Buffalo EDI: Town Hall
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Outreach, Transition and Economic Development (OTED), invited Service members, Veterans, and their family members to connect with local government officials and VA leadership.
Open Dialogue – Attendees communicated challenges and successes with local and federal government representatives.
Hear From Leadership – Attendees heard from the New York Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), and more.
Learn Key Initiatives – Attendees learned about key initiatives and activities that affect the community.
Town Hall Schedule of Events
|9:00 a.m.–9:05 a.m.||Welcome and National Anthem||Mike Jones, Master of Ceremonies*|
|9:05 a.m.–9:30 a.m.||Veterans Affairs Buffalo Regional Office||Donna Mallia, Director|
|9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.||VA Western New York Healthcare System (VAWNYHS)||Danielle Bergman, Assistant Medical Center Director|
|10:00 a.m.–10:25 a.m.||Western New York National Cemetery Administration (NCA)||James Metcalfe, Director|
|10:25 a.m.–10:30 a.m.||Closing Remarks||Mike Jones, Master of Ceremonies|
*Master of Ceremonies quickly introduced each panelist
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