Monterey County Military and Veterans Affairs Advisory Commission
Minutes of Meeting September 14, 2011
Sid Williams, Commission Chair, called the meeting to order at 3:05 PM.
Pledge of allegiance
Members present: Sid Williams, Frank Aguillon, Ralph Villar, Abel Quinones, Ron Holland.
Also present: Tom Griffin (VSO), Wes Morrill (MAII, MVAO), Michael McFadden (POA, MVAO).
Not a quorum of members present.
Minutes from July 13 meeting were not read/approved, due to lack of quorum. Will be placed on agenda for next meeting to be approved.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: Tom Griffin, VSO, introduced Wes Morrill, MAII, as new member of MVAO staff.
Report from the Chair: Sid Williams reported that James Bogan has resigned from CAC, so there is a vacancy on CAC for the 4th District. If anyone has names to suggest, they need to be given to Supervisor Jane Parker or her representative.
Unfinished Business: None.
New Business: Abel Quinones reporting. Discussion of Governor Brown’s creation of the California Interagency Council on Veterans, with a handout provided.
Commission Members’ Comments: Ralph Villar suggested that we encourage veterans to use the 2-1-1 number. Tom Griffin provided Van Trip statistics.
Meeting was adjourned at 3:54 PM.
Next Meeting: November 9, 2011.
Respectfully Submitted by Tom Griffin, VSO, ex officio, Secretary
Prepared by Michael M. McFadden
Principal Office Assistant
Military and Veterans Affairs Office