The New York American Legion Press Association (NYALPA) aims to promote excellence in public relations and journalism throughout the Legion Family in New York State.
Membership is open to members of the Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion who have an interest in or who perform various communications functions — such as newsletter editor, webmaster, web journalist, photographer, videographer, radio journalist, PR officer. Professional journalists and PR practitioners who belong to the Legion Family are also encouraged to join the press association.
The Press Associations sponsors an annual communications contest. The deadline is April 15.
The Press Association offers the Albert M. Becker Memorial Scholarship for a high school senior or graduate planning to pursue a degree in a communications field. Annual deadline is April 15.
Treasurer & Executive Director
Toba A. LaCrown
Patrick R. Rourk
Robert G. Stronach