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Jerry Tiarsmith
Membership Director

Jerry Tiarsmith currently serves on the Board of Directors and as Membership Committee Chair of the Johns Creek Veterans Association. In addition to those duties and other special projects, he volunteers for the Color Guard. He served in both the Navy and Army performing a variety of duties worldwide. He has been a member of the Association since 2014.

Jerry and his wife, Carol, are the proud parents to four grown children and they reside in Sandy Springs. He has been an advocate for veterans since 1971 and is a Life Member of the VFW as well as an active member in several other Veterans Service Organizations.

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Mike Roman
History Project Director

Mike Roman enlisted in the U. S. Army on March 8, 1968 from South Bend IN. He trained for a 14 months in the States before deploying to Vietnam on May 6, 1969. Base camps were in Can Tho and Cam Ranh Bay. Mike returned from Vietnam on November 13, 1970 and then to civilian life.

Since the late 1980’s Mike’s work focused on manufacturing and distribution companies to find / implement / enhance business management systems. Mike uses Change Management, Business Process Re-Engineering, Education, Project Management, ERP software selection, ERP implementation, and ERP System re-implementation to add value to his clients.

Mike is a founding member of the Johns Creek Veterans Association and holds memberships in VetBuds and the VFW. Other volunteer work includes APICS, the Association for Supply Chain Management, as a member of an exam writing committee member.

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David Vargas
Communications Director

David Vargas hails from Boston, Massachusetts where he owned and operated several successful private electronic repair centers and was the manager of state of the art corporate data and technological firm. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems and has worked in computer technology for more than 30 years. In addition, David has more than 40 years experience in management and Stereo & TV repair, a field in which he holds a Massachusetts Master Technician’s License.

An honorably discharged United States Army paratrooper and Vietnam Veteran, Vargas began his stint in Fort Campbell, Kentucky as a member of the 101st Airborne. In June of 1967 he went on to join the prestigious 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam and returned to the US in Dec 1968.