Department Commander Kilen
Orletta Kilen was confirmed as the 2016-2017 Department Commander at to the annual Department Convention in Fargo, ND, on June 24-26. Department Commander Kilen hails from Almont, ND and is a 23-year member of her post. She has served as District 7 Vice-Commander, District 7 Commander, West Region Vice Commander and Department Commander-Elect. Orletta has also served on the ACOVA for nine years and served on the ND Veteran’s Home Board for seven years. Kilen served 22 years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves and retired as a Lt. Col.