District 3 Member of Month Selection Criteria
1. A veteran member of the Blinded Veteran Association and in Good Standing with Regional Group and BVA.
2. Influential to veterans of the organization locally and nationally.
3. Active Member (attends meetings and participates in BVA events locally or nationally).
4. Contributes to the increase of BVA membership (implementing awareness of BVA and establishing new members).
All recommendations should include the following: a brief bio, picture of veteran, and contact information (phone, email, and address). All recommendations are due by the 20th of the prior month via email to the following address: email@example.com.
Selection will be made by District Director 3. Final selection information will be forwarded to our National Officers and to District 3 Regional Groups to be posted on their websites.
All questions can be forwarded to District Director 3 at the following contact:
RAYMOND “CHARLIE” CHOLEWIAK
TENNESSEE REGIONAL GROUP
Mr. Cholewiak served six years in the U.S. Marines and another twelve years in the U.S. Army Reserves. He has served as the President of the Memphis Mid-South Chapter Blinded Veterans Association. He now serves as the Vice President of the Tennessee Regional Group. He is a dedicated member and has done a lot to increase the membership as well as participation of his fellow comrades. Charlie outreach also includes the assisting his elderly neighbors by repairing their small engines and equipment. Congrats Mr. Cholewiak!