Community Veterans Engagement Boards (CVEBs) State Listing - Veterans Experience Office (VEO)
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Community Veterans Engagement Boards (CVEBs) State Listing

State/ Terr City Board Name POC(s)
AKAnchorageAlaska Coalition for Veterans and Military Families (Visit the website)Magen James (Executive Director), Alaska Forget Me Not Coalition, 907-334-0873

Octavia L. Thompson (Co-Chair), J1, Director of Manpower and Personnel; State Family Program Director, JFHQ Alaska National Guard, 907-428-6680

Verdie Bowen (Facilitator), Director, Office of Veteran Affairs, Alaska Department of Military and Veteran Affairs, 907-334-0874
AZPhoenixBe Connected Community Network - Central ArizonaAngel Juarez, (Co-Chair), Department Adjutant, American Legion, 602-264-7706

Thomas Winkel, (Co-Chair), Director of Community Engagement, Arizona Coalition for Military Families, 602-753-8802
CASan DiegoSan Diego One VA Community Advocacy BoardRon Stark (Co-Chair), Program Manager, Mental Health Systems, 619-339-6092

Megan Hawker, (Co-Chair), Interfaith Services
COColorado SpringsPikes Peak Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB) (Visit the website)Kate Hatten (Co-Chair), President/CEO, Peak Military Care Network, 719-527-3965

Bob McLaughlin (Co-Chair), Chief Operating Officer, Mt. Carmel Center for Excellence, 719-575-7104
CTHartfordConnecticut Community Veteran Engagement BoardMichael Criscuolo, SAA Director, Office of Higher Education, Connecticut State Approving Agency

Jill Klepacki O'Connor (Co-Chair), Co-Founder-Military & Veteran's Support Coalition; Sr. Projects Manager, Aetna
DEWilmingtonMyVA Community DE [In coordination with Delaware Joining Forces]Larence Kirby (Chair), Executive Director, Delaware Commission on Veterans Affairs, 302-739-2293

Christine Kubik (Vice Chair), Community Relations/Delaware Joining Forces, Delaware National Guard, 302-326-7582
FLBay PinesBay Pines/Pinellas Community Veteran Engagement BoardBrett Miller (Co-Chair), 727-409-3015

Milton White (Co-Chair), 727-873-4467
INIndianapolisJoining Community Forces IndianaCarolyn Baumgartle, (Co-Chair), Easterseals Crossroads

Buzz Smith (Co-Chair), Easterseals Crossroads
LANew OrleansNew Orleans MyVA Community CouncilLarry L. Jones (Co-Chair), District of Louisiana Knights of Columbus, New Orleans Mayor's Military Advisory Committee, 504-738-9339
MDBaltimoreChesapeake Veteran AllianceRobert Hartman (Co-Chair), Representative, Vietnam Veterans of America, 301-620-2180

Curtis Jones, (CO-Chair), Veteran Advocate
MIAnn ArborRegion 9 Veterans Community Action Team (R9VCAT) (View Region Map)Eric Fretz (Chair)

Jessica Van Cleave, Michigan Works
MNMinneapolis/St. PaulSt. Paul Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Steering CommitteeDavid Boden (Chair), President/CEO HIWAY Federal Credit Union, 800-899-5626
MTHelenaLewis and Clark County Joining Community Forces Initiative (Visit the website)Steve Garrison (Co-Chair), Retired Colonel, 406-461-7971

Brandy Keely (President and Co-Chair Emeritus), VA Services Coordinator, Carroll College, 406-447-4550
NCWinston-SalemTriad Community Veterans CoalitionRuss Ditzel (Chair)

Louis Britt (Secretary)
NDBismarckND Cares CoalitionConnie Sprynczynatyk (Chair)

Darcie Handt, ND Cares Executive Director, 701-333-2012
NYNew YorkMetropolitan NYC Veterans Community Engagement Board [In coordination with AmericaServes]Dan McSweeney, 202-486-1522

Joe Bello, 646-401-1295
OHDaytonGreater Miami Valley MyVeteran Community BoardCassie Barlow (Co-chair), President, Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education, 937-258-8890

John McCance (Co-chair), McCance Consulting
OKOklahoma CityOklahoma Veterans Council (Visit the website)Pete Peterson (Co-chair), Vietnam Veterans of America, 405-608-0449

Danny Oliver (Co-chair), State Adjutant, Disabled American Veterans, 918-261-9233
PAPittsburghMilitary and Veterans in Greater PittsburghMegan Andros, Program Officer, Community and Economic Development, Heinz Endowments

