AFSA Convention

The 2017 Air Force Sergeants Association Division 1 Annual Convention & Reunion will convene from 23 - 25 Mar, 2017. It will be held at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center, 10823 Chidlaw Rd, Dayton, OH 45433.


March 23 – 25, 2017

“Service, Honor, Commitment”
Join your AFSA family at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center, 10823 Chidlaw Rd, Dayton, OH 45433

We have a wonderful convention planned for you, offering multiple opportunities to attend briefings and training sessions, share knowledge with other Division 1 Chapters, make new friends and catch-up with some old ones, and share in some fraternalism and fellowship, as well.

Your Benefits!     Your Fight!     It’s a Family Affair!     Stay Involved!

Your attendance will make this convention really special and your support will help the continued growth of Division 1 and our great Air Force Sergeants Association.  AFSA continues to fight hard to educate Congress on preserving benefits for all of us and our families.  Your future is important to us and protecting those benefits is more important now than ever before.  We urge you to attend the meetings and the briefings to find out what's being done on your behalf and how you can get involved.


CMSAF #8 Sam E. Parish
AFSA International Vice President, Fred F. Dembinski
AFSA International Past President – John P. May

2017 Division 1 Election ResultsOpen Position
  • President - SMSgt (Ret) Frank Bearse
  • 1st Trustee - MSgt (Ret) James "JP" Monahan
  • 3rd Trustee - SMSgt Jessica Mcwain
  • 5th Trustee - SMSgt Ryan Holmes

2016 Division 1 Elections ResultsDivision 1 Elected Officials:
  • President - SMSgt (Ret) Frank Bearse
  • Vice President - SMSgt David McCoy
  • Trustee 1 - MSgt (Ret) James Monahan
  • Trustee 2 - MSgt (Ret) Bob Staats
  • Trustee 3 - CMSgt (Ret) Ruben Garcia
  • Trustee 4 - SSgt Christopher Boyer
  • Trustee 5 - MSgt Jessica McWain
Appointed Officials are as follow:
  • Treasurer - TSgt (ret) Jeff Stepanek
  • Secretary - Mrs. Karin Staats
  • Senior Advisor - CMSgt (Ret) William McMullen
  • Legislative Chair - CMSgt (Ret) William McMullen
  • Membership Chair – SMSgt David McCoy
  • Chaplain – TSgt (Ret) Jeffrey Stepanek
The Early Bird convention registration rate is $120 if received by March 2nd and $140 for all registrations received after March 2nd. The Convention Overview on the last page contains more convention details. Confirmations will also be sent out via USPS, and/or email, along with a hotel brochure.

Hotel Registration

All Hotel Reservations must be made through AFSA Division 1 and may be made by submitting the Reservation/Registration Form. We must receive your reservations by March 2nd to ensure the availability of rooms at our special convention rate.

Our convention hotel rates are good from Wednesday, March 22nd thru Saturday, March 25th (with check out on the 26th)!

Submit your form with a check made out to AFSA DIVISION 1 in the amount equal to $94 times the number of your hotel room nights.

Those desiring to use PayPal will need to submit the request via email or designate it on any or all of the forms (Reservation/Registration, Ad Contract, etc.).

Uniform of the Day or any combo of blues for active duty attendees if you are attending in permissive TDY status. AFSA blazers or coat and tie for the men; appropriate business attire for the ladies.