Veterans Advisory Council
The council shall hold meetings at least once a month at a designated time and place, such meetings to be called "state meetings." the council shall hold other meetings at the call of the chairman of the council, or upon the written request of any three members of the council.
|1||Dustin Byers, Chair||American Legion Number 84||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|2||Shawn Simmons, Vice Chair||American Legion Number 620||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|3||Stephanie Nimitz, Secretary||American Legion Number 587||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|4||John Dyer||American Legion Number 264||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|5||Henry Silva||American Legion Number 192||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|6||Carolyn Macola||American Legion Number 775||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|7||John Schance||American Legion Number 169||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|8||Kathleen Schance||Marine Corps League Det 1247||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|9||Donald Goard||Navy League||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|10||Christopher Anthony||Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3010||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|11||Maggie DeJesus||Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1487||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
|12||Lawrence Laverne||American Legion Number 84||1 year/replaced||Board of Supervisors|
The council shall be composed entirely of veterans and members shall be appointed in the following manner: each post, camp or barracks of each veterans’ organization that exists in Placer County, and recognized by the county of Placer, state of California, and which included, but is not limited to, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and American Veterans (Amvets), shall designate one of their members for appointment to the council. The names of the veterans so designated by such veterans’ organizations shall be submitted to the board of supervisors as the duly appointed members of the council. The term of office of the members of the council shall be for a period of one year from the date of their appointment or until their successors shall have been designated and appointed as above provided.
The council shall operate under and by authority of the board of supervisors, and it shall be its duty to make to the board of supervisors such recommendations from time to time as may be pertinent to the work of the service office, and which in the judgment of the council may be deemed necessary and proper in the furtherance of the work of such office to coordinate the activities of the various veterans organizations; civic, patriotic and fraternal bodies in the interest of veteran welfare. It will meet with the various federal, state and local governmental agencies in securing such aid for veterans or their dependents as provided by law, and will assist in the promotion of such legislation and policy beneficial to the harmony and welfare of the veteran.
Conflict of Interest
Members of the council shall receive $30 per meeting attended, with a maximum limit on compensation for 18 meetings per county fiscal year; actual and necessary expenses incidental to the proper execution of their duties and responsibilities, and such necessary traveling and other official expenditures necessitated by their official duties as shall be approved by the board of supervisors.