Texas Veterans Commission seeks candidates for advisory committees

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Source: Texas Veterans Commission Facebook

AUSTIN – The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) announced it is seeking qualified applicants to serve on its advisory committees. Advisory committees serve the TVC by making recommendations and/or providing key information and materials to the Commission.

The Texas Veterans Commission has established the following three advisory committees which have member positions available:

Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) Advisory Committee
This committee evaluates grant applications and provides recommendations to the TVC on the awarding of grants to organizations that provide direct services to veterans.

Veterans County Service Officer (VCSO) Advisory Committee
This committee develops recommendations to improve the support and training of VCSOs. It crafts recommendations to increase coordination between VCSOs and the TVC related to the statewide network of services being provided to veterans.

Veterans Services Advisory Committee
This committee develops recommendations to the TVC on improving overall services to veterans, their families, and survivors. TVC leadership will provide veteran service priorities and issues to the Veterans Services Advisory Committee for analysis and feedback.

The agency said those interested in applying to become an advisory committee member may find information including qualifications and membership applications here.

Applications will be reviewed starting September 1. Any application submitted after the September 1 date will be considered for the following year’s selection process.

The TVC assists veterans with receiving their benefits, providing funding to agencies which provide direct services to veterans and administration of the Hazlewood Act education benefits. Learn more here.

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