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Americanism Committee


The purpose of the Americanism Committee is to develop the spirit of Americanism among The American Legion and citizens and residents of the State of Wisconsin; to put into effect Americanism policies and programs of The American Legion; to coordinate any overlapping of programs dealing with Amiercanism.  To oversee and report on programs that relate to Americanism and many youth programs.

The committee meets three (3) times a year as follows:

Department Fall Meetings ~ Portage, WI ~ 2nd weekend in October

Midwinter Conference ~ Conference City ~ 3rd weekend in January

Department Convention ~ Convention City ~ 3rd weekend in July

2019-2020 Committee Members

Karl Stuvengen, Chairman ~ Orfordville, WI
Clif Sorenson, Vice Chairman ~ Eau Claire, WI
Ronald Fregien, Member ~ Nekoosa, WI
Jim Foster, A&G Testing Chairman ~ Waukesha, WI 
John Cumicek, Badger Boys ~ Seymore, WI
Roger Mathison, Baseball Commissioner ~ Coon Valley, WI
John Edelblute, IV, Boy Scout Chairman ~ Cudahy, WI
Harold Rihn, County Youth Government Chairman ~ Mineral Point, WI
Jeff Puddy, Department SAL Chairman ~ Fond du Lac, WI
Norm Bednarek, Education & Scholarship Chairman ~ Portage, WI
Robert Stone, Oratorical Chairman ~ Sheldon, WI
DuWayne Wieck, Shooting Sports Chairman ~ Plymouth, WI
Tim Hyma, American Legion Riders State President ~ Sparta, WI

Jim Johnson, Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy (WALLECA) ~ Port Washington, WI

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