Roberta "Bobbie" Sinner born and raised in Sumter, SC, settled her family in the heart of Lexington, SC.
Bobbie's Auxiliary initial eligibility comes through her grandfather William A "Bill" Weatherly, a World War II veteran, and Past Department Commander and Past Southern Division National Vice Commander of the American Legion. However, Bobbie comes from a long line of service. Her other grandfather is a Vietnam Veteran. Her father, William Scott Jordan served 30 years in the South Carolina Army National Guard and deployed in 2006-2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Bobbie has two uncles, her sister, brother, brother-in-law and her husband, who have served or are serving. Bobbie herself is also currently serving in the South Carolina National Guard and deployed to Afghanistan 2011 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Bobbie served as President of Sumter Unit 15 from July 1, 2014 until June 30, 2016. She has served on the Department level as District 11 President, Zone 4 Vice President, Department Jr. Vice President and Leadership Chairman, Department Senior Vice President & Membership Chairman, and has served on other committees as Chairman or Committee Member. In Unit 15 she has served in numerous positions: President (2014- 2016), Vice President one year (2013-2014), Chairman or committeeman of numerous committees throughout her 33 years of service in the ALA. She joined as a junior member and has been active her entire life (34 years). She has attended Girls State as a delegate and has returned as a counselor for many years.
Bobbie is married to Brandon Sinner, who is a Combat Veteran and served in the United States Army. Brandon and Bobbie are both members of American Legion Post 7. They have 2 daughters Elsie & Esper Sinner, who are both juniors in the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 15.
Bobbie’s mother, Nancy Weatherly Jordan served as Department President (1998-1999) and Southern Division National Vice President (2008-2009). Bobbie’s grandmother, Betty B Weatherly served as Department President (1977-1978), as well. In June Bobbie was elected as Department President of the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of South Carolina, for the 100th year of the American Legion Auxiliary.