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Tim Ward Selected as Ohio Nominee for SAR Central District Vice President General

At the Ohio Society Sons of the American Revolution Annual Meeting held on May 6th, 2017, Timothy E. Ward of the Northeastern Ohio Chapter was selected as the nominee from Ohio for Central District Vice President General 2018 – 2019.

The Central District of the Sons of the American Revolution is comprised of the state SAR societies in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia.  The Vice President General assists the President General in the affairs of the National Society, and is established as a General Officer of the SAR.

On a rotating basis, they are nominated by the state societies within a district and elected by a majority vote of delegates at the Annual Congress of the National Society, where they are installed into office. Upon election, the member serves for a period of one year.

The incumbent Vice President General is Thomas L. Payne of the Kentucky Society, serving from 2016 – 2017.  The Vice President General for 2017 – 2018 will be Robert B. Fish, Jr. of the West Virginia Society.

Ward has been a member of the Sons of the American Revolution since 2002.  He is past Ohio Society State President, and presently serves as state Genealogist, Alternate National Trustee, and National Society Inspector General.  He is an Ohio Society Samuel Hubbard Scott Laureate, and a National Society Minuteman, both being the highest awards a member can receive at the state and national levels.

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