Sandra Uzell
National Guard

Sandra Uzell, of Moreland Hills, Ohio, was elected to the office of National Guard of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States Auxiliary at its 110th National Convention in Phoenix, Arizona.

She is now in the first of five offices leading to the National Presidency, which she is expected to hold in 2028-2029.

She is a Life Member of Al Santos Lyndhurst Auxiliary 7536 in Lyndhurst, Ohio, which is named after her father. She joined on the eligibility of her husband, Clayton, a Vietnam Veteran, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1962 to 1965. She has served the organization in many capacities including Auxiliary, District and Department President, National Color Bearer #4, National Council Member Page and National District Council Member Area D.

Sandra holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and was a registered nurse. In addition, she holds a hot air balloon pilot license, is a professionally trained clown, balloon decorator and floral designer. She is a life member of the VFW National Home and Military Order of the Cootie Auxiliary (MOCA).

Her family includes three daughters and three sons, nine grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys Broadway musicals, plays Sudoku and Candy Crush and spending time with her family.