2021-2022 Boys State Committee

Chairman:  Steve Robertson (290)

Vice Chairman: Denis Confer (57),

Members: Bill Stramm (56), Jim Flint (127), Ken Knight (176), Douglas Morgan (74), Thom Guthrie (17), Steve Cox (29), Bob Brady (247), William Chan (39), Bob Shumar (284) , Marty Pfeifer (176), Mike Kimlick (176), Michael Gogan (16), Jim Walsh (244)

Officers of Board of Directors

Director: Linden Dixon (139)
Deputy Director: Michael Burnett (290)
Registrar: Denis Confer (57)
Advisor Emeritus: George Blume (182)
Advisor: Thomas Saunders (29)

Boys State Corporation Officers

President: Bill Feasenmyer (284)
Vice President: Bill Stramm (56)
Secretary: Scott Maddrea (244)
Treasurer: Larry D. Greene (252)

Purpose: To formulate, recommend and implement adopted policies and procedures for the promotion of Boys State of Virginia and to assist the its Board of Directors in the coordination and implementation of the overall program.

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

American Legion Posts select outstanding high school students to attend Boys State/Boys Nation every year. During the week-long program, participants receive instruction on citizenship and experience first-hand how their state and federal governments function.  For more information contact Program Director Linden Dixon (703) 878-9118.

The following forms/documents should be used for the 2019 Session of Virginia American Legion Boys State:



Boys State Counselor 2019



Boys_State_Delegate Pledge Card_2019


Please note that all staff volunteering at Virginia American Legion Boys State must complete a background check prior to attending Boys State.  Please click the following link to complete the background investigation.


For More Information on the American Legion Boys State and Boys Nation, please see below:

Visit the Virginia American Legion Boys State Website for more information

Visit the Ameican Legion Boys Nation Website for more information

Attendance at Boys State can add valuable scoring points for Military Academy Applications.  Learn more by reviewing the Academy Day Support Document.