Our Post

Chartered 1940

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Melvin Roads 1231 .org

518-462-7006 . Fax 462-5250 . MelvinRoads@nycap.rr.com

200 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144 (MAP)

On State Routes 9 & 20 in Clinton Heights - East Greenbush NY


Melvin E. Roads

Melvin E. Roads, WWI Veteran
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U.S. Flag waving

Meetings are 2nd Tuesday at 7:30pm

BOD meets 3rd Thursday 7pm

How to become a member


2023 - 2024 Post Officers

Commander Ed Pratt
Vice Commander Matt Allen
Vice Commander Ross Wilber
Vice Commander Fred Stuto
Adjutant Hugh Blake
Treasurer Ed Pratt
Chaplain Joel Montross

Melvin Roads Chamionship Baseball Team
Melvin Roads Championship
Baseball Team


Board of Directors

Position(1) Name Term Expires(1)
President Joe Finn 2024
Vice President Gary Lynch 2025
Treasurer Hugh Blake 2024
Secretary Ian Hart 2026
Post Commander Ed Pratt 2024
Auxiliary Unit Dani Shano
Sons Squadron Dan Hebert 2025
Riders Chapter Ernie Rau 2024
House Manager(2) Cheryl Cramer-DeRusso
Book Keeper(2) Melissa Rost

(1) Position is the office the member is elected to by the BOD, Term Expires is the time the member is on the BOD.
(2) Non-voting member.

Effective March 2016 a voting member from the Auxiliary,
Sons & Riders was authorized by the Post.

The Charge / Mission of the Board of Directors as cited in our Constitution reads as follows:
“The Board of Directors shall act for the Corporation in all legal matters pertaining to the Corporation, have control of the maintenance, operation and upkeep of all buildings and lands owned by the Corporation, be empowered to hire, discharge, manage and supervise all employees of the Corporation, provide suitable bond for all employees or members handling Corporation funds and shall maintain approved bookkeeping records of Corporation business.”


Melvin Roads American Legion - 1st Post Home
First Melvin Roads American Legion Post Home

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A Sky Observation Report
our post did for the Air Force
for WWII