Legion Post 7 elections

Elections are held during the April Legion meeting.

We need eligible members to sign the Legion Officer sign-up sheets, which are posted one month prior to the election, on the Legion billboard. 

Sign-up to run for an officer position (or two).  Be part of the Post’s leadership and let’s make some good things happen.  You do not have to be an officer to run.  If you are elected there will be instruction and help if needed.

Following is a list of the officer billets, their duties and responsibilities.

Commander – Envisions and sets the agenda, goals and missions of the Post. Leads the Post to accomplish these objectives  Approves all disbursements of post funds.  Supervises the duties of all post officers, respresents the Post at outside organization events and presides over the Post’s meetings.  CEO of the post.

First Vice-Commander – Is in charge of Post membership, recruiting, renewing and tracking membership. Second in command of the post.

Second Vice-Commander – In charge of post morale and post activities.  Third in command of the Post.

Adjutant – In charge of the administration and details of running the post.  Works with all post officers and committees.  He is the First Sergeant of the Post. (Appointed by the Commander).

Finance Officer – In charge of all post funds.  Handles all financial and accounting affairs of the post.  CFP of the post.

Judge Advocate – Charged with being the Constitution and By Laws expert. Expected to be knowledgable on post policies and traditions. Ensures a proper audit of post funds conducted annually.

Service Officer – Handles the administration of all services available to veterans and programs that could be implemented within our community to benefit all.  The officer to see for all your veteran needs.  (Appointed by the Commander).

Sergeant-at-Arms – Is the flag etiquette expert.  Handles the set-up for meetings, and preserves order at all meetings.  In charge of the proper care of our flags, the POW/MIA table and our duty officer schedule and training.

Historian – Is in charge of post historical records, post narrative history, the yearbook, and insuring pictures are taken and properly labeled for each notable post event.

Chaplain – Is the post’s moral leader, in charge of the spiritual welfare of the post.  Offers divine, but non-sectarian prayer for all meetings and ceremonies.

Member a Large – Represents the General Membership and votes accordingly.

If elected be ready to carry out the duties and responsibilities of your office.