Ben Stahl, 412-325-8468
SDSioux FallsCommunity Action for Veterans (CAV)/MILVETSSteve Ennis (Co-Chair), Mortgage Loan Officer, Service First Federal Credit Union, 651-208-8366

Jill Baker (Co-Chair), (US Army Veteran), 605-361-8501
COAlamosaVeterans Coalition of San Luis Valley (Visit the website)Richard Nagley (CEO/Co-Chair), 719-496-7234
VTNorthfieldMilitary Family Community Network (MFCN) Joining Community Forces (JCF)Miriam Boyle (Chair), State Family Program Coordinator
WASeattleMyVA Puget Sound Community Engagement Board [In Coordination with Community Blueprint]Mike Schindler (Chair), CEO Operation Military Family Cares, 877-516-8323
WVHuntingtonVeterans Committee for Civic ImprovementFred Buchanan (Chair), Veterans Committee for Civic Improvement, 304-654-9934
KSWichitaGreater Wichita Area Veterans Advocacy BoardJohn Buckley, Military Relations Advisor, Koch Industries, 316-828-4784

Julie Sanders, Veterans Upward Bound, Wichita State University, 316-978-6743
NVRenoMilitary, Veterans and Family Community CoalitionLTC Harold Woomer, (Chair), Director Military & Family Support Services
DCWashingtonCapitol Network Veterans Engagement BoardAnthony Cancelosi (Co-chair), CEO Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, 202-454-6409

Charles Eggleston (Co-chair), State Commander, Military Order of the Purple Heart, 301-332-7053
NJNewarkVeterans and Community Collaborative NetworkJean O'Brien

Jack Fanous (Co-chair)
GAAtlantaVETLANTA (Visit the website)Board Contact:

Llyod Knight, President VETLANTA
PAPhiladelphiaDelaware Valley Veterans ConsortiumHugo Lentze (Chair), Travis Manion Foundation
SCColumbiaMidlands Veterans Engagement Council (MVEC)Dan Hennigan (Co-chair), Chairman, Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 803-834-1331

COL Ronnie Taylor (Co-chair), South Carolina National Guard,, 803-530-0879
SCGreenvilleUpstate Veterans Alliance Network (UVAN)Charlie Hall (Co-chair), Upstate Warrior Solution

Kevin McBride (Co-Chair), Prisma Health
NYBuffaloMyVA Western New York Community BoardKathy Zunner (acting Co-Chair), Chief Development Officer Veterans One-stop Center of WNY, Inc., 716-898-0110 ext. 131
FLPensacolaPensacola Veterans Support Organizations Network (PVSON) (Visit the website)Lori Milkeris, 850-474-2550

Mark Harden
SCCharlestonLowcountry Veterans Engagement Team (LVET)Mat Garrison (Co-Chair), Veteran/Military/ROTC Research and Liaison Director, College of Charleston

Mark Holyfield (Co-Chair), Executive Director, Vantage Point
MOSt. LouisGateway Community Veterans Engagement BoardCassie A. Strom (Co-chair), Volunteer Attorney Veterans Advocacy Project, Major General (R) USAF, 314-977-5452

E. Tracy Beckette (Co-chair), Brigadier General (R), AUSA, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA), Missouri (East), 314-420-3832
OKTulsaMayor's Veteran Advisory CouncilConnie Hurt, Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager, Tulsa Council Chairman, 918-833-7732 (o), 918-625-0348 (c)
CALos AngelesLos Angeles Regional CVEB (Visit the website)Larry Van Kuran, (Chair), American Legion
WVMartinsburgFour-State Community Veterans Engagement Board (Visit the website)Simone Hawthorne (Chair), 304-240-0969
MIWest MichiganWest Michigan Veterans Coalition (Region 4 VCAT) (Visit website)Elena Bridges, Chair, WMVC

Brandi McBride, Vice Chair, WMVC

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MISouthwest MichiganRegion 8 Veterans Community Action Team (View Region Map)Patrick Lothamer, Volunteers of America

Stoney Summey, St. Joseph County Veterans Services
KYLouisvilleVeterans Community Alliance of Louisville (Visit the website)Stacey Norris (Chair), 502-287-6050

Vickie Lincks (Co-chair), 502-635-6539
NELincolnVeteran and Family Task ForceTeri Clark, Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors
VALynchburgLynchburg Area Veterans Council Inc.Otto Davis (President, Chair and co-founder), (434) 525-5295 or cell (434) 426-7200

