Four State CVEB Meeting Minutes

February 23rd, 2018

10:30 – 12:30

Hospice of the Panhandle


See sign-in sheet attached

Call to Order:

Pledge of Allegiance (Led by Samuel Rock- Co-Chair)

Short intro: Home Depot Supports Veterans (Helga and Rosa)

  • Home Depot Veteran Housing Grants
    • The Home Depot Foundation’s (THDF) Veteran Housing Grants Program award grants to nonprofit organizations for the new construction or rehabilitation of permanent supportive housing and transitional facilities for veterans. Awards typically range from $100,000 to $500,000.
    • Apply at:
  • Service Connected Veterans w/ 10% or more get a 10% discount, all other veterans receive discounts on certain holidays
  • LaDonna Duckett inquired about company policy for hiring ex-offenders; Rosa answered that Home Depot performs a drug screen and background check on all candidates and determinations for hire are made at the corporate office in Atlanta

George Vukovich (Co-Chair) made announcement that one table will not be video recorded for Live stream on Facebook

Introduction of New Members (Led by Samuel Rock- Co-Chair)

Old Business:

  • A discussion was had on a motion to amend Bylaws to read that no officer can serve on more than one CVEB.
  • Frederick went over the mission of the CVEB
  • Tom Grant made a motion to not amend Bylaws; Motion was seconded by Dan Campbell
  • All were in favor


Guest Speakers

  • DeAnn Wandler: Personal Story


New Business:

  • Co-Chair:
  • George announced last month that he will be stepping down; this will be his last meeting
  • Nominations were taken from the floor for Co-Chair:

Dan Campbell (Nominated by Doug Silvern)

  • Retired Air Force Major; was injured in Afghanistan and later launched non-profit called
  • Serves as officer for Frederick MD CVEB

Jamila Fleet (Nominated by Simone Hawthorne)

  • Army Veteran and CEO at Innovative Solutions Technology
  • Voting will take place next meeting; any submissions for nominations please submit

to officers via email @

  • The vision for 2018:
  • Veterans Day Parade
  • Samuel Rock (Co-Chair) shared words from Frederick White (Veterans Experience Office) on George Vukovich (Co-Chair) and thanked him for his dedication as a founding member of the Four State CVEB


Upcoming Events:

  • March 6th @ 9 AM: Frederick MD CVEB

Mount St. Mary’s University’s Frederick Campus – 5350 Spectrum Drive, Frederick, MD

POC: Diana Modelski @

  • March 15th @ 10:30 AM: Northern Shenandoah Valley CVEB Meeting

Shenandoah University Brandt Student Center 1460 University Drive Room 118, Winchester VA; POC:

  • April 13th Valley College Open House w/ Veteran Resource Area and Job Fair

POC: Randall Everhart @

  • April 15th Sulphur Springs Stables WV 1st Annual Spring Warm-Up Show Proceeds will go to Mission 22

More info @:

  • Mid-April: Veterans Upward Bound Event #2

POC: Danielle Clum @

  • Closing Remarks

Next Meeting:

  • March 23rd, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Hospice of the Panhandle

330 Hospice Lane

Kearneysville, WV 25430

Action Item Assigned To: Deadline:
Meeting Minutes Ashley & LaDonna A.S.A.P
Submit Objectives and Measurable Items to G-mail Committee Leads A.S.A.P
Send Agenda items to G-mail All A.S.A.P
Finalize Charter Officers T.B.D.


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