Veterans Empowerment Commission

Boards and Authorities

Veterans Empowerment Commission

Veterans Empowerment Commission

FULTON COUNTY VETERANS EMPOWERMENT COMMISSION, INC

Veterans Empowerment Commission is to serve as an advisory body to the Fulton County Board of Commissioners; to investigate and provide recommendations to the Board of Commissioners of priorities, objectives, and policies which will support the veterans population in Fulton County, Georgia; and to research and apply for grant funding, and to otherwise make funding recommendations for public and private programs which will benefit the veterans population of Fulton County, Georgia.

Membership/Appointment:
The Veterans Commission shall have the following members: Each Commissioner shall appoint two (2) members. Such appointees shall be residents of, or work in Fulton County and shall have military experience or expertise in the areas affecting military veterans.

Term:
Veterans Commission shall serve three (3) year terms, with such term subject to the discretion of the appointing Commissioner, who can remove a member for cause, otherwise such member may continue to serve beyond his/her term until a successor is appointed.

Number of Board Seats: 14

Vacancies: 4

2022 Appointed Members:

Dr. Samantha K. Brown-Parks
District 3b
Nominated By:Commissioner Lee Morris
12/31/2024

Mr. Jim Garcia
At-Large 7b
Nominated By: Chairman Robert L. Pitts
12/31/2024

Mr. Shawn Hanley
District 2a
Nominated By: Commissioner Bob Ellis
12/31/2024

Mr. Stephen Leake
District 2b
Nominated By:Commissioner Bob Ellis
12/31/2024

Ms. Patricia Lewis
District 6a
Nominated By: Commissioner Khadijah Abdur-Rahman
12/31/2024

Mr. Eldson McGhee
District 5a
Nominated By: Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington
12/31/2024

Mr. Anthony Merritt
District 5b
Nominated By: Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington
12/31/2024

Mr. Mike Mizell
District 1a
Nominated By: Commissioner Liz Hausmann
12/31/2024

Mr. Michael Moore
District 3a
Nominated By: Commissioner Lee Morris
12/31/2024

Mr. Richard H. White
District 1b
Nominated By:Commissioner Liz Hausmann
12/31/2024