2019-2020 National Forum Executive Board Officers 

National Forum Executive Board Officers

Mr. Lawrence 'Larry' Romo, National Commander – Texas
Mr. Russell Lopez – National Vice Commander – Colorado
Ms. Myrna Chavarria – National Secretary - Texas
Mrs. Pat Marrero - National Treasurer – Colorado
Mr. Fredrick Romero - National Sgt-at-Arms – California 
Mr. Angel Zuniga - Past National Commander – Texas

National Women’s Forum Executive Board Officers

Mrs. Dora Marez-Gonzalez - National Chairwoman – Colorado
Mrs.  Sylvia Garza - National Vice Chairwoman – Texas
Mrs. Dolores 'Dee' Leal, National Women's Secretary –  Texas
Mrs. Laura Flores - National Women's Treasurer - Colorado
Patsy Vazquez Contes, Past National Chairwoman – Colorado

National Youth Forum Executive Board Member

Ms Sofia Salinas, National Youth Chair – Michigan

Below is the Address of the National Office and dues information for the American GI Forum of the United States.

AGIFUS National Office
635 W. Corona Avenue, Suite 114
Pueblo, CO 81004
Office Phone: 719-299-4838

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For any further assistance contact the AGIF National Office:
Luis Vazquez-Contez at: 719-299-4838/719-406-6473
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American GI Forum of the US
635 W. Corona Ave., Ste. 114 
Pueblo, CO 81004

(719) 299-4838

 

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2018-19 National Forum Executive Board Officers 

National Forum Executive Board Officers

Mr. Lawrence 'Lary' Romo, National Commander – Texas
Mr. Russell Lopez – National Vice Commander – Colorado
Ms. Myrna Chavarria – National Secretary - Texas
Mrs. Pat Marrero - National Treasurer – Colorado
Mr. Fredrick Romero - National Sgt-at-Arms – California 
Mr. Angel Zuniga - Past National Commander – Texas

National Women’s Forum Executive Board Officers

Mrs. Dora Marez-Gonzalez - National Chairwoman – Colorado
Mrs.  Sylvia Garza - National Vice Chairwoman – Texas
Mrs. Dolores 'Dee' Leal, National Women's Secretary –  Texas
Mrs. Laura Flores - National Women's Treasurer - Colorado
Patsy Vazquez Contes, Past National Chairwoman – Colorado

National Youth Forum Executive Board Member

Ms Sofia Salinas, National Youth Chair – Kansas

Below is the Address of the National Office and dues information for the American GI Forum of the United States National Office.

AGIF National Office
635 W. Corona Avenue, Suite 114
Pueblo, CO 81004
Office Phone: 719-299-4838

For any further assistance contact the AGIF National Office:
Luis Vazquez Contez at: 719-406-6473
Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Re: Transmittal and Charter Dues:

Please Follow The AGIF U.S. Constitution during submission of a new AGIF Chapters for issuance of a Charter.

The fees for charters Are:

Forum: $25.00
Women: $20.00
Youth: $15.00

Late Charter Fees after January 31: $10 per chapter per month

AGIF Memberships dues for Chapters vary within each State and/or Region.

For New Information and changes you may acquire Information at anytime at the following Websites: National www.agifus.com Texas www.agiftx.org Colorado www.agifco.org

 

Address of the National Office and dues information for the American GI Forum of the United States National Office.

