Dr. Wayne Reynolds of Athens, Alabama, was reelected August 2017 to his fifth term as National Treasurer of VVA at the organization’s 18th National Convention. Reynolds, who served as national treasurer from 2001-2003, is currently serving his 19th year as President of the Vietnam Veterans of America Alabama State Council.
His past VVA national service includes four years on the board of VVA’s affiliated 501(c)(3) charity, the Vietnam Veterans Assistance Fund, four years as secretary of VVA’s Conference of State Council Presidents; and three years as past president of VVA Chapter 511, Athens, Alabama. Reynolds has also served on the following VVA national committees: Finance; Veterans Healthcare; PTSD and Substance Abuse; Constitution; Employment Training Business Opportunities; and Veterans Affairs.
Reynolds, a disabled veteran, served in Vietnam from 1968-69 with the 95th Evacuation and 22nd Surgical Hospitals. He retired after 12 years as a public school superintendent and holds a doctorate in education from Auburn University and a master’s degree in finance. Reynolds has been a registered nurse since 2003 and since 1996, has been the owner and CEO of his own business.
He has been married to Carol for 48 years and is the father of two and the grandfather of two. His son, Wesley, is currently serving in the Air Force as a Physician with the rank of Major. His daughter, Paige Walker, is a Project Manager for the Army in Weapons Research at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.