The VFW Auxiliary Post 3486 of Milbank held an election of officers for the 2016-2017 year during its regular meeting Tuesday, April 5. Myrna Bell will remain in her role as President of the organization. Rhonda Preller was elected Senior Vice President and Mary DeVaal was named Junior Vice President. JoAnn Hoeke will be Treasurer and Janice Vreim will serve as Chaplain.
Other elected officials for the group include Carol Forman, Conductress; Susan Hippen, Guard; Diana Hauck, One Year Trustee; and Jo Gilliland, Three Year Trustee. Appointed officers for Post 3486 are Sharon Wellnitz, Secretary and Historian and Jo Gilliland, Patriotic Instructor.
“The newly elected officers will begin their duties during our July meeting, following the state convention,” stated Sharon Wellnitz, Secretary. The Veterans of Foreign Wars and VFW Auxiliary state convention is slated for June 9-12 in Deadwood.