary
Dave Janson – Treasurer
Greg Smith – Commander
Bob Stadler

GAMING COMMITTEE

Chairman: Drew Webb
Jim Vogt: Past Commander
Gary Boo: Back Room Chairman
Ray Bense: Color Ball Chairman

GIFTS FOR YANKS

Bob Stadler – Chairman

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

Greg Smith: Chairman
Cameron C. Cook
Gerald Gifhorn
Janet Janson: Auxiliary Member

JUNIOR  SHOOTING SPORTS COMMITTEE
Jim Vogt – Chairman
Cameron Cook
David Cramer
Gary Ruskaup
Bob Stadler
Greg Smith

POST FUTURE OPTIONS COMMITTEE

Bob Stadler – Chairman
Gary Boo
John Conrad
Jim Mertz
Jim Reeves
Jim Vogt

Bob Holden Scholarship Committee

Barb Miller – Chairman