Tim Lankford Assistant Director of Education for The American Legion National Headquarters

Tim Lankford Assistant Director of Education Attends ALMBS

Tim is the Assistant Director of Education for The American Legion National Headquarters. After growing up in rural Mississippi, Tim joined the U.S. Marines of which he is a proud veteran. After a brief stint with the Memphis Police Department, Tim finished his Bachelor of Science in Education at The University of Memphis. He was inducted into Teach for America and moved to Indianapolis, IN upon graduation. While teaching, Tim earned his Masters of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education from Marian University. He left the classroom after 4.5 years to pursue his passions of education and advocacy for veterans by accepting his current role.

Tim volunteers as mentor with the Starfish Initiative, as a local leader for Team Red, White, and Blue, and at his local post – University Veterans Post 360. He also enjoys running, the gun range, his dogs, exploring outdoors, gaming, and writing. He

WVU President E. Gordon Gee Speaks to ALMBS

Dr. E. Gordon Gee is one of America’s most prominent higher education leaders, having helmed universities for more than three decades. In 2009, Time magazine named him one of the top 10 university presidents in the United States.

In 2014, Gee returned to West Virginia University, where his career as a university president began. His leadership goals include putting students first, advancing the university’s research agenda, partnering with West Virginia communities and making sure that 1.8 million West Virginians know in their hearts and minds that West Virginia University is their university.

Born in Vernal, Utah, Gee graduated from the University of Utah with an honors degree in history and earned his J.D. and Ed.D. degrees from Columbia University. He clerked under Chief Justice David T. Lewis of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals before being named a judicial fellow and staff assistant to the

ATTENTION WV High School and American Legion Post Representatives: There was a delay in processing and mailing of the WV High School and American Legion Post packets and we have extended the initial preferred deadlines for response from 11/4/2022 to 11/18/2022. Please accept our apologies for the delay.