Board members

 

 

History of  OSDM Board Members


OSDM has a very diverse group of veterans makes up the board of directors for the organization. Before merging in purpose in Memphis, TN their life journeys began in many parts of the United States.  Their life journeys originate from the midsouth (AR, MS, TN), as well as California, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, & Illinois. 

OSDM’s board member’s combined services in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force have a combined total of more than 120 years. Service to their country allowed for them to serve in many different parts of the world such as Germany, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Somalia, Bosnia, Horn of Africa, Panama, Kuwait, Iraq, and Egypt.

Their ranks include Commissioned Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Family Meeting. Their responsibilities stemmed from  Combat Squad Leader to Brigade Commander, to Aircraft Electronics Technician, to Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Launch Officer.


Board Members

 

William Jones

Chairman  

Veterans Service Organizations 


Rick Clausi

Vice Chair

Corporate Relations 


Roy Dozier

Secretary

Finance  Administration 


​Gloria Watkins

Government Relations 


Harold Beaver

Education 


Nancy Harper

Public Relations


Lillie Alford

Benefits Coordinator 


Walleon Bobo

Military Training 


Louise Jones-James

Information Technology 


Earline Thompson

Female Veterans

Roy Winfrey

Arkansas Events Coordinator 

Dennis Jones

Mississippi Events Coordinator 

James Koffi

Active Duty Representative