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
ALMobileSouth Alabama Veteran's CouncilLou Lartigue, Council President, 251-471-4322
ALPhoenixChattahoochee Valley CVEBSFC (Ret) Bettye Brewer, 334-650-5844

Mayo (Biff) Hadden, 706-615-2455
ARTexarkanaTexarkana CVEBGregory Beck (Chair)
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
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
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
CASan DiegoSan Diego One VA Community Advocacy BoardRon Stark (Co-Chair), Program Manager, Mental Health Systems, 619-339-6092

John S. Meyer (Co-Chair), Program Director, Veterans Affordable Housing Program, 619-892-5983
CALos AngelesLos Angeles Regional CVEB (Visit the website)Steve Peck (Co-chair), U.S.Vets
CASacramentoGreater Sacramento CVEB (Visit the Facebook Page)Melissa Washington, Co-chair, Women Veterans Alliance

Matthew Ceccato
CALoma LindaInland Empire Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB)Carla Thornton, Crafton Hills College

Greg Coker (Co-Chair), Reaching New Heights Foundation

Richard Valdez (Co-Chair), DAV
CAOrange CountyOrange County Veterans and Military Families Collaborative (OCVMFC) (Visit the Facebook page and Visit the website)Denton Knapp
CASan Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo County Veterans Services CollaborativePaul Worsham (President)

Sandy Murry (Vice President)
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
COAlamosaVeterans Coalition of San Luis Valley (Visit the website)Richard Nagley (CEO/Co-Chair), 719-496-7234
CODenverUnited Veterans Coalition (Visit the website)Jim Craig, President, 307-751-2108

Dennis Orr, Vice President, 303-870-7953
CODenver/Colorado Springs Metro AreaJoining Community Forces (JCF) Colorado (Visit the website)Suzanne Buemi, 720-250-1186
COMontroseWelcome Home Alliance for VeteransMike Trickey, 970-765-2210

April Herd
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
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
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
FLPensacolaPensacola Veterans Support Organizations Network (PVSON) (Visit the website)Lori Milkeris, 850-474-2550

Mark Harden
FLFt. LauderdaleMission United of Broward CountyJustin Stuckart (Chair), President of the Veteran Business Development Center, 920-257-7845

Stella Tokar (Vice Chair), Chief Executive Officer B.O.L.D. Consulting and Coaching, 954-804-0352
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
FLJacksonvilleNortheast Florida Veterans Advocacy BoardMichael P. Fleming, BG USA (R)

Bruce Thompson, Exec. Dir. Vets4Vets
GAAtlantaVETLANTA (Visit the website)Board Contact:

Llyod Knight, President VETLANTA
IABettendorfUnityPoint Health - Trinity Military Advisory Committee (MAC) (Visit the website)
Cities include Davenport IA, Rock Island IL, Moline IL, Bettendorf IA, and East Moline IL
Daniel Joiner, Director of Community Engagement, UnityPoint Health Trinity

Major General Yves Fontaine, USA (ret.)
IADes MoinesIowa Commission of Veteran AffairsElizabeth Ledvina Chairperson
ILChicagoIllinois Joining Forces (Visit the website)Dr. Stephen Curda, Executive Director Illinois Joining Forces (IJF), 630-750-5522
ILCarbondaleSouthern Illinois Veterans CoalitionPaul S. Copeland, Coordinator, Veterans Services

Siu Carbondale, 618-453-1317

Tina Griffiths, John A Logan College, 618-925-2445
ILNo. ChicagoVeterans Community Partner NetworkDean Adams
INIndianapolisJoining Community Forces IndianaCarolyn Brown (Co-Chair), Easterseals Crossroads

Buzz Smith (Co-Chair), Easterseals Crossroads
INFt. WayneNortheast Indiana Military Assistance NetworkEric Flores, Northeast Indiana Military Assistance Network, 260-249-5922
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
KYLouisvilleVeterans Community Alliance of Louisville (Visit the website)Stacey Norris (Chair), 502-287-6050

Vickie Lincks (Co-chair), 502-635-6539
KYLexingtonVeterans Resources of Central/Southeastern Kentucky (VRUCK)Phyllis Abbott (Co-chair), 859-806-4297

Pat Ryan (Co-chair), 859-221-1041
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
MDHagerstownWashington County CVEB (Visit Facebook page)Teresa Spruill (Chair)

Tasha Powell (Vice Chair)
MDFrederickFrederick County Community Veterans Engagement Board (FC CVEB)Diana Modelski (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
MEPortlandPortland - Maine Military Community Network (MMCN)Alley Smith-Morrissey (Co-Chair), Veterans Inc.

