Veterans Affairs Commission

Purpose

Veterans Affairs Commission – advises and assists the Board of Supervisors on matters relating to veterans and their families as may pertain to meeting their needs for veteran's benefits, housing, food, shelter, transportation, and employment.

  • Assist in all veterans' observance days during the year:
    •  Vietnam War Veterans' Day (29th of March, Annually)
    •  Armed Forces Day (3rd Saturday in May)
    •  Memorial Day (Last Monday, May)
    •  Independence Day (4th of July, Annually)
    •  Korean War Veterans' Armistice Day (27 July, Annually)
    •  Navy Day (27th of October, Annually)
    •  Veterans' Day (11th November, Annually)
  • Promote, develop & identify the needs if the veterans and their families;
  • Submit recommendations to the Boards of Supervisors regarding programs, plans, goals, policy & procedures dealing with veteran services;
  • Review annually the status of veterans' benefits; AND
  • Study, investigate & research veterans' matters in Alameda County so that veterans can be coordinated and maximized.

REQUIRED ETHICS TRAINING:

State of California Code Section 53235, AB 1234 Local Agencies: Compensation and Ethics Requirement Mandate [Two (2) hours mandatory online ethics education and training within one (1) year of appointment of commissioners]. Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) - Free online training: http://localethics.fppc.ca.gov/login.aspx

To learn more information about meetings, agenda items, etc., please contact the Alameda County Veterans Service Office (CVSO), 510-577-1926 or veterans@acgov.org.

Visit our Board of Supervisors' Boards, Commissions & Committees page.

Recurring event

Veterans Affairs Commission

Third Monday of each month - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Online

Veterans Affairs Commission

Meets every third Monday of the month, online from 10am - 12pm.

To access the agenda (normally available at least 72 hours in advance) for this meeting as well as previous minutes, please visit our Veterans Affairs Commission page.

To participate in the meetings of the Veterans Affairs Commission, join online via Zoom:
https://zoom.us/j/99526750740?pwd=YlpjQ1JsRm5FM2VsNndTL3FZRmg0Zz09

Or Dial-in by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
Meeting ID: 995 2675 0740
Passcode: 995735

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