Veterans Empowerment Commission

Boards and Authorities

Veterans Empowerment Commission

Upcoming Virtual Meeting:
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m

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VEC Meeting Agenda


FULTON COUNTY VETERANS EMPOWERMENT COMMISSION

Description: (Agenda Item # 22-0644): The Fulton County Veterans Empowerment Commission shall function solely as an advisory body to the Board of Commissioners. The Veterans Commission shall investigate and provide recommendations to the Board of Commissioners of priorities, objectives, and policies which will support the veteran population in Fulton County, Georgia including relevant funding recommendations for public and private programs.

Virtual Meetings: Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. via Zoom. Changes in the scheduling of meetings will be posted at least 24 hours in advance.

Membership/Appointment: Each Commissioner shall appoint two (2) members. Such appointees shall be residents of, or work in Fulton County and shall have military experience or expertise in the areas affecting military veterans.

Term: Veterans Commission members shall serve three (3) year terms, with such term subject to the discretion of the appointing Commissioner, who can remove a member for cause, otherwise such member may continue to serve beyond his/her term until a successor is appointed.

Number of Board Seats: 14

Vacancies: 3

2023 Elected Officers

Dr. Samantha K. Brown-Parks, Chair
Fulton County District 3
Email: doctorsambrown@gmail.com

Patricia Lewis, Vice Chair
Fulton County District 6
Email: ps.lewis@yahoo.com

Secretary Vacant

Appointed Members

James (Jim) Currie
Fulton County At-Large
Email: masatech@mindspring.com

John Walsh
Fulton County District 1
Email: john@johnwalshhomes.com

Richard White
Fulton County District 1
Email: Rickwhite4750@gmail.com

Stephen Leake
Fulton County District 2
Email: sleake@clh-group.com

Michael Moore
Fulton County District 3
Email: resultsatlanta@gmail.com

Anthony Merritt
Fulton County District 5
Email: itisso2@hotmail.com

Patricia Lewis
Fulton County District 6
Email: ps.lewis@yahoo.com

Eldson McGhee
Fulton County District 5
Email: eldsonmcghee@gmail.com

Walter Mitchell
Fulton County District 6
Email: wm354160@gmail.com


Vacancies

Fulton County District 4
Fulton County District 4
Fulton County At-Large