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Department Officers & Committees

Officers of the Department are elected by the Delegates to the annual Department Encampment, with the Department Commander-elect selecting his appointed staff and committee assignments. Once installed in their respective offices, the Department Officers serve until their successors are duly elected and installed, generally at the following year's Department Encampment.

Elected Officers 2016-2017

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COMMANDER

Thomas T. Graham, PDC
San José, California
E-mail: commander@suvpac.org

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SENIOR VICE-COMMANDER

Dean A. Enderlin, PCC
Calistoga, California
E-mail: svc@suvpac.org

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JUNIOR VICE-COMMANDER

Rudy E. Velasco III, PCC
Cathedral City, California
E-mail: jvc@suvpac.org

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SECRETARY-TREASURER

Owen R. Stiles, PCC
Gridley, California
E-mail: secretary@suvpac.org

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Camp reports and dues should be sent to Brother Stiles at:
284 Hazel Street, Gridley, CA 95948
Phone: 530-846-3251

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COUNCILMAN (Chair)
Daniel R. Earl, PCC
San José, California
E-mail: council1@suvpac.org

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COUNCILMAN (Secretary)

Stephen E. Doyle
Highland, California
E-mail: council2@suvpac.org


 

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COUNCILMAN
William E. Daley, Jr., PCC
Calimesa, California
E-mail: council3@suvpac.org

 

Appointed Officers 2016-2017

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PATRIOTIC INSTRUCTOR
Frank C. Avila, PCC
San José, California
E-mail: patriotic@suvpac.org

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CHAPLAIN
Allen R. Davis
American Canyon, California
E-mail: chaplain@suvpac.org

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HISTORIAN

David A. Davis, PCC
Reno, Nevada
E-mail: historian@suvpac.org

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COUNSELOR
Daniel R. Earl, PCC
San José, California

E-mail: counselor@suvpac.org

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GUIDE
Jamin M. Gjerman
Windsor California
E-mail: guide@suvpac.org

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COLOR BEARER
Garrett B. Hasslinger
Prunedale, California
E-mail:
colorbearer@suvpac.org

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GUARD
Paul E. Lavrischeff
San José, California
E-mail:
guard@suvpac.org

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GRAVES REGISTRATION OFFICER
Kenneth G. Felton
Hayward, California
E-mail: graves@suvpac.org

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CIVIL WAR
MEMORIALS OFFICER

Dean A. Enderlin, PCC
Calistoga, California
E-mail: memorials@suvpac.org


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GAR HIGHWAY OFFICER

Thomas P. Chumley, PCC
Long Beach, California

E-mail: garhwy@suvpac.org

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Assistant to GAR Highway Officer
Andrew C. Brown

 

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EAGLE SCOUT CERTIFICATE COORDINATOR
Timothy P. Reese, PDC
Salinas, California
E-mail: eaglescout
@suvpac.org

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CALIFORNIA COLUMN
NEWSLETTER EDITOR

Charles W. Mabie, PDC

Newark, California
E-mail: editor@suvpac.org
 

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COLOR GUARD COORDINATOR
Joseph C. Marti, PCC
Auburn, California

E-mail: colorguard
@suvpac.org

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SIGNALS OFFICER / WEBMASTER
Tad D. Campbell, PCinC
Gilroy, California

E-mail: signalsofficer@suvpac.org

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Department Committees 2016-2017

 

As appointed by the Department Commander

The Department Commander automatically serves as an ex officio member of all committees.

 

Publicity and Promotion Committee

  • The Standing Committee on Publicity and Promotion shall be responsible for general publicity, including matters involving public relations and the promotion of the Department and the Order. The Committee shall advise Department Officers on programs and opportunities for generating increased publicity and public exposure for the Department and Camps, including the development of "white papers" and "talking points" for use by the Department and Camps. Additionally, the Committee shall develop and maintain a training program for Camp Commanders (or their designee) on how to formulate their own publicity and promotion programs. This Committee shall be chaired by the Department Senior Vice Commander. The Publicity and Promotion Committee shall file a written report with the Department Secretary, on no less than an annual basis, to be presented at each annual Department Encampment. The report shall include, but not be limited to, actions, findings, and recommendations of the Committee for the twelve months prior to the Encampment at which the report is being presented.

