The members of the Harford County Commission on Veterans’ Affairs are as follows:
Eight appointed members who are veterans: Hayden Anthony, Robert Appleby, Robert Brown (Chairperson), Lisa Brown, Arthur Kaff, Scott Kearby, William Montgomery, Pamela Silcox.
Four members representing the general public: Jennifer Button, Dennis Miller, Denise Perry, Victor Petrosino.
Member appointed by County Council: Councilman Andre Johnson.
Ex Officio members: A county citizen who is an educator or educational administrator, recommended by Harford Community College: Janice Cassady.
A county citizen who owns or operates a local business or is an employee of a local business, recommended by the Harford County Chamber of Commerce: Michael Sean Ray.
The duties of the Commission are:
To research, assemble, analyze and disseminate information and educational materials relating to activities and programs that will assist in meeting the needs of all veterans and their families;
To institute and conduct educational and other programs, meetings and conferences to promote the rights and opportunities for veterans;
To advise the County Executive and County Council on the status of programs and services in the state and County related to the needs of veterans and their families;
To assist in planning appropriate public acknowledgement of the contributions made by veterans and assist in planning commemoration activities recognizing the contributions made by veterans.
The Commission does not engage in advocacy activities at the state or federal level unless approved by the County Executive.