AGIF National Office
635 W, Corona Avenue, Suite 114
Pueblo, CO 81004
Office Phone: 719-299-4838

For any further assistance contact the AGIF National Office:
Luis Vasquez Contez at: 719-406-6473
Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Officers may be contacted through the National Office at:

AGIF National Office
635 W. Corona Avenue, Suite 114
Pueblo, CO 81004
Office Phone: 719-299-4838
For any further assistance contact AGIF National Office:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

2018-19 National Forum Executive Board Officers 

National Forum Executive Board Officers

Mr. Lawrence 'Larry' Romo, National Commander – Texas
Mr. Russell Lopez – National Vice Commander – Colorado
Ms. Myrna Chavarria – National Secretary - Texas
Mrs. Pat Marrero - National Treasurer – Colorado
Mr. Fredrick Romero - National Sgt-at-Arms – California 
Mr. Angel Zuniga - Past National Commander – Texas

National Women’s Forum Executive Board Officers

Mrs. Dora Marez-Gonzalez - National Chairwoman – Colorado
Mrs.  Sylvia Garza - National Vice Chairwoman – Texas
Mrs. Dolores 'Dee' Leal, National Women's Secretary –  Texas
Mrs. Laura Flores - National Women's Treasurer - Colorado
Patsy Vazquez Contes, Past National Chairwoman – Colorado

National Youth Forum Executive Board Member

Ms Sofia Salinas, National Youth Chair – Kansas

Below is the Address of the National Office and dues information for the American GI Forum of the United States National Office.

AGIF National Office
635 W. Corona Avenue, Suite 114
Pueblo, CO 81004
Office Phone: 719-299-4838

For any further assistance contact the AGIF National Office:
Luis Vazquez Contez at: 719-406-6473
Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Re: Transmittal and Charter Dues:

Please Follow The AGIF U.S. Constitution during submission for new AGIF Chapters for issuance of a Charter.

The fees for charters Are:

Forum: $25.00
Women: $20.00
Youth: $15.00

Late Charter Fees after January 31: $10 per chapter per month

AGIF Memberships dues for Chapters vary within each State and/or Region.

For New Information and changes you may acquire Information at anytime at the following Websites: National  www.agifus.com Texas www.agiftx.org Colorado www.agifco.org 

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT THE 2018 AMERICAN GI FORUM NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM

 

  1. Resolution to support  LULAC to upgrade the Distinguished Service Cross Medal to Congressional Medal of Honor to SGT. Willie Estrada who was killed in Korea while engaged in combat against 1,700 enemy forces.

  2. Resolution to support “Veterans for New America” an influential group of veterans representing each of the military branches and veteran service organizations who support a bipartisan solution to immigration for non-citizen military service members and their families.

  3. New Agent Orange Presumptions resolution highlighting the U.S. Institute Of Medicine (IOM) Congressional Research Report which shows five additional medical conditions which meet the rigorous standards of probability and causation due to environmental exposures in the Republic of Vietnam.  Those conditions are: hypothyroidism, bladder cancer, stroke hypertension, and Parkinson –like conditions.

  4. Resolution nominating Carlos Martinez to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Mr. Carlos Martinez has guided the National Veterans Outreach Program (NVOP) since 1978 into a multi-million dollar corporation composed of seven interlocking corporations providing veteran services.  During his tenure as CEO the NVOP has served over 450,000 veterans.

  5. Resolution recommending the need to increase Mexican American and Latino Museums to show the history and contributions by Mexican American’s and Latino’s in our Nation’s history and all our nations wars.

  6. Resolution recommending action by major networks and cable television to improve mass media presence of Mexican Americans on prime time television.  While Latino Population is approximately 17.4 percent of U.S. population only 5.8 percent have speaking roles during prime time in Television.

  7. Resolution against human trafficking of children which are exploited for sex and labor.  The AGIF will support awareness programs which educate the public to protect and prevent.

  8. Resolution against educational vouchers and privatization of public schools and that the national Commander will appoint an education committee that will be vigil of national, state and local education policies

  9.   Squadron 201, the Mexican Fighter Squadron, who fought side by side with American Forces, in the Philippines, during WWII, has never been publically acknowledged by the U.S. Congress.  The American GI Forum recommends that the President of the U.S. honor Squadron 201 by, awarding them the Congressional Gold Medal.

     

    Other resolutions were submitted to the Resolutions Committee and were either combined with a similar resolution or were rejected because they were directed at a state level and were not addressing a national agenda.

     

    Jake Alarid