National Secretary

James F. Apedaile
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James Apedaile

Staff Sergeant James Apedaile, US Army Retired, served this country for almost 8 years before taking a medical retirement in 1991. He has a Master of Science in Management in Information System Security from Colorado Technical University, a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Network Systems Administration both from DeVry University. He has been a member of AVER (formerly GLBVA) since 1993. SSG Apedaile has served on the National Board several times to include National VP for Veteran Affairs 1995-1997. He has previously served as Region IV VP from 2003 to 2006, in which time the Region grew by adding 2 new chapters. He again served as the Region IV VP from 2008-2010 position he was asked to fill when it was vacated. He has recently served as the National Secretary from 2009-2013. As of February 2014 James has taken on the role of Region II VP, representing the AVER-DC, AVER-Georgia and Florida Gold Coast Chapters. He has also served on the Board of the Rocky Mountain Chapter as Vice President twice in 1995-97 and again 2003-2004. James currently also serves as Chief Systems Administrator for AVER’s National IT & Web Development Committee. James brings not only years of dedicated service to this country we all love, but also years of service dedicated to “lifting the ban”.