Children & Youth

2018-2019 Children & Youth Committee:

Chairman:  Al Steward (5)

Vice Chairmen: Anne Bower (127), Rodney Drummond (5), Sonnie Dickerson (330)

Members: Jerry Chenault (284), Steve Hall (68), Charles Talley (144), Diana Tamarez-Miller (180), Laura Chan (39), Alonzo Scott (37), Lizzie Fontaine (1836), Joe Adair (39)

Vice Chairman Emeritus: Clyde C. Ferguson (28)

Purpose- To formulate, recommend and implement plans, programs and activities designed to assure care and protection for the children of veterans and to improve conditions for all children and youth with due concern for maintaining the integrity of the family home and preventing social and physical ills of children and youth where possible, utilizing services of, and collaborating with sound organizations and agencies to benefit children and youth, to promote and advocate the Legion’s Temporary Financial Assistance Program, and to maintain a balanced program  providing for their physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual needs.

 

Reporting: The Chairman of the Children and Youth Committee reports its actions and activities to the Department Executive Committee.