About VVA 862

VVA Chapter 862 is located in Southwest Pennsylvania. Our membership includes all of Beaver County as well as some of the surrounding counties.

 We also have many members scattered out all over the United States.

 Our first meeting was held on Wednesday, March 15, 2000 at Boscov's Department Store in the Beaver Valley Mall in Monaca, PA.

The next meeting was on Wednesday, July 19, 2000 and we have met every month since then.

Our meetings are currently held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the:

 ROCHESTER V.F.W. which is located at 179 Virginia Ave in Rochester, PA. 15074. Across the street from Rochester Villa.

 The Board of Directors meets in the "Board Room" every second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM.

We are now 3rd Largest Chapter in the U.S.  

 

Next regular VVA Meeting will be October 21st, 2015

 

 

Our Executive Board

 
Larry Googins President & Chairman of the BOD
William "Duck" Laughner Executive Vice President
Richard Kamzelski
Cliff Hawes
1st  Vice President
2nd Vice President
Lee Corfield Secretary
Jake Barsottini Treasurer

Our Board of Directors

 ( ) Time left to serve

Gary Shaffer (3)  Jake Barsottini  (2)
Rich Tindell (3) Philip Morris (2)
Pete Herman (3) Don Villella (2)
Chuck Inman (1) Michelle Wilcox (2)
Rich Raich (1) Nick Pavkovich (1)

 

Our Delegates

Lee Corfield Bill Laughner
Larry Googins  Terri Carr
 Philip Morris Jake Barsottini
Chuck Inman Michele Wilcox
Pete Herman 

Nick Pavkovich

 Ray Rapp  
   

 

Our Nominating Committee
Lon Hogue - Chairman Bart Farzati
Ken Pingatore  

 

Our Trustees
 Bill Winkle - Chairman Joe Mavero
Wayne Cumer  

VVA 862 - COMMITTEES

* Designate Chairman 

Agent Orange

Mike Coligure *  724-942-4337

Color/Honor Guards

Ray Litzinger   *  724 - 378-5855

Rich Raich  Asst  724 - 643-4334

Community Affairs

Need Volunteer

Newsletter

Lee Corfield  *  Editor    724 - 775-3027

Finance

Larry Googins  *  724 - 869-7090

Homeless Veterans

Bill Porupsky  *  724 - 495-2708

Legislative

Bart Farzati   *   724 - 777-2193

Membership

Gary Shaffer  * 724 - 643-8941

Merchandise

Bill Laughner  *  724 - 843-6828

Minority Affairs 

Reuben Fuller  * 724 - 378-4990

Scholarship

Lon Hogue   *    724 - 846-8857 

Veterans Affairs  -  Advisor

Kathy Nairn     *   724 - 770-4450

Veterans Assistance Committee

Bill Laughner    *  724 - 843-6828

Hospital Committee

Lon Hogue     *   724 - 846-8857

POW / MIA Chairman

Phil Morris   *    724-643-5725

PTSD  

Rich McCracken  *  724-266-4914

Women Veterans & PA State VVA Rep

Michelle Wilcox   *  724-847-3463

Webmaster

Lee Corfield  *  724 -775-3027

n3ial@comcast.net

Here we are receiving our National VVA Charter at State College, PA at a State Board meeting on November 2, 2000. Pictured are, from the left, State Council President - Jeff White, VVA 862 President - Skip Haswell, VVA 862 2nd VP - Jon Neely, VVA 862 Delegate - Tracy King, and VVA 862 Treasurer - Bill Muns.
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Here are the contact addresses for the President as well as the Secretary
& Treasurer. They should be able to handle any questions you might have.

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Larry Googins  - President

110 Hamilton Ct.

Baden, Pa. 15005-9617

724 - 869-7090

ljgoogins.vva862@comcast.net

 

All correspondence to be mailed to the Chapter Secretary as listed below:
 *
Lee Corfield, Secretary, Newsletter Editor, & Webmaster
140 Knob Vue Dr.
Freedom, PA 15042
 724 775 3027

n3ial@comcast.net

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Jake Barsottini , Treasurer

624  - 4th St.

Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010-3206

 724-601-7293

jbarsottini@gmail.com




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