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James Nelson-President NDVLC

AMVETS Commander 2019-2020
110 Albatross Dr.
Bismarck, ND 58504
Work Phone: (701) 400-5635

Military Service

Highest Military Rank: Petty Officer 2nd Class
Branch of Service: Navy

ACOVA or Coordinating Council Affiliation

State Commander
ACOVA Term: 
August 6, 2019 to June 30, 2022
Coordinating Council Term Dates: 
September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020
Coordinating Council Subcommittee(s): 

Member of Veterans Organizations:

  • AMVETS
    • State: Commander 2019-2020
      • 1st Vice Commander (2018-2019)
      • 2nd Vice 2017-2018
      • Past Chaplain-3 years
      • AMVET of the year 2015-16 and 2016-17
      • Legislative Director
    • Post 9:
      • Past Commander 2 years
      • Post Chaplain
  • ND Veterans Legislative Council
    • ​President : 2019-2021
    • Vice President 2017-2019
    • Chairman of Legislative Committee 2017-2019

Civilian Employment, Services, Committees and Memberships:

  • Masters Degree from Minot State University
  • Two Bachelor Degrees