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MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE AND APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE: The committee shall have three (3) members appointed by the Department Commander for three (3) year staggered terms. The Chairman shall be designated annually from the membership of the committee by the Department Commander.  In addition to the three appointed members, The Department Adjutant, Department Finance Officer, and Department Commander shall serve as members of the Committee with voice and vote.

RESPONSIBILITY:  The Committee shall work in concert with all Department Commissions and Committees to build awareness and support for the mission and programs of The American Legion, and other such purposes as may be assigned to it by the Finance Commission and the Department Executive Committee.


  1. Fall Meeting:  The Committee shall conduct a Fall meeting prior to Fall meeting of the Finance Commission. Reimbursement shall be at mileage only. 

  2. Spring Meeting:  The Committee shall conduct a Spring meeting prior to Spring meeting of the Finance Commission. Reimbursement shall be at mileage only.

  3. In the event that additional meetings are required, the Department Commander may so authorize upon the petition of the Chairman.  Reimbursement shall be at mileage only.

OTHER AUTHORIZATION AND/OR DIRECTION:  The Chairman is required to provide a report of the Committee’s activities to the Fall and Spring Finance Commission meetings. The Chairman shall annually submit a proposed Committee budget to the Finance Commission before the Spring DEC meeting. 


  1. Vouchers: All expense vouchers must be submitted to the Department Adjutant by the 15th of the Month following the month incurred.

  2. Mileage: The reimbursement for cost of mileage by private automobile shall be at the rate of thirty five (35) cents per mile, roundtrip.

  3. Per Diem: Within the state of Iowa, allowance is $50.00 per day; outside the state of Iowa, allowance is $75.00 per day.  The per diem must be authorized by the Operating Structure and a hotel receipt must accompany the voucher.


For more detailed information on The American Legion of Iowa Commissions and Committees, visit the links below:


Department Operating Structure (PDF)

Commission & Committee Members (PDF)

Commissions & Committees Web Page

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