Monday, November 14, 2011

Big day in D.C.- VSO's to give recommendations to House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs




Full Committee To Review VA Budget and Potential Savings


WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a Full Committee hearing entitled, “Potential Budgetary Savings Within VA: Recommendations From Veterans Service Organizations.” The hearing will provide insight into how to streamline the VA budget to provide the highest care for veterans in the 21st Century.

WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

WHAT: Hearing: “Potential Budgetary Savings Within VA: Recommendations From Veterans Service Organizations”

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 15, 2011, Room 334, Cannon House Office

Building

WITNESS LIST

Panel 1

Mr. Joseph A. Violante, National Legislative Director
Disabled American Veterans

Mr. Carl Blake, National Legislative Director

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Accompanied By:

Mr. Ian de Planque, Deputy Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission

The American Legion

and

Mr. Raymond C. Kelley, Director, National Legislative Service

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

and

Ms. Diane M. Zumatto, National Legislative Director

AMVETS

Panel 2

Mr. W. Todd Grams, Executive in Charge, Office of Management & Chief Financial Officer

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by:

Ms. Diana M. Rubens, Associate Deputy Under Secretary for Field Operations

Veterans Benefits Administration

U.S Department of Veterans Affairs

and

Mr. William Schoenhard, FACHE, Deputy Under Secretary for Health Operations & Management

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Ms. Belinda J. Finn, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Office of Inspector General

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by:

Ms. Linda Halliday, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Office of Inspector General

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
and

Ms. Sondra McCauley, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Office of Inspector General

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

For more news from the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, please visit:

Veterans.House.Gov