Sarah Maddox (Co-founder)
FLFt. LauderdaleMission United of Broward CountyJames Heaton (Chair), Senior Director, Mission United, 954-453-3757
VARoanokeRoanoke Valley Veterans CouncilDan Karnes (Chair), Chair of Roanoke Valley Veterans Council
MNDuluthNorthstar Inter-Service Family Assistance CommitteePaul Pederson (Co-Chair), MN Assistance Council for Veterans, 218-722-8763
MILansingLansing Area Veterans Resource Coalition (Region 7 VCAT) (View Region Map)Robert Nelson, Volunteers of America, 517-899-9419

Heather Nystrom, Michigan Army National Guard, 517-481-8319
NHManchesterNew Hampshire MyVA Community BoardDan Marcek (Chair), Founder Vetflix
NJSouthern CountiesMyVA Southern NJ [Cape May, Atlantic, Cumberland, Salem Counties, Gloucester, Burlington and Camden]Terri Illes (Chair)

Chaplain Floyd White LTC NJANG (Ret.), 856-906-6978

NCAshevilleBlue Ridge Veterans Community Partnership (Visit the website)Leigh Tabor (Co-Chair), Macon County VSO

Jeremy Hughes (Co-Chair, DMVA Region 1 Manager)

Allan Perkal (Co-Chair)
KYLexingtonVeterans Resources of Central/Southeastern Kentucky (VRUCK)Phyllis Abbott (Co-chair), 859-806-4297

Pat Ryan (Co-chair), 859-221-1041
MOKansas CityAfter Action Network (AAN)Joseph Williams, Founder and CEO, After Action Network, 816-810-1680
ILChicagoIllinois Joining Forces (Visit the website)Dr. Stephen Curda, Executive Director Illinois Joining Forces (IJF), 630-750-5522
MIGaylordNorthern Michigan Veterans Coalition - Region 3 VCAT (Northeast) (View Region Map)Doug Robinson (Co-chair), Workforce Development Agency, Michigan Works!, DVOP

Wendy Von Doloski, Co-chair
MIDetroitRegion 10 Veterans Community Action Team (Detroit Metro)Gabriella Barthlow (Co-chair), AFSC, 586-783-1398

Crystal Kinsman (Co-chair), Michigan Workforce Development Agency, DVOP, 586-447-9222
MITraverse CityVCAT 2 Veterans Community Action Team (Northwest Region) (View Region Map)Melodie Linebaugh (Chairman), Homeless Program Manager, 231-947-3780
MISaginawRegion 5 Veterans Community Action Team (Saginaw)Chris Stanton (Co-Chair), Michigan Veteran Education Initiative, 9897736622

Dave Homan (Co-Chair), Oakbridge Inn Veterans Shelter, 989-386-2233
OHClevelandNortheast Ohio Veterans Community Task ForceRick DeChant, CEO/Owner, DeChant Strategic Connections, 216-536-6776

Jon Reiss, Executive Director, Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission, 216-698-2611
NCCharlottePiedmont Veterans CoalitionDiane Weekley (Co-Chair), Veterans Bridge Home Charlotte Network Director

Scott Garlow (Co-Chair), Director of Mecklenburg County Veterans Service
MNSt. CloudCentral Minnesota Warriors to Citizens Initiative (W2CI)Anita Harris, University of Minnesota Extension Specialist, 320-203-6106

Mike Mills, 320-281-2009
CODenverUnited Veterans Coalition (Visit the website)Jim Craig, President, 307-751-2108

Dennis Orr, Vice President, 303-870-7953
MTMissoulaVeteran Support Network (VSN) - Missoula Region (Visit the website)Anton Johnson, 406-721-4918 (x2348)

Shannon Noble, 406-542-5754
NVLas VegasMyVA Southern Nevada Veteran Community Engagement Board (Visit the website)Toni Giddens, (Chair), Work for Warriors

Eva Secchiari, (Co-Chair), Veterans Lyfe Services
NYLong IslandLong Island Community Veteran Engagement BoardThomas Ronanye, Co-chair, Director, Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency, 631-853-8387 (VETS)

Ralph Esposito, Co-chair, Director, Nassau County Veterans Service Agency, 516-572-6512
NYSyracuseCentral New York Community Veterans Engagement Board at Clear Path for VetsAlex Behm
MIIron MountainRegion 1 Veterans Community Action Team (Upper Peninsula)Stephen Gillotte, Co-chair, 906-828-9610

Ron Munro, Co-chair, 906-440-0679

Scott Cleary, Co-chair, 906-235-9390
NYAlbanyNew York State Council of Veteran Organizations (NYSCVO)Tom DeMeo, President and Co-chair, 518-275-7216

