Veterans Advisory Committee


  • 3 pm
  • 2nd Tuesday of every other month (bimonthly)
  • Meetings are virtual-only until further notice - see below for details
  • Douglas County Courthouse

    1036 SE Douglas Avenue
    Room 7
    Roseburg, OR 97470

Virtual Meeting

Contact DCVSO staff at 541-440-4219 for virtual meeting details.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Advisory MemberEra / RepresentationDate Term Expires
Mel Cheney, ChairVietnam WarDecember 31, 2022
Jerry AndersonPersian Gulf War, OEF/OIF, Vietnam WarDecember 31, 2022
Roy BrogdenVietnamDecember 31, 2022
Larry HillVietnam WarDecember 31, 2022
Carol HuntFamily WWII, Vietnam WarDecember 31, 2022
Cindy HoustonOperation Northern Watch (ONW)December 31, 2022
Dawnetta LoomisPGW-OIFDecember 31, 2022
John PiersonVietnam eraFebruary 28, 2021
Tammy TurnerDesert StormDecember 31, 2022

About the Committee

The Veterans Advisory Committee (VAC) is composed of individuals representing Douglas County Veterans and their Dependents. There are 9 seats on the Board. The primary function of the Veterans Service Office Advisory Board is to advise and assist the Veterans Service Office and County Commissioners in carrying out the purposes of the Veterans Service Office and its programs.

Advisory Board Appointment Process

  • Vacancies are advertised in the media. Applications are available on this page from the Board of Commissioners office or by contacting the Veterans Services office at 541-440-4219.
  • All applications must be turned into the Board of Commissioners office.
  • The VAC Advisory Board will review all applications and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.
  • The Board of Commissioners reviews applications based on VAC recommendations and appoints new committee members.
  • All applicants will be notified of the status of their application.