Leadership & Board

VFW National Home For children Leadership

Frederick Puffenberger

Brian Lorente

Program Co-director
blorente@vfwnationalhome.org

Laura Lonsberry

Todd Marriott

Facilities and Grounds Director
​tmarriott@vfwnationalhome.org

Sue Alverson

Development Director
salverson@vfwnationalhome.org

Lynn Hagerman

Board of Trustees

Comprised of 12 elected and five ex-officio members, the VFW National Home for Children Board of Trustees serves as the governing body of the corporation and works to oversee the management and operation of the Home.

Elected trustees represent one of 12 National Home districts and serve a six-year term.

Board of Trustee Members

Keith Jackson

Keith Jackson

From Massachusetts
Represents District 1 (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)
Term: 2019-2025

Art Scheuneman

Art Scheuneman

From New York
Represents District 2 (Europe, NJ, NY)
Term: 2019-2025

Ron Stensland

Ron Stensland

From Pennsylvania
Represents District 3 (DE, PA)
Term: 2015 – 2021

Sam Compton

Sam Compton

From Ohio
Represents District 4 (MD, OH, WV)
Term: 2015-2021

Mark Winn

From Virginia
Represents District 5 (AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, VA, Latin/Caribbean)
Term: 2020-2026

Armithea "Sissy" Borel

Armithea “Sissy” Borel, Board President

From Louisiana
Represents District 6 (KY, LA, MO, MS, TN)
Term: 2016-2022

Annabelle Furgason

Annabelle Furgason

From Michigan
Represents District 7 (IA, MI, WI)
Term: 2018-2024

Jerry Blake

From Indiana
Represents District 8 (IL, IN)
Term: 2020-2026

Steve Van Bergen, Board Vice President

Steve Van Bergen, Board Vice President

From Minnesota
Represents District 9 (MN, NE, ND, SD)
Term: 2017-2023

Sylvia Sanchez

Sylvia Sanchez

From Texas
Represents District 10 (AR, NM, OK, TX)
Term: 2016-2022

Kim Sloan

Kim Sloan

From Arizona
Represents District 11 (AK, AZ, CO, KS, MT, UT, WY, Pacific Areas)
Term: 2018-2024

Renee Fulk

Renee Fulk

From California
Represents District 12 (CA, HI, ID, OR, NV, WA)
Term: 2017-2023

VFW

Matthew M. “Fritz” Mihelcic, VFW Commander-in-Chief
Ex-Officio Trustee​

Kevin Jones, VFW Adjutant General
Ex-Officio Trustee

Debra Anderson, VFW Quartermaster General
Ex-Officio Trustee

VFW Auxiliary

Jean Hamil, VFW Auxiliary National President
Ex-Officio Trustee

Ann Panteleakos, VFW Auxiliary National Secretary/Treasurer
Ex-Officio Trustee



Donations: 866-483-9642​​
For Help: 800-313-4200
General: 800-424-8360

info@vfwnationalhome.org
3573 S Waverly Rd.
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827