the Advisory Committee on Veterans Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO)

About the Advisory Committee on Veterans Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach

The Advisory Committee on Veterans Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO) is chartered to assess the employment and training needs of veterans, and their integration into the workforce; to determine the extent to which the programs and activities of the U.S. Department of Labor are meeting such needs; to assist the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans Employment and Training with outreach to employers, related to the advantages of hiring veterans; and to make recommendations with respect to training and employer outreach activities positioned to advance the employment situation of veterans.

ACVETEO Membership February 1, 2019 — January 31, 2022

ACVETEO Membership February 1, 2019 — January 31, 2022
Member Name Affiliation / Experience Member Designation Term Expires
Kayla Williams Center for a New American Security Recognized Authority (Training) 1/31/2022

Jim Lorraine

America’s Warrior Partnership Recognized Authority (Training) 1/31/2022

Gary Harter

Utah Department of Veteran Affairs Recognized Authority (Employment) 1/31/2022

Pamela Johnson

Goodwill Industries Recognized Authority (Rehabilitation) 1/31/2022

Keith Nattrass

General Motors Recognized Authority (Business) 1/31/2022

Anthony Lowe

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Veteran Service Organization Rep. 1/31/2022

Jeff Hall

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Veteran Service Organization Rep. 1/31/2022

James Schmeling

Student Veterans of America Veteran Service Organization Rep. 1/31/2022

Louis Celli

American Legion Veteran Service Organization Rep. 1/31/2022

Wendi Safstrom

Executive Director of the SHRM Foundation Society for Human Resource Management Rep.
(Mandated Organization)
1/31/2022

Eric Eversole *

Vice President and Exec. Dir., Hiring Our Heroes Program U.S. Chamber of Commerce Rep.
(Mandated Organization)
1/31/2022

Lori Adams

Policy Director & NLx Senior Advisor National Association of State Workforce Agencies Rep.
(Mandated Organization)
1/31/2022

Stephen Parker

Legislative Director, Education and Workforce National Governors Association Rep.
(Mandated Organization)
1/31/2022

Darrell Roberts

Executive Director, Helmets to Hardhats Labor Union or Organization Rep.
(Mandated Organization)
1/31/2022

Mary Blasinsky

Sr. Vice-President & Chief of Staff National Federation of Independent Business Rep.
(Mandated Organization)
1/31/2022

Michael McDermott

President of Arcadia Group Business Roundtable Rep
(Mandated Organization)
1/31/2022

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Ex-officio, nonvoting member of the ACVETEO N/A

**

Secretary of Defense Ex-officio, nonvoting member of the ACVETEO N/A

**

Director, Office of Personnel Management Ex-officio, nonvoting member of the ACVETEO N/A

**

Assistant Secretary - VETS Ex-officio, nonvoting member of the ACVETEO N/A

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Assistant Secretary - ETA Ex-officio, nonvoting member of the ACVETEO N/A

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Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration Ex-officio, nonvoting member of the ACVETEO N/A

* Chairman
** Ex-officio members designated by senior official