Olen (Andy) Anderson
Executive Vice President & President (Elect)
Andy was born and raised in Foreman, Arkansas. When he turned 18, Andy went Little Rock where he joined the U.S. Navy and attended boot camp in San Diego. He then supported VP-19 (Orion P-2V) out of North Island where he worked in the flight office. In 1966, Andy joined the crew of the USS TICONDEROGA (CVA-14) as an undesignated Airman in V-4 Division. By 1970, Andy returned to Foreman, Arkansas, where he worked at a service station for a spell, then move on to a saw mill, and in 1972 he went to Red River Army Depot for the next 20 years as a tank mechanic. In the early 1980's, Andy worked construction before being employed as a maintenance supervisor for a local school district several years. For another 20 years, Andy drove a school bus and since then, he occasionally fills in as a substitute teacher for both elementary and high schools.
Andy joined the Association in 2017.