Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
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Department Organizer

The purpose of the office of Camp Organizer is to organize local Camps within the jurisdiction of the Department.


The activities of the Camp Organizer should include: (1) Obtaining the names and addresses of all applicants for membership and Brothers living in close proximity of each other in those areas where no local Camp exists and ascertaining their interest in forming a new Camp; (2) Holding pre-organizational meetings with the interested parties to instruct them as to the requirements for Camp organization and chartering and to provide them information on the Order's Constitution and Regulations and the Department's Bylaws; (3) Obtaining a Camp number for new Camps from the Department Commander; (4) Holding Camp Organizational meetings and serving, in the absence of the Department Commander, Senior Vice Commander and Junior Vice Commander, as the installing officer; (5) Ensuring that all new Camp organization and chartering paperwork is completed and fees are submitted to the Department Secretary/Treasurer.

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Position description last updated August 2003