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National Office Update:
Important Information from the National Office for 2016-17 

American GI Forum of the U.S.: Pueblo, CO – The 2016-17 National Board reminds the States that dues and assessments for Charter Charters are due by January 31, 2017. Dues payed begining October 1, 2016 til December 31, 2016 will be be considered payed for the entire 2017 year. Chapters being late in remitting dues and assessments may be subject to an additional charge per chapter per month.

Forum Chapters must have at least 8 veterans when submitting transmittals. 25% non-veterans are allowed under the constitution and must be maintained in order to qualify as a chapter in good standing. Women and youth chapters must have at least 8 members to qualify as viable chapters.

Dues must be submitted and paid through each State Treasurer. Each State Treasurer will submit all dues and assessments to the National Treasurer, Mr. Ernesto L. Montoya at the National Office. Along with checks, transmittal and charter renewal forms must be submitted. Membership applications are not necessary except for new members. New Veteran members must show proof of status. When running for State of National Office copies of a DD-214 or VA card will be needed for proof of status.

Below is the Address of the National Office and dues information for the American GI Forum of the United States National Office.

AGIF National Office
635 W, Corona Anenue, Suite 114
Pueblo, CO 81004
Office Phone: 719-299-4838

For any further assistance contact the AGIF National Treasurer:
Ernesto L. Montoya at: 719-201-0912
Email Address: ernestolmontoya@aol.com

Re: Transmittal and Charter Dues:

Please Follow The AGIF U.S. Constitution during submission of a new AGIF Chapters for issuance of a Charter.

The fees for charters Are:

  • Forum: $25.00
  • Women: $20.00
  • Youth: $15.00
  • Late Charter Fees after January 31: $10 per chapter per month

AGIF Memberships dues for Chapters vary within each State and/or Region.

For New Information and changes you may acquire Information at anytime at the following Websites:  www.agiftx.org |www.agifco.org


2016-17 National Forum Executive Board Officers

National Forum Executive Board Officers

Mr. Angel Zuniga, National Commander – Texas
Mr. Michael Faye,  National Vice Commander – Michigan
Mr. Russell LopezNational Secretary - Colorado
Mr. Ernesto Montoya, National Treasurer – Colorado
Mr. Jesse Aguilera, National Sgt-at-Arms – Texas 
Mr. Luis Vazquez Contes, Past National Commander – Colorado

 

National Women’s Forum Executive Board Officers

Ms. Felicita Lugo, National Chairwoman – Detroit, MI
Ms.  Debbie Salazar, National Vice Chairwoman – Denver, CO
Mrs. Kathy Clenin, National Women's Secretary –  Denver, CO
Mrs. Jeanie Aleman, National Women's Treasurer - Houston, TX
Mrs. Alicia Rodriguez, Past National Chairwoman – Ulysses, KS

 

National Youth Forum Executive Board Member

Jasmine Vigil, National Youth Chair – Michigan

 

2016 National Conference, Kansas City, MO

The American GI Forum of the U.S. National Conference, held in Kansas City Missouri on July 27-30, 2016, has concluded after National AGIF business including, seminars, workshops and HEF and NVOP meetings took place over the 3-day event. 

Our thanks to the Ulysis Kansas, headed by Conference Chair Barbara Olivas and assisted by the State Commander Jose Olivas, with able help from Kansas chapters and state and national committee members. The 3-day event begin on Thursday, July 27, 2016 with the Annual Meetings of the Hispanic Education Foundation (HEF), the National Veterans Outreach Program (NVOP).

Among the the most important part of any conference is the election of our new officers, who will lead the organization for the next entire year. Texas AGIF is proud to be able to share photos of the 2016-17 elected Executive Board.

AGIF Texas does not have complete personal contact information, but each may be contacted through National Office at:

AGIF National Office
635 W, Corona Avenue, Suite 114
Pueblo, CO 81004
Office Phone: 719-299-4838
For any further assistance contact AGIF National Treasurer:
Ernesto L. Montoya at: 719-201-0912
Email Address: ernestolmontoya@aol.com

 

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