Commissioner Ron Welch (BG Ret.) invites Connecticut Veterans, members of the Connecticut Veterans Affairs Board of Trustees, Staff, State and Federal dignitaries, and members of the public to join us for our 2024 Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Ceremony. The event will take place on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 11:00am at the Gold Star Families Memorial Auditorium on our Rocky Hill Campus. For more information, press here

The Department of Veterans Affairs Board of Trustees


Chairperson: Patrick Nelligan

Vice-Chairperson: John Lawlor 


Paul F. Barry

Philip Cacciola

Carlita Cotton

Juan L. Cruz

Richard P. Dziekan

Peter Galgano Jr.

Steven M. Harris

Adele Hodges

Alyssa Kelleher

John Lawlor

Frederick Leaf

Patrick R. Nelligan

Sharad Samy 

Heather L. Sandler 

Sherri Vogt

Tara Desjardin

Professor Moore

Michael Saylor