Board of Veterans Affairs

​The Department of Veterans Affairs receives advice from a nine-member, part-time, citizen Board of Veterans Affairs. There must be at least one member of the Board who is a resident of each of Wisconsin’s eight congressional districts. Board members are appointed by the Governor for four-year terms with the advice and consent of the Wisconsin State Senate. Board members' four-year terms are staggered, helping to ensure continuity, and expire on May 1st in odd-numbered years. Each Board member is required by law to take and file an official oath prior to assuming office.

The Board is required to meet annually, and may meet at other times. At its first meeting in each year, the Board elects a chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary as officers. Officers can be reelected for successive terms.

Board members receive no compensation for their services, though they are able to receive reimbursement of actual and necessary expenses required in the performance of their duties.​​

​Veterans Board Chair


​Larry Kutschma


​​Board Members


Lake​​ Geneva
lkutschma.board@dva.wi.gov
Term to expire 2019
Merrimac
jgaedke.board@dva.wi.gov
Term to expire 2019
Stitzer
dbohlin.board@dva.wi.gov
Term to expire 2017
Cudahy
ckrueger.board@dva.wi.gov
Term to expire 2019
Wauwatosa
knicholson.board@dva.wi.gov
Term to expire 2017
Fond du Lac
jtownsend.board@dva.wi.gov
Term to expire 2017
Marshfield
cgorst.board@dva.wi.gov
Term to expire 2017
Grafton
arichards.board@dva.wi.gov
Term to expire 2017

​Board Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Bylaws


Board Bylaws 

March 9, 2017

October 20, 2016
​​​​​​Agenda

July 20, 2016