BVA Headquarters Staff


Executive Director

Joseph Bogart

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 304

Administrative Director

Brigitte Jones

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 330

Membership Manager

Cecelia Montenegro

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 315

Communications Specialist

Chet Curtis

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 316

National Convention Coordinator

Dawn Jakutowicz

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 313

Human Resources Specialist

Krissi Spence-Gilbert

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 323

Development Specialist

Lindsay Ruais

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 319

Director of Public Affairs

Melanie Brunson

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 305

Bookkeeper

Yvonne Preston

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 324

National Veterans Service Officer & Interim National Field Service Director

Claudia Belk

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 336

National Veterans Claims Representative

James Lewiski

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 334

National Veterans Benefits Officer

Patrick Johnson

Phone: 202-371-8880 ext. 333