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Dean Overby-Chairman (ACOVA)

Dean Overby
American Legion 2016-2019
1029 3rd Ave N
Wahpeton, ND 58075
Work Phone: (701) 671-1509
Home Phone: (701) 642-1684

Military Service

Branch of Service: Marines

ACOVA or Coordinating Council Affiliation

Member of ACOVA - Chairman

ACOVA Term: 
July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019
Coordinating Council Subcommittee(s): 

Served on ACOVA: 2004-2007 (1st term), 2007-2010 (2nd term), 2010-2013 (3rd term),  2013-2016 (4th Term), 2016-2019 (5th Term)

Chairman: 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015,2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019

Secretary:2011-2012

ACOVA Committees served on:

  • Appeals: 2005-2006 (Chair), 2006-2007(Chair)
  • Budget: 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007
  • Department of Veterans Affairs:2004-2005, 2007-2008 (Chair), 2008-2009 (Chair)
  • Legislative: 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012
  • Post War Trust Fund: 2004-2005, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012
  • Public Relations: 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014
  • Veterans Home Governing Board: 2015-2018

Member of Veteran Organizations:

  • American Legion
    • Alternate National Executive Committeeman
    • Executive Commeee Member-State
    • State Commander 1999-2000
    • Judge-Oratorical Scholarship program
    • 40 & 8
  • AMVETS
  • Vietnam Veterans of America
  • Task Force for Veterans Affairs 2018

Civilian Employment, Services, Committees and Memberships

  • Transportation Services Supervisor ND Department of Transportation
  • President Buffalo Club 2007, Fund support for Bison Exhibit at Chahinkapa Zoo-Wahpeton
  • Mr. Buffalo: Buffalo Club 2011
  • Dwight Fire Department since 1997