Sons of The American Legion

Detachment of New Jersey

Officer and Committee Reports

Detachment Officers

Commander

Keith Barnes
Updated October 14, 2021

Vice Commander

Richard Hodum
Updated December 15, 2017

Vice Commander

Bill Murphy
Updated March 9, 2024

Vice Commander

Charles Taylor II
Updated July 25, 2018

Vice Commander

Josh Seib
Updated December 8, 2021

Vice Commander

None Selected
Updated July 1, 2020

Adjutant

Thomas Marsden
Updated July 5, 2022

Assistant Adjutant

Russell Myers

Chaplain

Matthew Thalasinos
Updated May 11, 2024

Judge Advocate

Gary Nelson
Updated July 19, 2023

Finance Officer

David Page
Updated June 12, 2019

NEC

Robert Phillips Jr.
Updated December 2, 2021

ANEC

Henry Hasselhan
Updated July 18, 2023

Historian

Nicholas Wingler
Updated October 22, 2019

Sergeant At Arms

Darryl Cunningham

Sergeant At Arms Emeritus

Anthony Liberatore

SAL Chairman

Anthony Gladden
Updated October 9, 2010

SAL Committee

Michael Smith
Updated July 15, 2022

SAL Committee

Sophia Dmoch
Updated October 9, 2010

Commissions and Committees

Internal Affairs Commission

Chairman: Thomas Marsden
Updated October 31, 2018

Membership Committee

Chairman: Jeff Hicks
Updated February 3, 2023

Constitution and Bylaws Committee

Chairman: Michael Arner
Updated September 6, 2022

Public Relations Committee

Chairman: Gary Crawford
Updated January 16, 2024

Convention Committee

Chairman: Jeff Hicks
Updated July 29, 2022

SALute Committee

Chairman: Gary Crawford
Updated January 16, 2024

SAL College Committee

Chairman: Kent Hehl
Updated February 13, 2017

Internet Committee

Chairman: Carl Albern Jr.
Updated November 16, 2021

Ernie Wilson Jr. Scholarship Committee

Chairman: Lenny Free
Updated June 15, 2016

Detachment Commander's Project Committee

Chairman: Gary Nelson
Updated July 19, 2023

Finance Committee

Chairman: Carl Albern Jr.
Updated November 16, 2021

Americanism Commission

Chairman: Matthew Thalasinos
Updated May 11, 2024

National Emergency Fund Committee

Chairman: Dean Staknys
Updated November 27, 2023

Legislative Committee

Chairman: Patrick Gallagher
Updated January 16, 2024

POW/MIA Committee

Chairman: Richard Hodum
Updated March 29, 2022

Son of the Year Committee

Chairman: David Page
Updated April 18, 2019

Boys State Committee

Chairman: Thomas Marsden
Updated April 10, 2021

Girls State Committee

Chairman: James Noble
Updated November 5, 2019

Children and Youth Commission

Chairman: Russell Myers
Updated April 2, 2024

Special Olympics Committee

Chairman: Nicholas Wingler
Updated February 15, 2020

Child Welfare Foundation Committee

Chairman: Bill Murphy
Updated March 9, 2024

COTA Committee

Chairman: Gregory Shaffer
Updated October 8, 2021

Young Citizens Award Committee

Chairman: Matthew Thalasinos
Updated May 11, 2024

Veterans Service and Rehabilitation Commission

Chairman: Patrick Gallagher
Updated February 14, 2024

Veterans Employment Homelessness and Education Commission

Chairman: Henry Hasselhan
Updated July 26, 2020