The 2023 National Convention of The American Legion will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina
on August 25 – 31, 2023.
Information packets will be handed out to
Delegates/Alternate Delegates after the remaining slots are filled on Sunday,
June 11th during Department Convention. Please watch for more information at Convention.
The Department of South Dakota Delegates and Alternate Delegates are selected through an election process that starts with each of the eight South Dakota American Legion Spring District meetings and ends at the Department Convention in June where all remaining Delegates and Alternate Delegates are nominated and elected to attend the National Convention of The American Legion.
2023 National Convention Resources
Delegates / Alternate Delegates / Guests of the 2023 National Convention.
Here is a link to resources you need for the upcoming National Convention. https://www.legion.org/convention/resources
It is STRONGLY recommended to download an app onto your smart phone called "The American Legion National Convention" this app will give you updates on what is happening during convention with daily updates.
2023 National American
August 25 - 31, 2023
Charlotte, North Carolina
2024 National American
August 23 - 29, 2024
New Orleans, Louisiana
2026 National American
August 28 - Sept 3, 2026
2027 National American
August 27 - Sept 2, 2027
Kansas City, Missouri
Delegates & Alternates
The following is the list of all Delegates and Alternate Delegates elected to represent the Department of South Dakota at the 2023 National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, August 25 - 31.
Note: All 2023 delegates and alternate delegates are elected during the annual 2023 Spring District Meetings and from the floor of the 2023 State Convention in Oacoma, SD, June 11, 2023.
2023 District Delegates will be posted after Spring District Meetings.
2022 DELEGATES: Dist. 1 - John McDonald, Dist. 2 - Eugene Iron Shell, Dist. 3 - Jeff Hrabanek, Dist. 4 - Dr. Tracy Diefenbach,
Dist. 5 - Noel Cummins, Dist. 6 -Travise Flisrand, Dist. 7 - Bill Peters, Dist 8 - Daniel Hunhoff
2022 ALTERNATE DELEGATES: Dist. 1 - Ken Sabers, Dist. 2 - , Dist. 3 - , Dist. 4 - ,
Dist. 5 - Byron Callies, Dist. 6 - Annette Dunham, Dist. 7 - Dale Hill, Dist 8 - Joseph Knoer
Charemon Dunham, Tom Henley
There are a combined total of 20 National Convention Committees and Sub-Committees that meet during the 2023 National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Department of South Dakota is authorized to have one delegate on each of the National Convention Committees and Sub-Committees.
The National Convention Committees and Sub-Committees meet on Sunday, August 27, 2023, at various times and locations in the Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Note: The agenda for the 2023 National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina has NOT been posted - we will post it when it comes out. We will be printing the most current version and sending with the convention packet that will be sent towards the end of July.
National Convention 2022 Schedule
Please use this as a guide only – we will post the 2023 version when it is available.2022 Schedule of Events_FINAL