Bob Becker, Legislative Director and Co-chair, 518-428-7793
AZTucsonBe Connected Community Network - Southern ArizonaThomas Winkel, Director, Arizona Coalition for Military Families, 602-753-8802

Brett Rustand, Southern Arizona Military/Veteran Community Network, 520-425-7028
NCFayettevilleCommunity Blueprint of Fayetteville (Visit their Facebook page)Paul Berry (Chair), Veterans Bridge Home Network Director

Susan Deckant, Community Blueprint Greater Fort Bragg
INFt. WayneNortheast Indiana Military Assistance NetworkEric Flores, Northeast Indiana Military Assistance Network, 260-249-5922
ORWhite CityJackson County Veterans Advisory CommitteeBob Huff, Chair
VAPiedmontPiedmont Area Veterans CouncilSarah Maddox, Co-founder, 434-213-3661
ALMobileSouth Alabama Veteran's CouncilLou Lartigue, Council President, 251-471-4322
AZPrescottBe Connected Community Network - Northern ArizonaThomas Winkel, Director, Arizona Coalition for Military Families

Peter Kloeber, Chairman, Arizona Veterans' Services Advisory Commission; Chairman, Northern Arizona Veterans Coalition; Vice President, Arizona Council of Chapters MOAA, 928-890-7500
WIMilwaukeeVeterans Health CoalitionPatricia Clason, 414-374-5433
TXHoustonCombined Arms (Visit the website)Mia Garcia, (Co-Chair), 888-737-3112

Bryan Escobedo, (Co-Chair), 888-737-3112
TNBristol, Johnson City, KingsportTri-Cities Military Affairs Council (TC-MAC) (Visit the website)Cynthia Humphrey, (Co-Chair)
WASpokaneVeterans FirstDave Lucas, USMC Veteran

Mary Nelson, American Red Cross
NCJacksonvilleOnslow County Council Veteran OrganizationPaul Levesque (President), OCCVO
MOColumbiaCentral Missouri Community Veterans Engagement BoardStar Cathcart, Welcome Home, Operations Director
PASmethportMcKean County BoardByron Sutton, CareerLink Veterans Employment Representative, 814-363-9100

Alvin Loveless, Director of McKean County Veterans Affairs, 814-887-3241
ILCarbondaleSouthern Illinois Veterans CoalitionPaul S. Copeland, Coordinator, Veterans Services

Siu Carbondale, 618-453-1317

Tina Griffiths, John A Logan College, 618-925-2445
MDHagerstownWashington County CVEB (Visit Facebook page)Teresa Spruill (Chair)

Tasha Powell (Vice Chair)
CASacramentoGreater Sacramento CVEB (Visit the Facebook Page)Matthew Ceccato, (Chair), District Director, Office of Congressman Ami Bera, M.D.
TXAmarilloAmarillo CVEBPaul Harpole (Co-Chair), 806-679-0911

Robert Dempsey (Co-Chair), 806-683-2052
FLTampaMission United of Hillsborough CountyGeorge Howell (Chair), Holland and Knight, 813-227-6410

Jeff Cathey (Vice Chair), Bank of America Senior VP of Military Afffairs, 813-225-8377
SCFlorencePee Dee Area Veterans Advisory Council (PDAVAC)Randy Godbold

Rick Walden (Commander, PDAVAC), 843-731-5919

Wayne Jackson (Vice-Commander), 843-250-8859
TNChattanoogaSoutheast TN Veterans CoalitionMickey McCamish (Chair)
NCGreenvilleEast Carolina Veterans CoalitionScott Barker, (Co-Chair), Procurement Counselor, Small Business and Technology Development Center, ECU

Phil Torango (Co-Chair)
MEAugustaKennebec - Maine Military Community Network (MMCN)Jess Quinn (Co-Chair), Kennebec County Sheriff's Office, 207-623-2270 x1241

Ken Mason (Co-Chair), Kennebec County Sheriff's Office, 207-623-3614 x1240
CODenver/Colorado Springs Metro AreaJoining Community Forces (JCF) Colorado (Visit the website)Suzanne Buemi, 720-250-1186
TXTylerEast Texas Veterans Community Council (ETVCC)Jim Snow (Co-Chair), 903-363-2212

Susan Campbell (Co-Chair), 903-363-5275
CALoma LindaInland Empire Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB)Greg Coker (Co-Chair), Reaching New Heights Foundation

Richard Valdez (Co-Chair), DAV
VAWinchesterNorthern Shenandoah Valley Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB)Adam Packham (Chair), Founder of Heroes on the River

