Our People

The Society is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, a representative from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, the immediate past president, and five additional Trustees from among the annual members of the Society. The Librarian of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims serves as an ex officio Honorary Trustee, and the Board may select any number of additional Honorary Trustees.

Board of Trustees

Term ends
PresidentBradley HenningsChisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick2022
Vice PresidentDiane RauberNational Organization of Veterans’ Advocates, Inc.2022
SecretaryLauren BarefootU.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims2022
TreasurerDavid AmesBergmann & Moore, LLC2022
Court RepresentativeGregory O. Block
Immediate Past PresidentJonathan M. GaffneyLegislative Branch
TrusteesLinda BlauhutParalyzed Veterans of America2022
Glenda HerlCarpenter Chartered, PLC; National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates, Inc.2022
David Myers2022
Charles TeagueBoard of Veterans’ Appeals2022
Vacant
Honorary TrusteesAllison FentressU.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Former Officers & Trustees

PresidentJonathan M. Gaffney2016 – 2020
Vice PresidentBradley Hennings2016 – 2020
SecretaryAnna Whited2016 – 2020
TreasurerElizabeth Pesin2016 – 2018
Mohammad Shouman2018 – 2019
Chris Wysokinski2019 – 2020
TrusteesKenneth Carpenter2016 – 2019
Diane Rauber2019 – 2020