Camden Ege (Co-Chair), University of Southern Maine
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
MIAnn ArborRegion 9 Veterans Community Action Team (R9VCAT) (View Region Map)Eric Fretz (Chair)

Jessica Van Cleave, Michigan Works
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
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
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
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
MNMinneapolis/St. PaulSt. Paul Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Steering CommitteeDavid Boden (Chair), President/CEO HIWAY Federal Credit Union, 800-899-5626
MNDuluthNorthstar Inter-Service Family Assistance CommitteePaul Pederson (Co-Chair), MN Assistance Council for Veterans, 218-722-8763
MNSt. CloudCentral Minnesota Warriors to Citizens Initiative (W2CI)Anita Harris, University of Minnesota Extension Specialist, 320-203-6106

Mike Mills, 320-281-2009
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
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
MOKansas CityAfter Action Network (AAN)Joseph Williams, Founder and CEO, After Action Network, 816-810-1680
MOColumbiaCentral Missouri Community Veterans Engagement BoardStar Cathcart, Welcome Home, Operations Director
MSJacksonMississippi Community Veteran Engagement Board (MCVEB)Jeff Hammond (Co-chair); Major General (Retired); Director, Veteran and Military Affairs, University of Southern Mississippi; 601-264-4629

LTC Rebecca M. Jenner, USA (ret.) (Co-chair) and State of MS Higher Education, 228-669-4884
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
MTMissoulaVeteran Support Network (VSN) - Missoula Region (Visit the website)Anton Johnson, 406-721-4918 (x2348)

Shannon Noble, 406-542-5754
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)
NCWinston-SalemTriad Community Veterans CoalitionRuss Ditzel (Chair)

Louis Britt (Secretary)
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)
NCCharlottePiedmont Veterans CoalitionDiane Weekley (Co-Chair), Veterans Bridge Home Charlotte Network Director

Scott Garlow (Co-Chair), Director of Mecklenburg County Veterans Service
NCFayettevilleCommunity Blueprint of Fayetteville (Visit their Facebook page)Paul Berry (Chair), Veterans Bridge Home Network Director

Susan Deckant, Community Blueprint Greater Fort Bragg
NCJacksonvilleOnslow County Council Veteran OrganizationPaul Levesque (President), OCCVO
NCGreenvilleEast Carolina Veterans CoalitionScott Barker, (Co-Chair), Procurement Counselor, Small Business and Technology Development Center, ECU

Phil Torango (Co-Chair)
NDBismarckND Cares CoalitionConnie Sprynczynatyk (Chair)

Darcie Handt, ND Cares Executive Director, 701-333-2012
NELincolnVeteran and Family Task ForceTeri Clark, Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors
NHManchesterNew Hampshire MyVA Community BoardDan Marcek (Chair), Founder Vetflix
NJNewarkVeterans and Community Collaborative NetworkJean O'Brien

Jack Fanous (Co-chair)
NJSouthern CountiesMyVA Southern NJ [Cape May, Atlantic, Cumberland, Salem Counties, Gloucester, Burlington and Camden]Terri Illes (Chair), American Red Cross/NJ Region, 609-480-1033

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

NVRenoTruckee Meadows Veteran Community Collaborative [In Collaboration with Joining Community Forces]Alvin P. Bolton, LTC, LG (Co-chair), Director Military Family Support Services, Nevada National Guard, 775-384-5800

Terri Hendry, Communications Director (Co-Chair), Nevada Department of Veterans Services, 775-825-9755
NVLas VegasMyVA Southern Nevada Veteran Community Engagement Board (Visit the website)Nina Ridgeway, Co-chair, Goodwill, Career Connections and Veteran Integration Program Manager, 702-214-2042
NYNew YorkMetropolitan NYC Veterans Community Engagement Board [In coordination with AmericaServes]Dan McSweeney, 202-486-1522

Joe Bello, 646-401-1295
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
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
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
NYCanandaiguaThe Finger Lakes Veterans Advocacy Council (FLVAC)Wayne Thompson (Chair), 585-703-9163

Dave Poteet (Vice Chair)
OHDaytonGreater Miami Valley MyVeteran Community BoardCassie Barlow (Co-chair), Executive Director, Aerospace Professional Development Center, Wright State University, 937-429-7804

John McCance (Co-chair), McCance Consulting
OHClevelandNortheast Ohio Veterans Community Task ForceRick DeChant, Executive Director, Veterans Initiative, Cuyahoga Community College, 216-987-3193

Jon Reiss, Executive Director, Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission, 216-698-2611
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
OKTulsaMayor's Veteran Advisory CouncilConnie Hurt, Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager, Tulsa Council Chairman, 918-833-7732 (o), 918-625-0348 (c)
ORWhite CityJackson County Veterans Advisory CommitteeBob Huff, Chair
PAPittsburghMilitary and Veterans in Greater PittsburghMegan Andros, Program Officer, Community and Economic Development, Heinz Endowments

