officers & directors

  • 2020 ASSOCIATION OFFICERS

    PRESIDENT

    Gary Rezabek, DIR

    rezabek@82ndairborneassociation.org

    (216) 310-4872

     

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Bill Bauer

    execdir@82ndairborneassociation.org

    (910) 223-1182

     

    NATIONAL EDUCATION FUND

    Steven P. Copening, Treasurer

    patrickcopening@gmail.com

    (561) 827-1933

     

    NATIONAL TREASURER

    William Waller

    waller@82ndairborneassociation.org

     

    VICE PRESIDENT

    Steve Copening, DIR

    copening@82ndairborneassociation.org

     

    NATIONAL CHAPLAIN

    CH(LTC) Brian Koyn

     

    NATIONAL WOUNDED WARRIOR FUND

    Bill Eberle, President

    eberle@82ndairborneassociation.org

     

    JUDGE ADVOCATE

    Doug Andrews

    (912) 657-1515

     

    NATIONAL HISTORIAN

    Timothy "Tee Mac" McCoy

    NATIONAL SECRETARY

    Michael Oesch, DIR

    oesch@82ndairborneassociation.org

    (256) 820-8021

     

    NATIONAL AIRBORNE DAY

    Gordon Sumner

    (703) 455-4527

     

     

    VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER

    Laurie Clay

     

    JUDGE ADVOCATE EMERITUS

    Morton N. Katz

     

    NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

    Scott DeFries

     

  • 2020 ASSOCIATION DIRECTORS

  • 2020 ASSOCIATION COMMITTEES

    BUDGET & FINANCES

    Chairman

    Bill Waller, Director

    Steve Copening, Vice President

    Allen Schoppe, Past President

     

    WAYS & MEANS

    Chairman

    Steve Copening, Vice President

    Bill Waller, Director

    Allen Schoppe, Past President

     

    ASSOCIATION CHAPLAIN

    CH(LTC) Brian G. Koyn

     

    ASSOCIATION WOUNDED WARRIORS

    Bill Eberle, Past President

    Rich Becker, Past President

    Allen Schoppe, Past President

     

    RESOLUTIONS

    Chairman

    Ed Herlihy, Past President/Director

    Bill Bell, Director

    Randy Johnson, Director

     

    Judge Advocate

    Chairman

    Doug Andrews

    INTERNAL AFFAIRS

    Chairman

    Nero Tucker, Director

    Mike Oesch, Director

    Maggie Peppers, Director

     

    CHAPTER & MEMBERSHIP

    Bill Bauer, Executive Director

    Randy Johnson, Director

    All Members

     

    HISTORICAL

    Chairwoman

    Elizabeth A. Coble

    Timothy McCoy

     

    VETERAN COMMITTEE

    Chairwoman

    Laurie Clay, Past Director

    Gary Rezabek, National President

     

    NATIONAL AIRBORNE HERITAGE DAY

    Chairman

    Gordon Sumner, Past Director

     

    MONUMENT COMMITTEE

    Chairman

    Mr. Rick Dalton

    Mike Oesch, Director

     

     

    WEBSITE & AUTOMATION

    Bill Bauer, Executive Director

    Justin Holmes, Past Director

     

    BY-LAWS

    Chairman

    Richard Becker, Past President/Director

    Nero Tucker, Director

    Cletus Slabach, Director

     

    PUBLIC RELATIONS

    Chairwoman

    Maggie Peppers, Director

    Bill Bauer, Executive Director

     

    CONVENTION PLANNING

    Chairman

    Bill Eberle, Past President

    Host Chairperson

    Bill Bauer, Executive Director

     

    AWARDS

    Chairman

    Rich Becker, Past President/Director

    Bill Bell, Director

    Cletus Slabach, Director

     

    NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

    Scott DeFries

Meet the leaders.

The 82nd Airborne Division Association is kicking off with our new leader in 2019, meet the top members of our leadership team.

GARY

REZABEK

NATIONAL PRESIDENT
During his career, Gary served as a medic, a nurse, and retired a Sergeant First Class. He has worked on our Wounded Warrior Fund Committee. He loves caring for soldiers and will continue this as National President.  His goal is focusing on quality improvement which will strengthen our association.

BILL

BAUER

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
A newly retired Command Sergeant Major of the 82nd Airborne Division, Bill welcomes the challenge of his new position as Executive Director of our beloved Association.  His love for the heritage and tradition of our Division and Association will only strengthen our group.

LAURA

BAUER

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
Wife of Executive Director, Bill Bauer, Laura is no amateur when it comes to support and organization.  A strong leader in the 82nd Airborne Division Family Readiness Group, Laura comes prepared to assist in renewing our bond and communication with our membership.

 

THIS IS A NON-FEDERAL ENTITY.  IT IS NOT A PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OR ANY OF ITS COMPONENTS AND IT HAS NO GOVERNMENTAL STATUS.