Del Webb Lakewood Ranch
Association of Veterans and Military Supporters Directors

Rich Greenberg - President

Rich Greenberg Lakewood Ranch AVMS PresidentBorn in the Bronx, New York, Rich was commissioned as an Infantry Second Lieutenant in June 1968. He served in Vietnam as a combat infantry platoon leader with the 101st Airborne and then as Battalion Adjutant following his promotion to Captain. In addition to AVMS, he is a life member of the 101st Airborne Association; Military Officers of America, Saratoga Chapter; Vietnam Veterans of America; and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Prior to COVID-19, Rich had just begun volunteering with the Yellow Ribbon Program at Turning Points, serving homeless and at-risk veterans in Manatee County.

Rich spent nearly 50 years in commercial Construction Management including the last 15 years as a Construction Consult to debt lenders and equity investors on major construction projects. Rich and his wife Amy moved to Del Webb in February 2018.

Be sure to read Rich's President's Message.

John Bastiani - Vice President

John Bastiani AVMS Vice PresidentJohn was born in Albany, N.Y. and joined the U.S. Marine Corp Reserve Unit located there in 1967.

His career in transportation took his family to New Jersey in 1986 where he worked in the Air Cargo industry at Newark Airport and at a major Ocean Cargo Terminal at The Port of Elizabeth as VP of Operations until retiring in 2013.

He and his wife Kathy moved to Del Webb in December of 2018 and are enjoying this great community. Living in the Sarasota/Bradenton area has been great for John’s music performance “hobby”.

They have a son and two Granddaughters living in the Boston area.

Dave Chervin - Secretary

Dave Chervin Lakewood Ranch AVMS SecretaryDave grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He moved to Atlanta after college in 1972.

Dave moved to Del Webb in September 2019 with his wife Terry, and their two dogs: Manny and Grace.

He retired from Verizon Wireless after 25 years in a variety of positions.

Dave says his father was a World War II combat veteran, and a very active volunteer at several V.A. hospitals in Cleveland.

Dave stated, "Being a member of A.V.M.S is my opportunity to continue his legacy."

Steve Milbrod - Treasurer

Steve Milbrod Lakewood Ranch AVMS TreasurerSteve is a long-time military supporter and comes to us after a 35 year career in the television broadcast industry.

In addition to Steve’s professional career, Steve enjoys expressing his creative abilities to develop memorable events for our AVMS membership and Del Webb community.

Deb DiStefano - Member-at-Large

Deb DiStefano Lakewood Ranch AVMS Member At Large

Deb is a retired Project and Program Manager for the Laboratory Services Division of the Federal Aviation Administration, WJH Technical Center in Atlantic City, NJ.

She originates from Brigantine, NJ, moved into Del Webb in 2018, and has been an active member of AVMS since that time.

Deb served as the organization's Supply Officer for 3 years. She most recently chaired AVMS's Operation Thanksgiving.


Sergeant of Arms: Paul Cote

Supply Officer: Gaile Boyle

Event Coordinator:

Historian Committee Coordinator: Steve Milbrod