Ashley Moslak (Vice Chair), Veteran Outreach Jobs for Veterans State Grant, 540-660-0050
WIWausauMarathon County Veterans Resource CoalitionGil Holcomb (Chair)
MDFrederickFrederick County Community Veterans Engagement Board (FC CVEB)Diana Modelski (Chair)
TXSan AntonioSan Antonio Region CVEBLizette Davis (Co-Chair), 210-414-5600

Queta Rodriguez (Co-Chair), 512-516-0035
CAOrange CountyOrange County Veterans and Military Families Collaborative (OCVMFC)Pete Seitz, (Chair)
MEPortlandPortland - Maine Military Community Network (MMCN)Lorrie Spaulding, (Co-Chair), University of Southern Maine Director of Veterans Services
TXMcAllenRio Grande Valley CVEBGerardo 'Jerry' Garza (Co-Chair)

Melissa Escamilla (Co-Chair), 956-278-0751 x335
MELewiston/AuburnLewiston/Auburn - Maine Military Community Network (MMCN)Jerry DeWitt (Co-Chair), Tri-County Mental Health Services

Jamie Demers (Co-Chair), Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services
IABettendorfUnityPoint Health - Trinity Military Advisory Committee (Quad Cities CVEB) (Visit the website)
Quad Cities includes Davenport & Bettendorf, IA, and Rock Island, Moline, & East Moline, IL
Sherri Behr DeVrieze, Military Program Coordinator, 309-779-2802
TNKnoxvilleEast Tennessee Military Affairs Council (ETMAC) (Visit the website)Patrice Collins, Admin Officer, 865-637-4550
ARTexarkanaTexarkana CVEBGregory Beck (Chair)
FLJacksonvilleNortheast Florida Veterans Advocacy BoardMichael P. Fleming, BG USA (R)

Bruce Thompson, Exec. Dir. Vets4Vets
TXHoustonGulf Coast Regional Veterans Coordinating CouncilKrystle Matthews, Ed.D., HRD, (Co-Chair), 832-728-3624

Jason Williams, (Co-Chair), 281-876-6600
TXLongviewNortheast Texas CVEBRoger Morris (Co-Chair), 903-806-8769

Lori Thomas (Co-Chair), 903-316-6478
VASterlingLoudoun County Community Veterans Engagement Board (LCCVEB)James Mullen, Chairman

Christy Kenady, Secretary
WIAppletonFox Valley Veterans Council (Visit the website)James Strong, Chairman, Fox Valley Veterans Council, Inc., 920-809-4299
TXEl PasoEl Paso Borderplex CVEBBenjamin Miranda (Co-Chair)

Paul Albright (Co-Chair)
CASan Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo County Veterans Services CollaborativePaul Worsham (Chair)

Alan McKean, (President), Employee Development Department

Jim Stitt, (Vice President)
TNClarksvilleMontgomery County Veterans Coalition (Visit the website)Sherry Pickering
MTGreat FallsJCF North Central MontanaSteve Lynch (Chair), 406-788-6534
MTKalispellVeterans Coalition of Northwest Montana (Visit the website)Mike Shepard (President)

Nan Wise (Executive Assistant)
COMontroseWelcome Home Alliance for VeteransMike Trickey, 970-765-2210

April Herd
TXAlbileneWest Central Texas Region Veteran Coordinating CouncilScotty Henderson, 325-201-1834

Lawrence Denton, JR., 325-670-9689
MNMinneapolisTwin Cities Military and Veteran Leadership Council (TCMVLC)Jon Lovald, LTC (Ret) Army, Chief, Operation Offer for the MN Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC), 612-360-3627

Alan Ramos
WIMadisonVeterans Community Action Network of South-Central Wisconsin - VetsCANConnie Walker (Chair), 920-460-5033
NYCanandaiguaThe Finger Lakes Veterans Advocacy Council (FLVAC)Wayne Thompson (Chair), 585-703-9163

Dave Poteet (Vice Chair)
TXAustinVeterans Leadership Task Force CVEBLarry Wallace Jr. (Co-Chair), 682-365-7557
ALPhoenixChattahoochee Valley CVEBSFC (Ret) Bettye Brewer, 334-650-5844

Mayo (Biff) Hadden, 706-615-2455
IADes MoinesIowa Commission of Veteran AffairsElizabeth Ledvina Chairperson
ILNo. ChicagoVeterans Community Partner NetworkDean Adams
WIGreen BayVeterans Mentor Group
NCDurhamGreater Triangle Veterans, Military, and Family Alliance (VMFA)Brooke Dickhart, (Chair), The Joel Fund, Executive Director

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