Veterans Employment & Education Committee

Gerald Merrell, (Post 413, 6th District, 3rd Zone)


  • Stephen Tulloch, (Post 195, 3rd District, 2nd Zone)
  • Richard Chatman, (Post 202, 1st District, 1st Zone)
  • James Gross, Alternate, (Post 45, 4th District, 2nd Zone)

The purpose of the Economic Committee is to initiate action concerning all matters affecting the economic well-being of veterans and/or the reestablishment of all war veterans returning to civilian life after a period of active service in the Armed Forces of the United States; to keep the Department Commander and the Department Executive Committee informed concerning all developments affecting the economic welfare of veterans. To survey, study and recommend solutions on problems relating to employment, unemployment, underemployment, re-employment and workers compensation of all war veterans who seek or have attachment to the labor force, public or private.

The Economic Committee shall also study all questions involved in the protection of preferential rights of veterans in Civil Service.

The Committee shall also study and secure a more rigid enforcement and broad extension of federal, state and municipal civil service, and adequate preference for veterans by legislation.