Commission on Veteran's Affairs

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

Members 
  

  •  Lisa J. Brown
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Robert A. Brown, Chair
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • James P. Castelli 
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Scott A. Kearby
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • William H. Montgomery III                                                                                                       Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Pamela S. Silcox
    Term expires: December 3, 2018

 Four Members Representing the General Public

 
  • Hayden J. Anthony
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Arthur F. Kaff
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Mary Worthington, Secretary
    Term expires: December 3, 2018
  • Larry L. Owens
    Term expires: December 3, 2018

Member Appointed by County Council 

  • James V. McMahan, Jr.
    Term expires: December 3, 2018

In Memoriam



  • P. Michael Pezzella
    Term expires: December 3, 2018, passed November 12, 2016

County Citizen Recommended by Harford Community College

  • William O. Elliot                                                                                                                       Term expires: December 3, 2018

County Citizen Who Owns or Operates Local Business, Recommended by Harford County Chamber of Commerce

  • Henry W. Suchting, III                                                                                                             Term expires: December 3, 2018

About the Commission


The Commission on Veterans Affairs consists of 16 members. Membership includes veterans from various military services, county citizen who is an educator from Harford Community College, a county citizen 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 their duties include:
  • To establish a forum for all Harford County veterans of military services, without regard to race, creed, gender, organizational affiliation, political or economic status
  • To maintain coordinated communication with county and local governments, businesses, and veterans of the county
  • To 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