Conventions, Meetings & Workshops
THE AMERICAN LEGION FAMILY
Department of Alaska Convention
In the Spirit of Service Not Self for Our Veterans, God and Country
The 97th American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Alaska Convention
will be hosted by Jack Henry Post 1 in Anchorage, Alaska
during April 25 – 27, 2019
The 97th Annual Department Convention of the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Alaska is hereby called for April 25 – 27, 2019 to be held in Anchorage, Alaska and hosted by Jack Henry Post 1. Convention business sessions will be held at the Arctic Rec Center, 4855 Arctic Blvd, Anchorage, Alaska.
The convention is called for the purpose of electing officers for the ensuing year, amending the Department Constitution and Bylaws of the Department of Alaska and for the transaction of such business as may come before the convention.
Representation at the Convention shall be by delegates elected by Units in accordance with provisions of Article V, Sections 2 and 5 of the Department Constitution.
“Section 2. Representation in the Department Convention shall be by Units. Each Unit shall be entitled to one delegate at large and one additional delegate for each ten (10) members or major fraction thereof whose current dues have been received by the Department Secretary thirty (30 days prior to the meeting of the Convention for which they are elected, and to one alternate for each delegate. The delegates and alternates shall be elected at a Unit meeting not less than two weeks before the Department Convention. Alternates shall have priority in the order of their election.”
“Section 5. Each delegate shall be entitled to one vote. The vote of any delegate absent and not represented by an alternate shall be cast by the majority of the delegates present from her Unit, each Unit voting her full strength.”
Click on the links below for detailed information and registration forms:
Department Convention Registration & Information - Click to download - To IncludeAuxiliary documents: Special Memorandum with fees; Auxiliary Delegate and Alternate Form; Certification of Delegates; & Request for Information of Unit Officers Form as well asPost 28 documents: Registration form; Advertising for the convention booklet; RV Space Reservation; & Lodging/accomodations list
ALA Call to Department of Alaska Executive Committee Meeting - pre-convention - Pursuant to Article IV, Section 4 of the Amended Bylaws of the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Alaska, a meeting of the Department Executive Committee, as now constituted, is hereby called and will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The meeting will be held at Jack Henry Post 1 in Anchorage, Alaska. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss old and new business for the outgoing administration.
ALA Call to Department of Alaska Executive Committee Meeting - post-convention - Pursuant to Article IV, Section 4 of the Amended Bylaws of the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Alaska, a meeting of the Department Executive Committee, as elected, is hereby called and will be held at the close of convention on Saturday, April 27, 2019 after the close of Convention Business. The meeting will be held at the Arctic Rec Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss old and new business for the incoming administration.
COMPLETE mailed Department Convention information packet - Click to download
Merrilyn Stock Memorial Scholarship Application - This application should be submitted to the local Unit President of the American Legion Auxiliary on or before March 1, 2019
JUST A REMINDER -- We will be reviewing and voting on the Governing Documents for the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Alaska. Each Unit and DEC member received copies of those documents for you to be aware of the suggested changes and to make comments. An updated version will be mailed out with additional suggested changes.
Check back often for further information and updates!