WVSSAR Committees

Color Guard Committee

The Color Guard Committee is led by Ed Cromley and is composed of Compatriots of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution who assist and perform at WVSSAR meetings and approved events while properly uniformed as Revolutionary War Soldiers, Militiamen and Patriots. The WVSSAR Color Guard unit is one of the most visible and effective representitives of the Sons of the American Revolution in public and private appearances.

If you are interested in joining the WVSSAR Color Guard unit, or would like to request their services or have any questions related to the WVSSAR Color Guard unit, please contact Ed Cromley ed_cromley@hotmail.com

Eagle Scout Committee

The Eagle Scout Committee is led by Ted Cox. The WVSSAR Eagle Scout Committee serves as a liason between the WVSSAR and the Boy Scouts of America in matters of mutual interest in West Virginia. The WVSSAR Eagle Scout Committee assists with SAR awards and medals to Eagle Scouts, as well as assisting Eagle Scouts in their applications for the SAR Scholarship Awards.

If you are interested in joining the WVSSAR Eagle Scout Committee, or would like to request their services or have any questions related to the WVSSAR Eagle Scout Committee, please contact Ted Cox.

Flag Committee

The Flag Committee is led by Finlay J. “Jack” Coles. The WVSSAR Flag Committee serves to recognize and award individuals, companies and government agencies that fly the United States flag for patriotic purposes only.

If you are interested in joining the Flag Committee, or would like to request their services or have any questions related to the WVSSAR Flag Committee, please contact Finlay J. “Jack” Coles fjcoles@aol.com

Genealogy Committee

The Genealogy Committee is led by the WVSSAR State Registrar.  We work with applicants and Compatriots to help research their lineage.  We will help evaluate qualifications to file a membership application or a supplemental application to document lineage from any number of additional Patriots.

The SAR maintains a comprehensive list of its Genealogy Policies as well as a manual to aid in preparing applications.  Both are available at the SAR’s website at http://www.sar.org/Committees/Genealogy.

If you have any questions about the SAR application process, please contact Rhendal Butler rbutler04@cox.net  However, please do not call or e-mail the NSSAR genealogy staff directly as that contact is reserved for the state points of contact.

Point Pleasant Battle Days Committee

The Point Pleasant Battle Days Committee is led by Finlay J. “Jack” Coles. The Point Pleasant Battle Days Committee serves as a liason between the WVSSAR and the public in assisting with the annual Battle Days Celebration that is held each October to celebrate the important American victory at the Battle of Point Pleasant that occurred on October 10, 1774 between Virginia Militiamen and American Indians at present day Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

If you are interested in joining the Point Pleasant Battle Days Committee, or would like to request their services or have any questions related to the WVSSAR Point Pleasant Battle Days Committee, please contact Finlay J. “Jack” Coles fjcoles@aol.com

Website Committee

The Website Committee is led by Raymond M. Kane Jr. The WVSSAR Website Committee works to create, update and add functionality to the WVSSAR website to provide services and resources to the public and to the Compatriot members of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution.

If you have any questions or suggestions about the WVSSAR website, please contact Ray Kane wvmm32@yahoo.com

WWII Corps Committee

The WWII Corps Committee Committee is led by Frank C. (Joe) Khare Jr. The WVSSAR WWII Corps Committee serves as a liason between the WVSSAR and the Veterans Administration, and assists in the recognition of the military services rendered by the veterans of the various military services during wartime.

If you are interested in joining the WWII Corps Committee, or would like to request their services or have any questions related to the WVSSAR WWII Corps Committee, please contact Frank C. (Joe) Khare, Jr. frankk5600@aol.com