Dean A. Enderlin PCC (Chair) and Rachelle M. Campbell PNP (ASUVCW Liaison)

 


 

Department Encampments Committee

  • The Standing Committee on Department Encampments shall execute any instructions of the Department Encampment as provided for in Article IV of these Bylaws. In the absence of such instructions, or should the Department Encampment waive its rights or fail to designate an Encampment site, as specified in Article IV, the Committee shall have the sole responsibility to put forth proposals and implement programs at the direction of the Department Senior Vice-Commander for purposes of arranging the Annual Department Encampment, including, but not limited to the following: making a site selection and associated logistics, speaker(s) and other activities, notifications, and registration. This Committee shall be chaired by the Department Senior Vice-Commander who shall coordinate all arrangements. He shall appoint all committee members, subject to the approval of the Department Commander. He shall file a written report with the Department Secretary, on no less than an annual basis, to be presented at each annual Department Encampment. The report shall include, but not be limited to, actions, findings, and recommendations of the Committee for the twelve months prior to the Encampment at which the report is being presented.

Dean A. Enderlin PCC (Chair) and Rachelle M. Campbell PNP (ASUVCW Liaison)

 


 

Civil War Memorials Committee

  • The Standing Committee on Civil War Memorials shall seek and identify all monuments and memorials dedicated to Civil War veterans and the Grand Army of the Republic within the jurisdiction of the Department. The Committee shall bring to the attention of the Department Commander any disrespect or lack of attention shown to any Civil War monument or memorial. This Committee shall be chaired by the Department Civil War Memorials Officer. The Civil War Memorials Committee shall file a written report with the Department Secretary, on no less than an annual basis, to be presented at each annual Department Encampment. The report shall include, but not be limited to, actions, findings, and recommendations of the Committee for the twelve months prior to the Encampment at which the report is being presented.

Dean A. Enderlin PCC (Chair), Allen R. Davis, Charles L. Beal PCC,
David A. Davis PCC, and Donald Huffman

 


 

Legislation Committee

  • The Standing Committee on Legislation shall keep the Department informed of legislation that may be introduced, or currently existing, within the jurisdiction of the Department, of such a nature as to affect the interests of this Department, or the patriotic interests of the public, and may recommend to the Department any action that the Committee deems advisable or expedient. The Committee shall also act upon matters referred to it by the Department Commander. The Legislation Committee shall file a written report with the Department Secretary, on no less than an annual basis, to be presented at each annual Department Encampment. The report shall include, but not be limited to, actions, findings, and recommendations of the Committee for the twelve months prior to the Encampment at which the report is being presented.

Daniel R. Earl PCC (Chair) and D. Brad Schall PCinC


 

Bylaws Committee

  • The Standing Committee on Bylaws shall periodically review these Bylaws, bringing necessary revisions to the attention of the Department Commander. This Committee shall be chaired by the Department Counselor. The Bylaws Committee shall file a written report with the Department Secretary, on no less than an annual basis, to be presented at each annual Department Encampment. The report shall include, but not be limited to, actions, findings, and recommendations of the Committee for the twelve months prior to the Encampment at which the report is being presented.

Daniel R. Earl PCC (Chair), D. Brad Schall PCinC (Vice Chair),
Jeffrey L. Vaillant PCC, Thomas P. Chumley PCC, and John L. Dodd

 


 

History Committee

  • The purpose of the Standing Committee on History shall be to identify and preserve historical and biographical material pertaining to the Grand Army of the Republic, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and their respective membership. This Committee shall be chaired by the Department Historian. The History Committee shall file a written report with the Department Secretary, on no less than an annual basis, to be presented at each annual Department Encampment. The report shall include, but not be limited to, actions, findings, and recommendations of the Committee for the twelve months prior to the Encampment at which the report is being presented.

David A. Davis PCC (Chair), John A. Riggs, Dean A. Enderlin PCC, Jeffrey L. Vaillant PCC,
Charles L. Beal PCC, Richard T. Burns PCC, and Thomas P. Chumley PCC

 


 

Communications and Technology Committee

  • The Standing Committee on Communications and Technology shall advise officers and committees about the latest computer and related technologies pertinent to the Department. This Committee shall be chaired by the Department Signals Officer. The Communications and Technology Committee shall file a written report with the Department Secretary, on no less than an annual basis, to be presented at each annual Department Encampment. The report shall include, but not be limited to, actions, findings, and recommendations of the Committee for the twelve months prior to the Encampment at which the report is being presented.

Tad D. Campbell PCinC (Chair) and Daniel R. Earl PCC

 


 

Special Committee on Civil War and Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) and Allied Order Flags

  • The Commander has formed a special committee to locate, catalog and research Civil War related flags within the Department's area.

Sebastian A. Nelson (Chair) and David A. Davis PCC

 


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