JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON
10 S OAKDALE AVE
MEDFORD, OR 97501
March 23, 2017
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Veterans' Advisory Committee

The Veterans' Advisory Committee was established in August of 2005.  It consists of 9 -11 members who serve two year terms.

The Veterans' Advisory Committee provides the Board of Commissioners and County Administrator with recommendations and advice on current and future issues which could improve or influence the Veterans Service Office. The group also recommends media and informational strategies to the Veterans' Service Office for dissemination of new and/or altered policies, codes and regulations to veteran organizations, veterans, dependents and survivors as well as to the public.

The Veterans' Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations on funding and staffing issues of the Veterans' Service Office, which would or could affect the level of service to veterans, their dependents and/or survivors. It also recommends and advises the Veterans' Service Office and Director of Health and Human Services on recognition programs and projects for veterans, dependents and survivors.

The Veterans' Advisory Committee provides advocacy support for veteran, dependent and survivor issues with local, state and federal legislators and/or agencies as requested by the County.

To be eligible to serve on the Veteran's Advisory Committee, one must be a resident of Jackson County, is or has been a U. S. Armed Forces veteran who has served and has been honorably discharged/released from active duty, and should represent local veteran organizations, or any other member that the Board of Commissioners deems appropriate.  A DD214 form must be provided with the membership application for proof of honorable discharge.  The Social Security number may be blocked out for security purposes.

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Members
Name  Title  Term Begin  Term End 
Gail German  Member  10/14/2015  09/30/2017 
John F. Howard  Member  12/24/2014 09/30/2018
Bob Huff  Member  10/14/2015 09/30/2017 
Brett Johnson  Member  09/18/2013  09/30/2017 
James W. Lewis             Member  09/18/2013  09/30/2017 
Art Lumley  Member 09/18/2013 09/30/2017 
Don Richie Member 08/13/2014 09/30/2018
Dalton Maurin Member 02/17/2016 09/30/2017
Open Member
Mike Walker  Member  10/14/2015  09/30/2017 
Michael Del Whitfield Member 05/06/2015 09/30/2018