Gaither M. Keener Jr.
North Carolina

Shawn Long, CPA

National Treasurer

Brian Ruiz
Corporate Financial Controller



  • To prepare the yearly budget and the handling of funds under that budget;
  • Such other duties as shall be prescribed by the NEC, subject to the approval of the NEC.

(See Article I, Section 5, of the National By-Laws of The American Legion.)

Assigned to the Finance Commission for supervision and coordination is the Overseas Graves Decoration Trust. The American Legion Endowment Fund Corporation is not a part of any commission, but does submit its reports to the NEC through the Finance Commission, as does The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation.


View the 2022 Finance Commission Report.


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