Peggy Haake of Kahului, Hawaii, was elected National President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars(VFW) of the United States Auxiliary at its 106th National Convention in Orlando, Florida on July 24, 2019.
Peggy is a Life Member of Wilbert Wah Hu Tom Auxiliary 3850, which she joined on the eligibility of her husband, Richard, who served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1970-1971. Since joining, she has served the organization in many capacities, including Auxiliary and Department (state) President, National District Council Member and Western Conference Chairman for the Youth Activities program. She is a Life Member of VFW National Home, Camp Trotter in Michigan, the DAV Auxiliary and the VFW Veteran’s Village in Florida.
Peggy retired after 34 years with the Bank of Hawaii. In her spare time she enjoys bowling, golfing, softball, gardening and volunteer work, as well as spending time with her dog, Brie.