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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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To apply for a committee, please complete our online committee application or download the PDF and mail your application to us.

Committee Documents & Minutes


Name  Title  Term Begin  Term End 
James Seagraves Member 10/14/2020 09/30/2022
Pete Pringle Member  10/01/2021 09/30/2023
John F. Howard  Member  10/01/2020 09/30/2022
Bob Huff  Member  10/01/2021 09/30/2023
Joey Minear Member  11/10/2021 09/30/2023
James W. Lewis             Member  10/01/2021 09/30/2023
Matthew Havniear Member 10/01/2021 09/30/2023
Troy Ferguson Member 10/01/2021 09/30/2023
James Snyder Member 10/14/2020 09/30/2022
Richard Thibodo Member  11/10/2021 09/30/2023

Veterans' Advisory Committee Regular Meeting

  • 1/27/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Author: Rochelle Scott
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Event date: 1/27/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Export event

Due to planning and response for COVID-19, this Regular Meeting of the Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee will convene via Zoom videoconference / teleconference. Please download the agenda for ZOOM meeting access link or contact HHS at (541) 774-8240 for the information to access the meeting.

If an accommodation, auxiliary aid, or service is needed to participate in a County meeting, please contact the Human Resources Office at, 541-774-6036, TTY/TDD 711 or 800-735-2900. Requests made at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, preferably in writing, will assist County staff in providing the accommodation.

For information regarding the Veterans' Advisory Committee, to review past minutes, or apply for membership, please visit: Veterans' Advisory Committee - Jackson County, Oregon (

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