Department Officers








New York Officers

Elected Department Officers

Department Officer Title NameAddressPhone NumberE-Mail Address
Department CommanderJeffrey I. French, PDC6703 Old State Road
Natural Bridge, NY 13665
Senior Vice CommanderEdward O'BrienP.O. Box 69
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472
Junior Vice CommanderWilliam Stump20 Short Hill Dr., Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520(914)
Department SecretaryRobert Pugsley, PDC4796 Lincoln Rd
Macedon, NY 14502
Department TreasurerJeffrey Albanese, PDC19 Gregory Drive
Goshen, NY 10924
Department CouncilRaymond Wheaton, PDC12 Olli Rd
Newfield, NY 14867
Department CouncilPaul Ellis-Graham, PDC2 Ridgeview Lane
Marlboro, NY 12542
Department CouncilBrian Castler, PDC885 Deerland Rd., Long Lake, NY 12847(518)

Appointed Department Officers

Department Officer TitleNameAddressPhone NumberE-Mail Address
Assistant SecretaryDarin Everdyke, PDC4521 Wise Rd
Groveland, NY 14462
Patriotic InstructorAxel Ravera13311 Forward Rd,
Chesterville, Ontario, Canada, K0C1HO
CounselorDanny L. Wheeler, PCinC5 Benny Lane
Ithaca, NY 14850
ChaplainRev. Dr. Mark D. Isaacs371 Wurtemberg Road
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Eagle Scout CoordinatorBrian Castler, PDC885 Deerland Road
Long Lake, NY 12847
Co-ArchivistBrian Castler, PDC885 Deerland Road
Long Lake, NY 12847
Co-ArchivistLeo McGuire, PDC41 Merritt Drive, Schenectady, NY 12306(518)
HistorianJerome L. Orton, PDC213 Dixon Dr
Syracuse, NY 13219
GAR Highway OfficerMatthew Hereford, PCC26 Division Street Nelsonville, NY 10516(845)
Graves Registration OfficerDennis J. Duffy1 Garden Drive
Lynbrook, NY 11563
Memorials OfficerChristopher White22 Tamara Ct.
East Greenwich, NY
WebmasterRaymond W. LeMay III,
Backup Webmaster
Volunteer EditorDarin Everdyke, PDC4521 Wise Rd
Groveland, NY 14462
ROTC/JROTC Liaison OfficerAxel Ravera 13311 Forward Rd,
Chesterville, Ontario, Canada, K0C1HO
(613) 619-1000
Veterans Home Visitation Officer
Color BearerJohn Swarthout Jr.1219 5th Avenue
Watervliet, NY 12189
GuideDaryl VerStreate Jr. PDC4300 Covell Rd
Clyde, NY 14433
GuardVincent M.

Department Committees

Committee Name
(Email sends to all members)
Committee Members
Legislation Committee
Dennis Duffy, Chairman
Tony Houston
John Portanova
Department Encampment Committee
Jeffrey I. French, DC, PDC, Chairman
Robert L. Pugsley, PDC
Jeffrey Albanese, PDC
Leo McGuire, PDC
Darin Everdyke, PDC
Perry Cleaveland, PCC
2026 National Encampment Exploratory Committee
Jeffrey I. French, DC, PDC, Chairman
Jeffrey Albanese, PDC
Daryl Verstreate, PDC
Robert Dauchy, PDC
DUVCW Rep. Caren Cleaveland, PNP
ASUVCW Rep. Hope Parker, PDP
Scholarship Feasibility Committee
William Mason, PCC, Chairman
Jeffrey Albanese, PDC
Danny Wheeler, PCinC
Fundraising Committee
Edward O'Brien, PCC, Chairman
Jeffrey Albanese, PDC
Camp Sr. Vice Commanders (SVC's)
Property & Artifacts Committee
Brian Castler, PDC, Chairman
Leo McGuire, PDC
Jerome Orton, PDC, Historian
Christopher White
W. Rodney Parker
Danny Wheeler, PCinC, Counselor
Memorials & Monuments Grants Committee
Jeffrey Albanese, PDC, Chairman
Brian Castler, PDC
W. Rodney Parker, PCC
Robert Dalton
Rally Around the Flag Committee
Jeffrey French, DC, Chairman
Paul Ellis-Graham, PDC
Edward O'Brien, PCC
George McGraw
Proceedings Committee
Raymond B. Wheaton, PDC
Jeffrey Albanese, PDC
Robert L. Pugsley, PDC