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Veterans Service Office Advisory Committee


The Veterans Advisory Committee (VAC) is composed of individuals representing Douglas County Veterans and their Dependents. There are 9 seats on the Board. The primary function of the Veterans Service Office Advisory Board is to advise and assist the Veterans Service Office and County Commissioners in carrying out the purposes of the Veterans Service Office and its programs.

Meetings are open to the public and are held quarterly on the fourth Wednesday at 3:00 PM beginning with January 25, 2012. Please call the Veterans Service Office for information, next meeting date, time, place.

Advisory Board Appointment Process:
Vacancies are advertised in the media.

  • Applications are available by contacting the Veterans Services office at 541-440-4219, by the link on this web site, or from the Board of Commissioners office.
  • All applications must be turned into the Board of Commissioners office.
  • The VAC Advisory Board will review all applications and make recommendations.
  • The Health Administrator will review all applications, the VAC recommendation and write a recommendation to the Board of Commissioners for appointment.
  • All applicants will be notified of the status of their application.
 

Forms
 
  VAC Application Form  
   
  VAC County Ordinance  
   
  VAC By-laws  
     

Advisory Members Era/Representation Date Term Expires
  Bud Bessey Vietnam War 12/31/2013
  Carol Hunt Family WWII, Vietnam War 12/31/2014
  Dirk Kruysman Persian Gulf War 12/31/2014
  Jerry Anderson Persian Gulf War, OEF/OIF, Vietnam 12/31/2014
  Jim Little Vietnam War 12/31/2013
  Larry Hill Vietnam 12/31/2013
  Mike Hendricks, Chairman Vietnam War 12/31/2013
  Rick Sciapiti Vietnam War 12/31/2013
  Roger Arnold Vietnam War, Korean Era 12/31/2014