Karin E. Simmons
National President 2022-2023

Karin Simmons was elected President of AMVETS National Ladies Auxiliary in August 2022 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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News You Can Use & Upcoming Event Details

Click HERE for the landing page for hotel reservations for the 2023 Spring NEC.  

The 2023 Spring NEC will be held at the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, March 7 – 11, on the Dulles Airport grounds with a free shuttle to and from the terminals.  The negotiated room rate is $182.00 per night, not including taxes. Parking is free.  If you are flying to NEC, use airport code IAD.

The tentative schedule is:

Tuesday, March 7 (evening) – Legislative Action Week (LAW) meeting.

Wednesday, March 8 – Visits to Capitol Hill for meetings with members of the House and Senate.  Buses will be available to/from the Marriott.  Congressional reception hosted by AMVETS on Capitol Hill – more info to follow.

Thursday, March 9 – Memorial Service/Luncheon at National Headquarters.  Early morning bus run from the hotel to Capitol Hill.  Mid-morning bus run from the Marriott to National Headquarters.  Late morning bus run from Capitol Hill to National Headquarters.  Buses will return to the Marriott after the events at National Headquarters.

Friday, March 10 – Auxiliary Board of Trustees, Auxiliary Finance and Auxiliary Council of NEC – meeting times TBA.  Silver Helmet Banquet – more info to come.

Saturday, March 11 – Auxiliary NEC Meeting – time TBA.

Once bus, meeting and banquet times are finalized, an updated agenda will be available.

The Auxiliary NEC registration form will be available at www.amvetsaux.org Monday; you can find it under the NEC/CONVENTION tab, then click NEC to access the form.  The form will also be sent to Department Presidents, NEC’s, and Secretaries.

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