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Center for Minority Veterans (CMV)

Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans

2014 Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans

Appointed by the Secretary, The Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans (ACMV) was established under Public Law 103-446 § 510, November 2, 1994.  The Committee consists of veterans who represent respective minority groups and are recognized authorities in fields pertinent to the needs of the minority group they embody.  The Committee responsibilities include:

  • Advising the Secretary and Congress on VA’s administration of benefits and provisions of healthcare, benefits, and services to minority Veterans.
  • Providing an Annual report to congress outlining recommendations, concerns and observations on VA’s delivery of services to minority Veterans.
  • Meeting with VA officials, Veteran Service Organizations, and other stakeholders to assess the Department’s efforts in providing benefits and outreach to Minority Veterans.
  • Making periodic site visits and holding town hall meetings with Veterans to address their concerns.

Access the biographies of the current Advisory Committee members.

Flagpole at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
ACMV members arriving at cemetery
April 2013—ACMV Chair and Members arrive at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois to be briefed by the Director.

ACMV members receive briefing and tour
Mobile Healthcare Unit
April 2013—ACMV Chair and Members receive briefing and a tour one of the mobile healthcare units for VA Hines Hospital.

ACMV members conduct town hall meeting
April 2013—ACMV Chair and Members conduct a town hall in down town Chicago, Il to listen to Veterans and family issues.

Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans host a Town Hall Meeting at the VFW during their site visit to San Antonio, TX
April 2012—Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans host a Town Hall Meeting at the VFW during their site visit to San Antonio, TX.

Deputy Director of the Center for Minority Veterans introduces the Chairman
April 2012—Deputy Director of the Center for Minority Veterans introduces the Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans.

Are you interested in serving on the Advisory Committee for Minority Veterans?

Application Process:

  1. Download and complete the ACMV Application;
  2. Attach a copy of your DD-214;
  3. Resume and;
  4. Provide three (3) references with contact information.
  5. Fax the package to:
    Center for Minority Veterans
    (202) 273-7092

Annual Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans Reports

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
2008 2007 2006 2005  

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