Type Regular
Objective The Commission shall advise and assist the Board of Supervisors on matters relating to veterans and their families as may pertain to meeting their needs for veteran's benefits, housing, food; shelter, transportation, and employment.
Established 1967-10-31
Authority Veterans Commission is established by County Administrative Code Title 2, Chapter 2.92; O-2016-19 and By-laws approved 3/29/17
Agency/Dept Social Services Agency
Location 6955 Foothill Blvd, Suite 300    Oakland CA  94605    QIC: 24550
Staff Person Anthony Marchante Work: 510-577-5611
Term (Seats) 3 years, with a maximum of 12 successive years or until a successor has been designated.
Meetings San Leandro Library, 300 Estudillo Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577. Third Monday of the month (Except July and December and unless otherwise noted)
Qualifications Veteran must be honorably discharged from the military service; be a registered voter of the County of Alameda; all qualifying requirements must be verified by the organizations they represent and by the nominating committee.
Appointments American Legion (2); Veterans of Foreign Wars (2); Vietnam Veterans of America (2); Disabled American Veterans (2); American Veterans of Wars, AMVETS (1); Female Veterans (Member at Large) (2); Marine Corp League (1); District 1 (Member at Large) (1); District 2 (Member at Large) (1); District 3 (Member at Large) (1); District 4 (Member at Large) (1); District 5 (Member at Large) (1); Ex-Officio position representing widows and dependents of veterans may be appointed in advisory capacity only (1); and (2) additional At Large positions.