Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans - Center for Minority Veterans (CMV)
Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.
Attention A T users. To access the combo box on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Press the alt key and then the down arrow. 2. Use the up and down arrows to navigate this combo box. 3. Press enter on the item you wish to view. This will take you to the page listed.
Veterans Crisis Line Badge

Center for Minority Veterans (CMV)


Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans


03/24/2020   In accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, our office staff is operating 100% remotely via telework. If you’ve faxed an application for membership on the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to the Center for Minority Veterans, please follow up with an email or leave us a voicemail at (202) 461-6191, so we can ensure your personal information is secured and properly protected.

03/17/2020 – Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on July 15, 2020. Read the full notice »

Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans - December 2019

About the Committee

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.

Serve as a Committee Member

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

*We have completed the review process for selection of applicants to serve in Fiscal Year 2019.  Applications received between June 2018 and June 2019 will be held for review/selection for Fiscal Year 2020 appointments.

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

Subscribe to Receive Email Updates

Contact Us