Bob Grabinski was elected Region 6 Director, representing Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin at VVA’s 18th National Convention in New Orleans, La.
Grabinski retired as a master sergeant with 30 years of service in the U.S. Army, Air Force Reserve, and Minnesota National Guard.
A life member, Grabinski joined VVA in 2005, and serves on the National Public Affairs Committee and the National Agent Orange Committee. At the state level, he was the acting president of the Minnesota State Council for two years, and now serves as its vice president. He has also served on the Minnesota State Agent Orange Committee, and has held the positions of treasurer and delegate with Chapter 290 in St. Cloud, Minn.
Grabinski is passionate about a variety of veterans’ issues, and frequently participates in Agent Orange Town Hall meetings, stand downs, parades, and color guards. He also conducts outreach with Minnesota state legislators and other officials.
A Minnesota native, Grabinski now resides in the township of Sterling, Wis., where he has been active in the community. He has served as president and board member of the Monticello (Minn.) Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Monticello United Way, and as a “loaned executive” to the St. Cloud United Way. Grabinski was a member of Lions International and is a Patriot Guard Rider.Send Email