Masthead - Vietnam War Memorial Fund

Who We Are

Officers

President
Steve Bates

Treasurer
Bert Key

Secretary
Steve Wiley

Associate Directors


Stan Pulliam
USI Insurance Services

 

Steve Carr
Vietnam Veterans of America
Oregon State Council Delegate

 

 

 

Associate Partners

Carol McAlice Currie
Publicist

Carol McAlice Currie photo

Mike Abbate
Abbate Designs LLC


 

 


Advisers

Dick Tobiason
Bend Heroes Foundation

Dick Tobiason photo

 


 

 

Steering Committee

Members of the Steering Committee are appointed by the President. In addition to other responsibilities, the Steering Committee is charged with review and recommendations for the design and content of the Vietnam War Memorial for the Oregon State Capitol Grounds.

LTC Trent Klug
US Army ORARNG


Rep. Rick Lewis
House District 18

Sen. Betsy Johnson
Senate District 16


Rep. Jeff Reardon
House District 48



Major Peggy Boquist
U.S. Army (retired)


Gary Wilhelms
Oregon State Capitol Foundation


Marc Snook
Benefits, Inc.

Jeanne Barnes
DAR Service for Veterans Chair

Rich Kelber
Vietnam Veteran

Sheronne Blasi
Oregon Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Rep. Paul Evans
House District 20

 


Sen. Brian Boquist
Senate District 12

Tony Goiburn
OM Stone

Libby Carruth
Form Sculpture & OM Stone

Rip Caswell
Caswell Sculpture


Kevin Strandberg, Oregon Dept. of Parks and Recreation

Nancy Menagh, President
Gold Star Wives of America

Judi Van Cleave
Gold Star Wives of America

Dick Lovegren
National League of POW/MIA Families

Val Shaull
Past CommanderDAV Chapter #1 Portland

Val Shaull photo

 

Ty Raddue
Vietnam Veteran

Past Commander Gary Grange
Military Order of the Purple Heart Portland Chapter #72

Kelly Fitzpatrick
Director Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

Dollie Dexter Raymond, National League of POW-MIA Families

Steering Committee Honorary Members

Denise Rohan - American Legion Past National Commander

Rep. Sal Esquivel
House District 6, Retired

Rep. Bill Kennemer
House District 39, Retired

Cameron Smith
Past Director, Oregon Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Past Commander Gene Hellickson, American Legion, Oregon Department

 


Jack Snook
Retired Fire Chief

Brad Nanke,
Former Councilor
City of Salem

 

We Remember

Jim Willis
American Legion Past Commander - Oregon Dept.

1943 - 2021