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ODVS Advisory Committee

This committee serves to advise and assist the Ohio Department of Veterans Services in its duties as per Ohio Revised Code section 5902.02 (j & k).  The committee shall elect a chairperson and a vice chairperson at committee's annual meeting which shall be the last Thursday of October of each year.  In addition to the annual meeting of the committee, the committee shall meet at least once per quarter at a time and place determined by the chairperson of the veterans advisory committee.

Committee Chairs:
Chair: LeRoy Clendenen
Vice-Chair: John Maurer

Members include:

A representative of the American Legion
A representative of the AMVETS
A representative of the Army and Navy Union, U.S.A.
A representative of Catholic War Veterans of the U.S.A.
A representative of the Disabled American Veterans
A representative of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.
A representative of the Korean War Veterans Association
A representative of the Marine Corps League
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A representative of the Military Officers Association of America
A representative of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the U.S.A.
A representative of the office of the National Guard Association of the United States
A representative of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
A representative of the Vietnam Veterans of America
Three representatives of the Ohio State Association of County Veterans Service Commissioners (combined vote of 1)
Three representatives of the State Association of County Veterans Service Officers (combined vote of 1)
One representative of the County Commissioners Association of Ohio
A representative of the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans
A representative of a labor organization
A representative of the office of the Attorney General