Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs
Alaska Veterans Advocacy Council (AVAC)
Front Row: John Guin, Ron Huffman, Bert Hall, Governor Parnell, Joe Fields, Marcia Hoffman Devoe (VA), Ron Eller, Pam Beale, Dawn Harris (DMVA)
Back Row: Suellyn Wright Novak, Verdie Bowen (DMVA), Terrance Pardee, Mayfield Evens, Dave Cote, Josh Temple (Veterans Caucus)
Not in Attendance: Bob Murray, Dick Dworsky
The Alaska Veteransí Advisory Councilís mission is to address the needs and concerns of all of Alaskaís veterans, their dependants, and survivors and improve recognition of Alaskaís veterans. As per Administrative Order 164, the Council serves as an advisory body to the Office of Veteransí Affairs, the Department of Military and Veteransí Affairs, and the Governor.
The Council carries out its mission by making prioritized recommendations on suggested, existing or pending state legislation, regulations, administration policy, and the budget to ensure the delivery of needed state and federal veteransí entitlements, benefits and services.
The Council is dedicated to the concerns of the Alaska veteransí community as a whole, and does not act on behalf of individual veteransí concerns.
If you have any issues you wish to present to the A.V.A.C please contact the Veterans Affairs Coordinator, Office of Veterans Affairs, at 428-6016.