Paralyzed Veterans of America Announces Its FY2025 Executive Committee Election Results
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WASHINGTON, July 1, 2024 ~ Cleveland native Robert Thomas has been re-elected as the national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), the nation's leading nonprofit organization for disabled veterans, their families, and caregivers. This marks Thomas' second term in the organization's highest elected office.

The decision was made by PVA's Board of Directors during their 78th Annual Convention in Minneapolis, MN. Along with PVA's Executive Committee, Thomas will officially begin his new term on July 1.

In a statement, President Thomas expressed his gratitude and dedication to PVA's mission. "I am honored to continue my role as national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America," he said. "Together with our dedicated Executive Committee, we are committed to advocating for and empowering veterans with spinal cord injuries and diseases across the nation."

Thomas also shared his eagerness to build upon his first year as national president and implement positive change in the months ahead.

Joining President Thomas on PVA's Executive Committee for FY2025 are eight distinguished veterans who bring a wealth of experience and dedication to their roles. These include U.S. Air Force veteran Tammy Jones as national senior vice president, U.S. Navy veteran Tom Wheaton as national treasurer, U.S. Air Force veteran Josue Cordova as national vice president, U.S. Army veteran Lawrence "Louie" Mullins as national vice president, U.S. Air Force veteran Ken Ness as national vice president, U.S. Army veteran Anne Robinson as national vice president, U.S. Air Force veteran Marcus Murray as national secretary, and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Charles Brown as immediate past president.

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"We are delighted to announce the re-election of Robert Thomas Jr. and all the incoming members of our Executive Committee," said Carl Blake, CEO of PVA. "Each one is incredibly talented and possesses a passion for PVA that will help us continue our mission of supporting and empowering paralyzed veterans across the country."

As part of the election, Marcus Murray was re-elected to the Executive Committee as national secretary, replacing Louie Mullins who is now serving his first term as national vice president. In another historic moment for PVA, former national vice president Tammy Jones has become the organization's first woman to serve as national senior vice president.

To learn more about President Thomas and PVA's Executive Committee, visit
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