Founding President & Treasurer, Dana Hussey

Dana Hussey has over 30 years of veterans service in the state of New Hampshire.  A longstanding and active VFW member, he received his eligibility through service in DaNang Viet Nam 1972-1973.   Hussey was integral in founding the Veterans Foundation and currently serves as the organization’s treasurer.

Since joining VFW Post 1772 in 1978 Dana has served all levels at Post level, two (2) terms as Post Commander (All State Co-Captain 1989 and All-State Commander 2002).  He served two (2) years as District Judge Advocate then moved through the chairs to become District Commander in 1990, Finishing that year as an All American District Commander. Dana served two (2) years as State Judge Advocate , Elected State Jr. Vice Commander in
1994, State Sr. Vice in 1995 ( Completing then ailing State Commander Joe Tomasino’s year for him and moving on to be State Commander in 1996.

Elected to the Board of Trustees of the VFW National Home for Children in 2001 to represent District One for a 6 year term. Elected President of the Board of Trustees for 2005-2006. During this term of Office the National Home reversed a nearly $3 million deficit, built two (2) new homes for the first time in over 40 years and approved the first balanced budget in over 20 years.

Dana served as State Adjutant from 1998 thru 2004 and was re-appointed in 2006 thru 2012, currently serving his 12th appointment as State Adjutant, was elected in October 2008 to complete the unexpired term as State Quartermaster through June 2009 and has been re-elected for the 10th term as Post Quartermaster.

Dana has been serving as Post Quartermaster for six (10) years and for all Ten years has been awarded All State Post Quartermaster, 2007-2008 Captain of the All-State Quartermasters.

In the private sector, Dana served in the United States Air Force from 1971 to 1977 and got his GED in 1971 while serving at McCord Air Force Base. After being discharged in 1977 Dana drove Tractor Trailer cross Country for 2 years for North American Van Lines then moved back to his home state of New Hampshire to live. He had several driving jobs until hired by Waste Management in 1984 as a truck driver. Dana quickly worked his way up through the ranks to become the Environmental Health and Safety Manager. He was subsequently let go due to a reduction in force in 1997 and started working for the VFW in 1998 and now proudly serves the Veterans Foundation of New Hampshire.