VVA Florida State Council Meetings

The 2019 meetings of the Officers and Delegates of the Vietnam Veterans of America Florida State Council will be held at the Marriott Hotel at Lake Mary, FL. The hotel is just off I-4 north of Orlando at 1501 International Parkway, Lake Mary, FL. Exit 101 from I-4. 

March 1 - 2, 2019

The details for the March 1-2, 2019 meeting are:

March 1 - 3:00 PM - Hospitality Room Opens - Hibiscus Room
March 1 - 3:00 PM - Incarcerated Veterans Committee - Board Room
March 1 - 3:00 PM - Missing in America Presentation - Orchid A or B **
March 1 - 4:00 PM - FVVAF Meeting - Board Room
March 1 - 5:00 PM - Open
March 1 - 5:30 PM -  Photography - Orchid A or B 
March 1 - 6:00 PM - Executive Board Meeting - Board Room
March 1 - 5:30 PM -  Photography - Orchid A or B 
March 2 - 8:00 AM
Hallway outside Orchid Room 
March 2 - 8:30 AM - Florida State Council Meeting 
March 2 - 10:00 AM - AVVA Meeting - Orchid Room

(Note Meeting schedule and times subject to change)
* AVVA Members are invited and encouraged to attend VVA Meeting starting at 8:30 AM 
    ** Florida MIAP will be making three presentations on Friday on MIAP and its mission. There will go from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM will be a dinner break. 7:00 PM – TBD will be MIAP training for those interested in becoming a MIAP volunteer.  The FSC President, Mike Bouscher, would like to see all chapters become involved in MIAP like what was done with Wall of Faces.


Cut-off date for hotel reservations for the March 1 - 2
 meeting for Guaranteed rate and availability February 8, 2019. Anyone not making room reservations prior to cut-off date is on their own for getting a room at the hotel's rate and availability.

The contracted room price for 2019 is $99.00, single or double. There could be additional charges for refrigerators or cots. 

Florida State Council will provide breakfast to all registered guests. Lunch will be on your own. There are several restaurants in the hotel and many more nearby. 

Reservations can be made by calling 
Sara Davis, Group Housing Department @ 1-800-380-7724, Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM.  

You can also reserve online by CLICKING HERE

If you have any problems or questions with your 
reservations, you may contact Gary Newman, VVA FSC Logistics Chair at (904) 269-1857. Email 

Payment of Hotel Room

If you want to take advantage of your chapter's Florida Sales Tax Exemption, mail your payment using a chapter check to:

Orlando Marriott Lake Mary

Attn: Sara Davis 

  • 1501 International Parkway
  • Lake Mary, Florida 32746 USA

Your chapter check along with a copy of your chapter's tax
exemption certificate, MUST 
be received by the hotel by February 8, 2019. 
If you plan on paying by debit or credit card upon check
in be sure to provide a copy of 
your Chapter's Sales Tax
Exemption certificate upon check in. IMPORTANT. State

of Florida Sales Tax regulations only allow you to use a
Chapter debit or credit card 
or Chapter check with your
Florida Sales Tax Exemption Certificate. 

All VVA and AVVA members are welcome to attend 
VVA Florida State Council Meetings, 
however, only Chapter
elected delegates are allowed to vote. One vote per chapter.

All questions should be directed to Gary Newman at 

CLICK HERE for Marriott Lake Mary Website

Scheduled future meetings at the Marriott Lake Mary are:

March 1-2, 2019
June 28-29, 2019
October 11-12, 2019
March 6-7, 2020