Detachment Officers

Our Officers:

  • Commandant: Jonathan (mcl414commandant@gmail.com)
  • Senior Vice Commandant: Marv
  • Junior Vice Commandant: Currently Vacant
  • Judge Advocate: Jeff
  • Adjutant: Currently Vacant
  • Paymaster: Lori
  • Sergeant at Arms: Currently Vacant
  • Public Relations Officer: Gisele

Officers’ Duties:

Detachment Commandant: Directs League activities within the community, presides at all detachment meetings, serves as advisor to all committees of the detachment, and is in direct charge of all functions of the detachment. After being sworn into office by the department commandant (or any authorized officer), the commandant may administer the oath of membership to new members.

Detachment Senior Vice Commandant: Shall give every assistance to the detachment commandant, and during the absence or illness of the commandant, perform the duties of that office. Shall assist all committees, and with their assistance, initiate and implement such dynamic programs as will increase the effectiveness of the League and the detachment.

Detachment Junior Vice Commandant: Shall create and promulgate such membership incentives and programs as will engender enthusiastic response resulting in continuous membership growth. In the absence or illness of the detachment commandant and the senior vice commandant, shall perform the duties of the detachment commandant.

Detachment Judge Advocate: Shall interpret the detachment, department and national bylaws (the latter two in the event there are no detachment bylaws). Shall advise, construe, counsel, and render opinions on questions of law and procedure to the detachment commandant during meetings. Shall make decisions on the local level in disputes, or if unable to do so, refer the problem to the next higher echelon of the League (i.e. department or national). Note: There is no investigative or punitive authority at the detachment level.

Detachment Adjutant: Shall keep a true record of all meetings, typewritten or neatly handwritten in ink in a ledger or log book. Shall keep a record of all members and forward notices of meetings, events, etc. of the detachment to the membership. Shall work closely with the Paymaster to maintain an up-to-date membership file of the detachment’s active (“paid up”) and inactive (delinquent) members. The adjutant shall also handle and keep a record of detachment correspondence, as directed by the detachment commandant, and perform such other duties as directed by the detachment commandant.

Detachment Paymaster: Shall keep a true record of all monies received and expended by the detachment, and in close cooperation with the adjutant, prepare an up to date record of dues by the membership. Shall forward notices to members when their dues have lapsed. Shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the detachment commandant.

Detachment Sergeant at Arms: Shall preserve order at all meetings and prepare the meeting room (i.e., arranges display of the Colors and Charter). Shall perform such other duties as required by the detachment commandant and the Marine Corps League ritual book.

Detachment Public Relations Officer: Creates and maintains the detachment’s online presence, including the detachment’s website and social media accounts. Conducts media relations and serves as the public’s point of contact for information on the detachment, its activities, its philanthropic endeavors, and the Marine Corps League overall.


Disclaimer: Please note that this website (wc414.org) and Facebook.com/wc414 are the only official websites used by our Detachment.