Commission on Veterans Affairs

Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • First Thursday of every month
  • 1st Floor Meeting Room
    220 S. Main Street
    Bel Air, MD 21014

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Members

V

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  •  Hayden J. Anthony, vice chair
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Robert E. Appleby
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Lisa J. Brown
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Robert A. Brown, chairperson
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Arthur F. Kaff
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Scott A. Kearby                                                                                                          Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • William H. Montgomery III  
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Pamela S. Silcox
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
Representing the general public
  • Jennifer M. Button
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Dennis B. Miller
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Denise E. Perry
    Term expires: December 5, 2022
  • Victor R. Petrosino
    Term expires: December 5, 2020
County council appointment
  • Councilman Andre v. Johnson
    December 5, 2022
Harford Community College recommendation (ex-officio)
  • Janice C. Cassady
    Term expires: December 5, 2022                                                                                 

Citizen who owns/operates local business, recommended by Harford Chamber of Commerce (ex-officio)

  •  Michael S. Ray, vice chair
    Term expires: December 5, 2022


APG garrison commander or designee

  •  Vacant

About the Commission


The Commission on Veterans Affairs consists of up to 16 members. Membership includes veterans from various military services, a county citizen who is an educator from Harford Community College, a county resident appointed by the county council, and a county citizen who owns or operates a local business recommended by the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. Members are appointed by the county executive and confirmed by the county council. The term of each member is coterminous with the county executive.

The commission was created by Harford County Code, Article XII, Section 9-75


Duties


A summary of the commission's duties include:
  • Establish a forum for all Harford County veterans of military services, without regard to race, creed, gender, organizational affiliation, political or economic status
  • Maintain coordinated communication with county and local governments, businesses, and veterans of the county
  • Provide assistance, guidance, and information to the business and academic communities and the government to ensure adequate consideration of veterans in employment, education, training, and public programs