National District One

AMVETS National District One Offices for 2017-2018



Leon Proctor

Tel: 603-878-0656 (h) 207-595-1169 9c)




Vice Commander:

Arthur Rodriques

Tel: 401-230-3087





Dana Dillion

Tel: 1-860-428-1009



Judge Advocate:

Raymond “Sonny” O’Reilly

Tel: 1-603-291-0030




Finance Officer:

Doug Newell

Tel: 860-416-8301




James Laflin

Tel: 207-685-3152



Provost Marshal:

Henry Peters

Tel: 207-432-7780



Deputy Provost Marshal;

Al Temple Sr.




Deputy Provost Marshal:

Ramon Villaneuva



Deputy Provost Marshal

Marshall Archer



Communications Officer:

Leon Proctor

Tel: 603-878-0656 (h) 207-595-1169 9c)




Minutes for October District One Meeting Scan

Meetings For District One are as scheduled:



Scheduled Meetings for District One

Date:   November 3-5 2017

Place:  Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, MA

Reservations:  1-508-347-7393 Mention National District One not AMVETS otherwise they will book you for the June Convention

Cutoff Date: October 13, 2017

Room Rate:  $99.00 + tax per night

Hospitality room is in the Heritage Room

Roundtable on Saturday @ 2:00 P.M in the Commons room.

Sunday Meeting is @ 9:00 A.M. in the Commons room


Date: January 26-28, 2018

National District 1 meeting in January 2018 will be in Rhode Island at the Smithfield Suites Hampton Inn. The date will be January 26,27, and the 28th

The address is 945 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island, 02917 and you can make reservations by calling TEL: +1-401-232-9200 or at 1800-Hampton and tell them it is for the AMVETS. The rate will be $79.00+tax per night.Complimentary: free Hot Breakfast Buffet. Cutoff Date is December 26,2017, Please Book early

The Saturday roundtable will be at 2:00 P.M. and the National District meeting will be at 9:00 A.M. on Sunday January 28.201 Any other information will be sent out as we get them

Saturday January 27,2018  Dinner menu is as follows: buffet style , Baked Fish,Baked Chicken,Prime Rib,Meatballs,Sausage & Peppers,Vegetables, Oven Roasted Patotoes, Pasta, Salad, Dinner Rolls,Dessert. The price id $25.00 per person and the cutoff date is January 20,2018. Please contact Arthur at 1-401-230-3087


Date : April 13-15 2018

Place: The Merry Manor in South Portland ME

Reservations: 1-207-774-6151 Mention AMVETS District One

Room Rates : $89.00 +tax per night

Cutoff date: March 28, 2018

Hospitality room TBD ask when you check in

Roundtable on Saturday @2:00 P.M TBD

Sunday Meeting @9:00 A.M. TBD

Contact Rod Anderson about the meal for Saturday at

 Tel: (c) 207-318-5290  (h) 1-207-222-2756


I am open to having a meeting in January if either New York , New Jersey or Connecticut would like to host a meeting this year.



National District One Department Commanders and NEC


Department of Connecticut

Commander- James Neeland     E-Mail:     Phone # 1-860- 928- 3940.

NEC_ Dana Dillion  E-Mail:  Phone1-860-428-1009


Department of Maine

Commander- Jerry DeWitt  E-Mail;

Phone 1-207-576-0376

NEC James Laflin E-Mail:

Phone; 1-207-685-3152 (h)   1-207-242-3080 (c)


Department of Massachusetts

Commander- Dean Thayer  E-Mail:

Phone: 1-978-914-2183

NEC- Don McLean  E-Mail:

Phone; 1-617-943-4337


Department of New Jersey

Commander- James Spreng  E-Mail:

Phone : 1-609-526-4356

NEC- Stephen Viglietta E-Mail: Phone 1-609-526-4356



Department of New York

Commander-James Gardner  E-Mail:

Phone: 315-764-9316

NEC- Jack Gray  E-Mail:

Phone: 1-516-987-2952


Department of Rhode Island

Commander- Sean Regan  E-Mail:

NEC- Daniel Green   E-Mail :










Minutes for October District One Meeting Scan