officers & directors

  • 2019 ASSOCIATION OFFICERS

    PRESIDENT

    Gary Rezabek, DIR

    rezabek@82ndairborneassociation.org

    (216) 310-4872

     

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Bill Bauer

    execdir@82ndairborneassociation.org

    (910) 223-1182

     

    JUDGE ADVOCATE

    Doug Andrews

    (912) 657-1515

     

    NATIONAL EDUCATION FUND

    Allen E. Schoppe, Treasurer

    schoppe@82ndairborneassociation.org

    VICE PRESIDENT

    Gary Covey, DIR

    covey@82ndairborneassociation.org

     

     

    NATIONAL CHAPLAIN

    CH(LTC) Eddie Cook

     

     

     

    NATIONAL WOUNDED WARRIOR FUND

    Bill Eberle, President

    eberle@82ndairborneassociation.org

    NATIONAL SECRETARY

    Michael Oesch, DIR

    oesch@82ndairborneassociation.org

    (256) 820-8021

     

    NATIONAL AIRBORNE DAY

    Gordon Sumner

    (703) 455-4527

     

     

    VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER

    Patrick M. Crouse

    (410) 562-6673

     

    JUDGE ADVOCATE EMERITUS

    Morton N. Katz

    NATIONAL TREASURER

    Steve Holcomb

    holcomb@82ndairborneassociation.org

    (614) 260-9765

     

    NATIONAL HISTORIAN

    Timothy "Tee Mac" McCoy

     

     

     

    NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

    Scott DeFries

     

     

     

     

  • 2019 ASSOCIATION DIRECTORS

  • 2019 ASSOCIATION COMMITTEES

    BUDGET & FINANCES

    Chairman

    Lawrence J. Slavicek,

    National Treasurer/Director

    Allen Schoppe

    Past President/Director

     

    WAYS & MEANS

    Chairman

    Lawrence J. Slavicek,

    National Treasurer/Director

    Gary Covey, Director

    Steve Holcomb, Director

     

    ASSOCIATION CHAPLAIN

    CH(LTC) Eddie Cook

    INTERNAL AFFAIRS

    Chairman

    Joe Steen, Director

    Ron Rath, Past President

    Harold Schroeder, Past President

     

    CHAPTER & MEMBERSHIP

    Bill Bauer, Executive Director

    Each Chapter Chairman

     

    HISTORICAL

    Chairman

    Mr. Robert Stonerock

    Jose Perez-Ortiz

     

    WESTERN AREA COORDINATOR

    Jose Aguayo - Past Director

     

    DOD LNO

    SGM Eva Commons, Director

     

    VETERAN COMMITTEE

    Chairwoman

    Laurie Clay, Director

    WEBSITE & AUTOMATION

    Bill Bauer, Executive Director

    Justin Holmes, Past Director

     

    BY-LAWS

    Chairman

    Richard Becker, Past President

    Dave Foy, Past President

     

    PUBLIC RELATIONS

    Chairman

    Steve Copening, Director

    Mike Oesch, Director

    Each Chapter Chairperson

     

    CONVENTION PLANNING

    Chairman

    Bill Eberle, Past President

    DoD LNO - SGM William Vinstson, Director

    Bill Bauer, Executive Director

     

    AWARDS

    Chairman

    Gary Rezabek, Director

    Mike Oesch, Director

    Laurie Clay, Director

    RESOLUTIONS

    Chairman

    Steve Holcomb, Director

    Douglas Andrews, JAG

     

    LEGISLATIVE LNO

    Chairman

    Gordon Summer, Past Director

     

    NATIONAL AIRBORNE HERITAGE DAY

    Chairman

    Gordon Summer, Past Director

    Mr. Brent Gulick

     

    MONUMENT COMMITTEE

    Chairman

    Mr. Rick Dalton

    Mike Oesch, Director

    Allen Schoppe, Past President

     

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

    Chairman

    Mr. Neil Parkin

Meet the leaders.

Providing the 82nd Airborne Division Association with a new outlook in 2019, meet the top members of our leadership team.

GARY

REZABEK

NATIONAL PRESIDENT
During his career, Gary served as a medic, a nurse, and retired a Sergeant First Class. He has worked on our Wounded Warrior Fund Committee. He loves caring for soldiers and will continue this as National President.  His goal is focusing on quality improvement which will strengthen our association.

BILL

BAUER

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
A newly retired Command Sergeant Major of the 82nd Airborne Division, Bill welcomes the challenge of his new position as Executive Director of our beloved Association.  His love for the heritage and tradition of our Division and Association will only strengthen our group.

LAURA

BAUER

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Wife of Executive Director, Bill Bauer, Laura is no amateur when it comes to support and organization.  A strong leader in the 82nd Airborne Division Family Readiness Group, Laura comes prepared to assist in renewing our bond and communication with our membership.