Veterans Issues

Joint Hearing

Senate Veterans Affairs & House Veterans Affairs Committees

Thursday, March 23, 2017

NOB Hearing Room 1

 

Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance by Chairman Vulakovich

Welcome & Introductions 

Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Representative Steve Barrar, Chairman
House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Senator Jay Costa, Democrat Chairman
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Representative Chris Sainato, Democrat Chairman
House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Member Introductions

Hearing on Veterans’ Issues

9:15 a.m.

Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Brigadier General Anthony J. Carrelli
Adjutant General

Major General (Ret.) Eric Weller
Deputy Adjutant General for Veterans Affairs

9:45 a.m. 

Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission
Glenn Pasewicz, Executive Director – Attachment
Helen Khanzhina, Project Manager

10:15 a.m.  

Veterans Organizations
John Brenner, Chairman
PA Veterans Commission

Keith Beebe, Chairman of the Legislative Committee
PA War Veterans Council

10:45 a.m.

Harold Cooney, Northeast Region Liaison
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
Military Community and Family Policy

Adjournment

Additional Testimony:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs