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"We believe surviving spouses and dependent children need an organization dedicated solely to their needs, concerns, and welfare.”

Taunya Offdenkamp, Ethics Chair

Having completed her term as an elected board member, Taunya was appointed as the Ethics Chair for 2018-2019. The Ethics/Oversight Committee helps identify solutions for problems arising from member complaints of one member against another after chapter and region resolution has failed.

The member in question will be notified by the committee and given 30 days to respond to the formal complaint.

All complaints will be handled in a fair and just manner. Ethics/Oversight Committee members will make every effort to follow the 2013 Code of Business Conduct and Ethics governing Not for Profit organizations.

For more information, please visit: GSW Code of Ethical Behavior.

Committee Members:

  • Taunya Offdenkamp, Ethics Chair, 2632 N Gateway Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89115
  • Jeanette Early
  • Margaret Ferguson     


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Additional Sponsors:
Prince of Peace Catholic Church Knights of Columbus - Hoover, AL

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.

Gold Star Wives is a Congressionally Chartered non-profit service organization that is capable of providing services to the active duty and service-connected military surviving spouses.

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Birmingham, Alabama Office
P.O. Box 361986
Birmingham, AL 35236

Phone: 1-888-751-6350

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200 N.Glebe Road Rm 435
Arlington, VA 22203-3755

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)4 National Military Widow/Widowers Service Organization chartered by the United States Congress. Donations are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as trade or business expenses.

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