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Jan Owens – National Secretary-Treasurer

Jan is responsible for supervising the daily operation of the organization at the National Headquarters in Kansas City. This includes administering financial affairs, clarifying Auxiliary policy and supervising 10 staff members. She also serves as a liaison for the National Officers.

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George Martin – Director of Accounting

George is responsible for the oversight of membership dues processing, all accounting, financial statement presentation and human resources.

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Janice Criswell – Director of Administrative Services

Janice coordinates the National President’s schedule and verifies documentation for Disciplinary Actions. She also handles the organization of new Auxiliaries and their charters as well as special orders for cancellations, suspensions and consolidations.

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Cara Day – Director of Programs & Communications

Cara manages all public relations and publications for the VFW Auxiliary, as well as their social media presence. In addition, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of VFW Auxiliary Magazine and oversees all programs for the National Organization.

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Shelden Moon – Accounting Clerk

Shelden works with accounts payable, ACH and check processing, cancer grants, and membership.

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Ericka Loman – Events Coordinator

Ericka interacts with callers and visitors, processes mail, updates member information, processes event registrations and travel expenses.

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Connie Wahlen – Administrator of Programs

Connie communicates and maintains records for all National Programs and Scholarships. She is also a Veterans Administration Voluntary Service (VAVS) National Certifying Official and communicates and maintains records for VAVS and AJRs for the VFW Auxiliary.

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Amanda Cook – Editor

Amanda is the editor of VFW Auxiliary Magazine, writes much of the magazine content and is a contributing photographer for the publication. She is also a copy editor for special projects, does speech and script writing, and coordinates video production for the national organization.

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Brian Sullivan – Membership Development Coordinator

Brian coordinates all membership development efforts in order to grow the organization’s membership base. He works with the National Certified Recruiter Trainers, Membership Ambassador and Membership Chairmen to develop and promote recruitment and retention efforts.

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Megan Zinn-Sanchez – Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator

Megan coordinates all social media efforts for the Auxiliary, updates the website, creates and sends the e-newsletter, writes and distributes press releases, designs marketing collateral, and assists with event planning and execution.

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Amberly Ramsey – Communications Assistant

Amberly handles incoming e-mails, bios, pictures, press releases, brochure orders, sends out Department (state) convention and representative information, and updates the VFW Auxiliary directories.