Department of the Columbia

Region-X

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) is a nation-wide organization, comprised of more than 200 community-based Camps which are organized under various Departments. The Department of the Columbia oversees camps and SUVCW members within Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Leadership

The Department of the Columbia’s organization follows the guidelines of the SUVCW, with a Department Commander, Senior Vice-Commander, Junior Vice-Commander, Secretary, and Treasurer, who are all elected annually by the Department members. Other positions of responsibility within the Department are by appointment of the Department Commander.

Office Name Email
Commander Rod Fleck, PCC rodfleck@olypen.com
Senior Vice Commander Mark Stevens, PCC svc@suvoregon.org
Junior Vice Commander Loran Bures, PCC loran.suvcw@gmail.com
Secretary / Treasurer Joseph Stevens secretary@suvoregon.org
Council Member (Chair) Gordon Struve gordy.suvcw@gmail.com
Council Member York Barrett, PCC york.barrett@gmail.com
Council Member Don Benson, PCC commander@suvoregon.org
Eagle Scout Certificate Coordinator Lee Corbin Seattle-GAR@comcast.net

Colonel Edward D. Baker Camp #6 (Oregon)

Click here for the camp’s website and click here for the camp’s Facebook page. Please direct membership inquires to the Secretary/Treasurer.

Office Name Location Email
Commander Don Benson Yamhill, OR commander@suvoregon.org
Senior Vice Commander Mark Stevens, PCC Dallas, OR svc@suvoregon.org
Junior Vice Commander Timothy O’Neal Woodburn, OR jvc@suvoregon.org
Secretary / Treasurer Joseph Stevens Portland, OR secretary@suvoregon.org

Governor Isaac Stevens Camp #1 of Olympia, WA (Washington)

With a date of rank of June 10, 1995, this camp serves the 19 counties of Western Washington. Please direct membership inquires to the Junior Vice Commander. Click here for the camp’s Facebook page.

Office Name Location Email
Commander York Barrett Poulsbo, WA york.barrett@gmail.com
Senior Vice Commander Vacant n/a n/a
Junior Vice Commander Loran Bures, PCC Olympia, WA loran.suvcw@gmail.com
Treasurer Lee Morgan, PCC Lake Stevens, WA wasuvcw@yahoo.com
Secretary Jay Secord Redmond, WA jaysecord@gmail.com

Fort Walla Walla Camp #3 of Kennewick, WA (Washington & Idaho)

With a date of rank of March 30, 2015, this camp serves the 20 counties of Eastern Washington and the 10 counties of Northern Idaho. Please direct membership inquires to the Junior Vice Commander. Click here for the camp’s Facebook page.

Office Name Location Email
Commander Raymond Marshall Richland, WA commanderfortwwcamp@gmail.com
Junior Vice Commander Richard Roddy Richland, WA R_Roddy@hotmail.com
Secretary Donald Jameson Yakima, WA djsuvcw@gmail.com
Treasurer Gordon Struve Colville, WA gordy.suvcw@gmail.com