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Contact Us

2930 American Legion Dr.
P.O. Box 388
Portage, WI 53901
Ph: (608) 745-1090
Fax: (608) 745-0179

Adjutant Gear joined the team in June of 2020. His experiences through his military career and education including recruiting, leadership, Business Management and Communications will serve him well as the Department Adjutant. 
Nathan Gear
Department Adjutant

James worked as a Veterans Service Representative at the D.S.O. for 2 years before becoming the Department Service Officer in 2009. "Your Service Office is proud, knowing that veterans, war widows(ers) and orphans will receive their due benefits and possibly one day a college education because we were able to help."
James Fialkowski
Department Service Officer
Meet the Service Office Team

The Mission of Camp American Legion: Helping to Heal Those who served, continue to serve and their families through Wisconsin's Northwoods experience. Jim joined the team in 2021.
Jim Klement
Camp Director

Chet joined the team in August 2021. He retired from the US Navy submarine force and immediately engulfed himself into his local American Legion Post. Chet has served as Post Membership Coordinator, Post Commander, Post Adjutant, and County Commander. “I’m so excited and I feel fortunate to work for a program that I so strongly believe in.” 
Chet Faith
Membership Coordinator

Angie has been planning the major events and serving as the Executive Secretary to the Department Adjutant for more than 10 years. "Thank you for your service and for allowing me to work on behalf of Wisconsin's Veterans, their families and their communities." 
Angie Chappell
Admin. Manager/Major Events Planner

Tammi recently joined the team in November 2021. Tammi recently retired from the University of Wisconsin -Madison and is currently a Board Member with Badger Honor Flight since 2015. "I'm so grateful to be part of this American Legion HDQ team to continue my dedication to serving the Veterans of Wisconsin who served us."
Tammi Alexander
Administrative Assistant

Sheri has been with the HDQ team for 5 years. She is the coordinator for Badger Boys State, Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy, Shooting Sports and Oratorical. "I am very excited to work with the programs of The American Legion."
Sheri Hicks
Programs Coordinator

Jen is the program coordinator for softball, baseball, and Legion Riders; editor of the Badger Legionnaire; and assists with social media, web and Legislative work. She has been a member of the HDQ team since 2020.  Her background in graphic design and photography is a great asset to the Department. "Thank you for allowing me to be a part of this great organization."
Jen Swenson
Programs Coordinator

With over 20 years in corporate and governmental finance, Lee joined Team Legion in May 2019 as the contracted onsite accountant assisting WIPFLI LLP, Department Adjutant, and the Team to bring the programs and services into financial compliance.
In January 2020, the contract with WIPFLI expired and Roundy continued responsibility for supporting the Department Adjutant in all functional areas of finance, including accounting, budget, contract maintenance, debt financing, insurance, investments, and supply chain. The most rewarding aspect of his position is listening and striving to make finance accessible to stakeholders in the best possible manner.
Roundy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, specializing in both economics and finance, from the State of Wisconsin at Whitewater and is currently pursuing his MBA in Finance at Whitewater.
Lee Roundy
Finance Director

Lisa is the bookkeeper, working with the Finance Director. She comes with 20+ years of experience in corporate as well as non-profit experience. “I am excited for this next venture in my career so thanks for the opportunity to be part of The American Legion team.”
Lisa Sherman



It's our mission to enhance the lives of our Veterans and their families, inspire the next generation of Wisconsin leaders, and promote the principles of The Legion in every community across the Badger State.

Together, we can accomplish so much for those who need us. We welcome you to our Legion Family.