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2019 Convention Schedule

AMERICAN LEGION OF MONTANA

DEPARTMENT CONVENTION

POLSON, MONTANA

JUNE 26- 30, 2019

SCHEDULE

SUBJECT TO CHANGE

(ALL EVENTS WILL BE AT THE KWATAKNUK INN UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED)

        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019  

          2:30 PM – FINANCE COMMITTEE - Charlo

          5:30   PM – MONTANA LEGION COLLEGE – Alexander      

THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2019

8:00   AM – MONTANA LEGION COLLEGE – Alexander

10:00  AM – FORTY & EIGHT PROMINADE – Michel / Victor

12:00  PM -  GOLF SCRAMBLE – Polson City Golf Course

1:00    PM – CHAPLAINS TRAINING - Charlo

1:30    PM - SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION (SAL) MEETING – Michel / Victor

3:00    PM – SERVICE OFFICER’S TRAINING - Koostatah

4:00    PM - DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – Michel / Victor

6:00 PM – DINNER CRUISE – Flathead Lake

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019

7:30   AM – PAST DEPARTMENT COMMANDER’S BREAKFAST - Charlo

8:45   AM - CALL TO ORDER - DEPARTMENT COMMANDER RICHARD KLOSE

                    INTRODUCTION OF HEADS OF MONTANA VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS, OTHER DISTINGUISHED GUESTS – Michel / Victor

10:00 AM - CONVENTION COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS - GARY WHITE, DEPARTMENT ADJUTANT – as assigned

10:20 AM – AWARDS

12:10 PM - CHILDREN AND YOUTH LUNCHEON – North Lawn

1:30   PM - CONVENTION COMMITTEES MEET – as assigned

2:30   PM - POST ONLINE TRANSMITTAL / MYLEGION TRAINING – Koostahtah

3:30   PM – DISTRICT CAUCUS (IF NEEDED) – as assigned

3:20   PM – COORDINATED CHILDREN & YOUTH COMMITTEE – Charlo

4:00   PM - HOSPITALITY ROOMS – as announced

4:00   PM – NATIONAL CONVENTION ATTENDEES MEETING – Charlo

6:00   PM – COCKTAIL HOUR – AUXILIARY BANQUET - Charlo

          7:00   PM – AUXILIARY PAST PRESIDENTS BANQUET; OPEN TO ALL – Alexander / Michel / Victor

         SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2019

         7:00   AM –GO GETTERS BREAKFAST – Charlo

          9:00   AM - BUSINESS MEETING – REPORTS – Michel / Victor

          1:15   PM - PARADE

                  3:30   PM – DISTRICT AND ZONE COMMANDER TRAINING – Charlo

                  3:30   PM – LEGION RIDERS - Koostahtah

                 4:00  PM – HOSPITALITY ROOMS – as announced

                6:00 PM - COCKTAIL HOUR - Charlo

                7:00 PM - JOINT BANQUET – Alexander / Michel / Victor

              SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019

                  7:45 AM - JOINT SERVICE TO GOD AND COUNTRY – Alexander

                  9:00 AM – FINAL BUSINESS SESSION - Michel / Victor

                               UNFINISHED BUSINESS

                               NEW BUSINESS

                   ELECTION OF DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

                                            COMMANDER

                                            VICE COMMANDER

                                            ZONE COMMANDER   4, 5 & 6

                                            ZONE COMMANDER   7, 9 & 11

                                            NEC

                                            ALT NEC

                                            HISTORIAN                                         

                                          

                               ELECTION OF NATIONAL CONVENTION DELEGATES

                               SELECTION OF YEAR 2022 CONVENTION CITY

                               INSTALLATION OF NEW DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

                   12:00 PM – MEETING OF NEW DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – Michel / Victor

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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Adjutant Job Announcement

American Legion Department of Montana Seeks to fill the Position of:

Department Adjutant

The Department Adjutant is a term hire position for 3 years and serves as the Chief Administrator for The American Legion of Montana of approximately 11,000 members.  The Adjutant supervises one paid person at Department Headquarters in Helena, Montana and is responsible for the efficient performance of their duties.  Applicants will be considered by the Department of Montana Adjutant search committee and advanced to the Department Commander for approval by the Department Executive Committee.

The Adjutant reports directly to and through the Department Commander and Department Executive Committee.  The Adjutant is subject to the policies, rules and regulations/guidelines contained in the Employee Handbook, The American Legion manuals and guides, the National Constitution/By-Laws, the Department Constitution/By-Laws, and the Department Executive Committee.

Applicants must possess the following qualifications:

  • Honorably discharged United Stated Military Veteran, copy of DD214 required
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be a member of The American Legion in good standing
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited University/College, work experience could be substituted
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge in QuickBooks or related financial software
  • Good oral and written skills
  • Excellent personnel and stress handling skills
  • Supervisory and Management experience required
  • Possess professional work interaction with American Legion members/Officers and Politicians at Local/State/National levels
  • Must live in Helena 90 days after job acceptance
  • Possess valid Montana driver’s license
  • Applicant must submit copy of driving record prior to use of The American Legion Vehicle
  • Air and Vehicle travel required
  • Must pass background check, credit check, and drug screening
  • Must have a passport
  • Must be able to travel to all District meetings (Spring and Fall approximately 10 weekends a year) attend Fall Conference (end of October), Department Convention (end of June), National Convention (end of August) and any other meeting that may come up

Send resume and contact information by September 1, 2019 to The American Legion Department of Montana, Po Box 6075, Helena MT, 59604 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Also provide a short essay explaining your interest in the position and a brief salary history.

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