Amy Stopyra
National President 2023-2024

Amy Stopyra was elected President of AMVETS National Ladies Auxiliary in August 2023 at the Wyndham Downtown Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

National President’s Biography

National President’s Project

Our Mission

PREAMBLE:  We, the mothers, wives, widows, grandmothers, sisters, daughters, stepdaughters and granddaughters of the American Veteran and female veterans, fully realizing our responsibilities to the community, State and nation, associate ourselves for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to safeguard the principles of freedom, liberty and justice for all; to promote the cause of peace and good will among nations; to maintain inviolate the freedom of our country; to preserve the fundamentals of democracy and Americanism; to perpetuate the friendship and associations of the American Veteran and to dedicate ourselves to the cause of mutual assistance…this by the grace of God.

News You Can Use & Upcoming Event Details

The website will be updated with the revised Local and Local Youth Service Report forms this weekend, reflecting the change in evaluation for hours and mileage – they can be found under the FORMS tab, then under Local.  The Convention Registration Form and ticket links for the Silver Helmet Awards Reception and National Commanders and Presidents Banquet will be posted under the NEC/CONVENTION tab under the Convention dropdown.

Here are the links for tickets to the Silver Helmet Awards Reception and National Commanders and Presidents Banquet: (Silver Helmet Awards Reception) (National Commanders and Presidents Banquet)



NEC Reports for inclusion to the National Convention book are DUE June 30.  The outgoing NEC shall prepare the Department report for National Convention.  Please send your report via email to and in WORD format.

ALL membership for the 2023 – 2024 membership year MUST be postmarked by June 30.  This will allow processing time so a pre-print card will be received.  Any membership received after the June 30 deadline date will NOT be processed until after National Convention.  It is our goal to have the membership file to the printer for processing/shipping prior to National Convention.

ALL 2023 – 2024 program donations MUST be postmarked by June 30th however a five (5) day grace period shall be allowed if their Department Convention is held during the last weekend in June.

Deadline dates for applying for awards can be found in the Convention Digest.  Please remember to fill any forms out in its entirety so you won’t be disqualified.

For all the current information on National Convention, please visit our website at and click on the NEC/CONVENTION tab.  Information on updates will also be shared to our Facebook page.

Might have a lead on scooter rentals – as soon as information is available, you know I’ll get it out ASAP.

Thank you!