The 2023 National American Legion College (NALC) will be held Nov. 12-17 at American Legion National Headquarters in Indianapolis. The 2023 class will feature 45 American Legion members representing 38 departments.
During National American Legion College, students receive instruction through classroom lectures and small group sessions. The week-long program helps Legionnaires develop institutional knowledge, as well as build effective leadership and mentorship skills for every level of the organization. Several of the course topics include: effective leadership, mentorship and communication; critical thinking and problem solving; leadership personalities; training; conflict resolution; and resolution writing.
The following Legionnaires will be attending the 2023 NALC:
Alabama: Paul Gonthier and Jimmy Moore
Alaska: Charlene Martin
Arizona: Jaclyn Kulfan
Arkansas: Charles Eick
California: Michael Smith and Kevin Stonestreet
Colorado: Sarah Tobin
Connecticut: Michael Kellett
District of Columbia: Charles Fowler, Jr.
Georgia: Casey Nash and Danny Powell
Idaho: Charlene Kelly
Illinois: Wade Hudson and David Morris
Indiana: Stephen DeFeo and Bryce Hullett
Iowa: Cliff Barker
Kansas: Joseph Hulse
Louisiana: Derrick Brock and Corey Moore
Maine: Julie Flynn
Maryland: Orlando Nesbit and Eric Warthen Sr.
Massachusetts: Gary Fontaine
Michigan: Roger Deaton and David Yahr
Minnesota: Joseph Bares and James Hultgren
Missouri: Mark Hummer
Montana: Irene Dickerson
Nebraska: Judith Walters
New Hampshire: Myron Crossley
New Jersey: John Brouse and Sophia Dmoch
New Mexico: Jerry Kimmel
North Carolina: Darrell Bonapart and Mark Cauble
North Dakota: Mamie Havelka
Ohio: Dean Boyers and John Life
Oklahoma: Patricia Mathes-Kerr and Hayden Woods
Pennsylvania: Eric Luke and Robert Turlip Sr.
South Dakota: Christopher Van Delist
Tennessee: Tonya Launsby and Michael Testerman
Texas: Danny Muth
Vermont: William Brothers
Virginia: Geoffrey Barger and Esperanza Espinosa
West Virginia: Edward Walker
Wisconsin: Scott Markle