Ann Panteleakos –  National Secretary-Treasurer

Ann 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, planning events/trainings and supervising staff. She also serves as a liaison for the National Officers.

George Martin – Director of Accounting

George is responsible for the oversight of accounting, auditing, human resources, information technology, membership dues processing, payroll, risk management and taxes for the organization.

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Director of Administrative Services

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Amanda Cook – Director of Programs & Communications, Editor-in-Chief

Amanda oversees Programs & Communications and is Editor-in-Chief of VFW Auxiliary Magazine.

Alisa Jones – Travel & Events Coordinator

Alisa assists callers and visitors, updates member information, processes installation reports, delegate reports, event registrations and travel expenses.

Wendy Akers – Programs Awards Administrator

Wendy handles award processing and maintains records for all National Programs and Scholarships.

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Skye Melcher – Programs & Communications Specialist

Skye works with the National Ambassadors to communicate National Program goals and initiatives to Department Chairmen and the general membership. She is also a contributing writer for VFW Auxiliary Magazine and works on video projects.

Heidi Blake – Programs & Communications Administrative Assistant

Heidi provides support on Programs and Communications processes and projects, prepares National Officer and Ambassador biographies and initial point of contact for the Auxiliary info email.

Nicole Panteleakos – Staff Writer & Social Media Content Creator

Nicole writes the biweekly National E-Newsletter, posts to, manages and monitors social media, assists with speechwriting and is a staff writer for VFW Auxiliary Magazine.

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Brandy Johnson – Administrative Assistant

Brandy processes mail and assists callers to the organization. She also processes donations and coordinates the Cancer Grant program.

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Brenda Rocha – Accounting Clerk

Brenda is responsible for processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, deposits, membership, bonds and Delegates. Also assists with callers and visitors.

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Alex Nelson – Administrative Assistant

Alex supports Programs & Communications and Accounting with various administrative actions that support the organization.