About us

AMVETS California Charities is dedicated to empowering all Veterans, Active duty personnel, their families and communities; through funding of quality programs that will strengthen their future

Serving veterans...

with quality programs designed to meet the changing need of veterans and their families.

In the community...

veterans are giving back and finding new ways to continue their service.

Outreach and support...

paving the way for California veterans to attain quality services that will ensure that their future is secure

Who are we

Our board members are devoted to serving Veterans in California.

Enrique Rudino


Joe Juarez

Vice President

Ken Faulkner


Turner Houston

Chief Financial Officer

David Black

​Department Commander

Smokey Rickerd

Executive Director