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Finance Commission

Kenneth D. Danilson
Chairman
Iowa

Shawn Long, CPA

Director
Indiana

Purpose

  • To prepare the yearly budget and the handling of funds under that budget;
  • Such other duties as shall be prescribed by the NEC, subject to the approval of the NEC.

(See Article I, Section 5, of the National By-Laws of The American Legion.)

Assigned to the Finance Commission for supervision and coordination are the Emblem Committee, Marketing Committee, Revenue Enhancement Committee and Overseas Graves Decoration Trust. The American Legion Endowment Fund Corporation is not a part of any commission, but does submit its reports to the NEC through the Finance Commission, as does The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation.

 Finance committees:

  • Emblem Committee
    Alvan T. Fuller, Massachusetts, Chairman

Purpose

  • To oversee the operation of the Emblem Division and submit recommendations dealing with changes and general policy to the National Executive Committee; 
  • Such other purposes as may be assigned to it by the National Executive Committee.

 

  • Marketing Committee
    George C. Lussier Jr., Virginia, Chairman

Purpose

  • Working in concert with all American Legion commissions and committees, to build awareness and support for the mission and programs of The American Legion, and promote same to active-duty military, Guard and Reserve components, military veterans and retirees, and the general public;
  • Such other purposes as may be assigned to it by the National Executive Committee.

 

  • Revenue Enhancement Committee
    Walter W. Ivie, Texas, Director

Purpose

  • To explore and recommend to the Finance Commission various activities, strategies and opportunities for bringing revenue into The American Legion in order to enhance the organization’s ability to achieve its mission;
  • Such other purposes as may be assigned to it by the National Executive Committee.

View their 2013 report.

View Emblem Sales' 2013 report.

View the Revenue Enhancement Committee's 2013 report.

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