Officers begin their term of office after the Department (state) Convention in mid-July. Post 181 will be represented at the state convention by four of their officers.
Lake Stevens American Legion officers for 2011-2012 being sworn in by Alternate National Executive Committeeman Bob Wallace. From right to left: Commander Tom Thorleifson, 1st Vice Commander Tony Morea, Adjutant Vern Rasmussen, Sergeant-At-Arms Earl Van Volkenburg, Chaplain Dale Smith, Finance Officer Ward Isom, Service Officer Michael Shephard, Historian Don Mulder, and Executive Board Member Jay Bonner (not visible). Officers not available: 2nd Vice Commander Ron McEntire and Judge Advocate Erik Thorleifson.