Ben Stahl, 412-325-8468
PAPhiladelphiaDelaware Valley Veterans ConsortiumHugo Lentze (Chair), Travis Manion Foundation
PASmethportMcKean County BoardZachariah (Zach) Pearson, Director of McKean County Veterans Affairs, 814-887-3241

Billy Sutton, CareerLink Veterans Employment Representative, 814-363-9100
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 (associated with America's Warrior Partnership)
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
SCFlorencePee Dee Area Veterans Advisory Council (PDAVAC)Randy Godbold

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

Wayne Jackson (Vice-Commander), 843-250-8859
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
TNMountain HomeTri-Cities Military Affairs Council (TC-MAC) (Visit the website)Cynthia Humphrey, 423-915-6069

Ernie Rumsby, 954-687-6943
TNChattanoogaSoutheast TN Veterans CoalitionMickey McCamish (Chair)
TNKnoxvilleEast Tennessee Military Affairs Council (ETMAC) (Visit the website)Owen Ragland, President

Patrice Collins, Admin Officer, 865-637-4550
TNClarksvilleMontgomery County Veterans Coalition (Visit the website)Sherry Pickering
TXHoustonCombined Arms (Visit the website)John W. Boerstler (Co-Chair), CEO Combined Arms

Kevin Doffing (Co-Chair), COO Combined Arms
TXAmarilloAmarillo CVEBPaul Harpole (Co-Chair), 806-679-0911

Robert Dempsey (Co-Chair), 806-683-2052
TXTylerEast Texas Veterans Community Council (ETVCC)Jim Snow (Co-Chair), 903-363-2212

Susan Campbell (Co-Chair), 903-363-5275
TXSan AntonioSan Antonio Region CVEBLizette Davis (Co-Chair), 210-414-5600

Queta Rodriguez (Co-Chair), 512-516-0035
TXMcAllenRio Grande Valley CVEBGerardo 'Jerry' Garza (Co-Chair)

Melissa Escamilla (Co-Chair), 956-278-0751 x335
TXHoustonGulf Coast Regional Veterans Coordinating CouncilCornelius Blackshear (Co-Chair), 713-685-2721

Dr. Cristy Gamez (Co-Chair), 713-838-9050
TXLongviewNortheast Texas CVEBRoger Morris (Co-Chair), 903-806-8769

Lori Thomas (Co-Chair), 903-316-6478
TXEl PasoEl Paso Borderplex CVEBBenjamin Miranda (Co-Chair)

Paul Albright (Co-Chair)
TXAlbileneWest Central Texas Region Veteran Coordinating CouncilScotty Henderson, 325-201-1834

Lawrence Denton, JR., 325-670-9689
TXAustinVeterans Leadership Task Force CVEBLarry Wallace Jr. (Co-Chair), 682-365-7557
VALynchburgLynchburg Area Veterans Council Inc.Otto Davis (President, Chair and co-founder), (434) 525-5295 or cell (434) 426-7200

Sarah Maddox (Co-founder), (434) 213-3661
VARoanokeRoanoke Valley Veterans CouncilDan Karnes (Chair), Chair of Roanoke Valley Veterans Council
VAPiedmontPiedmont Area Veterans CouncilSarah Maddox, Co-founder, 434-213-3661
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
VASterlingLoudoun County Community Veterans Engagement Board (LCCVEB)James Mullen, Chairman

Christy Kenady, Secretary
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
WASpokaneVeterans First (Visit the website)Brian Newberry, Executive Director, Leadership Spokane, (509) 321-3627, cell (509) 475-2262

Dean Salvio, Program Manager, Supportive Services Veterans Families (SSVF) at Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest, 509-838-4246
WIMilwaukeeVeterans Health CoalitionPatricia Clason, 414-374-5433
WIWausauMarathon County Veterans Resource CoalitionGil Holcomb (Chair)
WIAppletonFox Valley Veterans Council (Visit the website)James Strong, Chairman, Fox Valley Veterans Council, Inc., 920-809-4299
WIMadisonVeterans Community Action Network of South-Central Wisconsin - VetsCANConnie Walker (Chair), 920-460-5033
WIGreen BayVeterans Mentor Group
WVHuntingtonVeterans Committee for Civic ImprovementFred Buchanan (Chair), Veterans Committee for Civic Improvement, 304-654-9934
WVMartinsburgFour-State Community Veterans Engagement Board (Visit the website)Simone Hawthorne (Chair), 304-240-0969

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