Washington Veterans Employee Resource Group (VERG)

Purpose

The VERG exists to help integrate the experience, values, and knowledge of both veterans and service members in state employment.  This Employee Resource Group supports former and active military personnel and their families through a system of comprehensive activities and developmental opportunities.The Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG) has partnered with JBLM ACAP and increased the number of transitioning Service Members who are gaining state employment, supporting the Veteran’s Fellowship Program, supporting NW Edge and site visits with State Agencies and co-sponsoring hiring events – 18 State Agencies were represented at Career Day!

Goals

  • Recruit veterans to state service through outreach and educational activities.

  • Retain veterans by providing a support structure, education, and career progression assistance

  • Recognize veterans by planning annual activities that honor their military and state service.

  • March Vietnam Veteran Reception

2019 Schedule

 

 

Meeting

Date/Location

Point of Contact

January VERG

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 Conference Room N-108

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

February VERG

Department of Revenue

6500 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater, WA 6400 bldg. conference rm.

 

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

March “Welcome Home Vietnam Recognition Event”

March 28, 2019

Department of Revenue

6500 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater, WA 6400 bldg. conference rm.

Limited seating available

Jennifer McDaniel

April VERG

April 25, 2019

WSDOT Materials Laboratory, Crimson Conference Room, 1655 S 2nd Ave, Tumwater

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

May VERG

May 23, 2019

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 Conference Room N-108

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

June & July Break

 

TBD

August VERG

August 22, 2019

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW,
Room N-108
Tumwater, WA 98501 

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

September VERG

September 26, 2019

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, 
Room N-108
Tumwater, WA 98501 

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

October VERG

October 24, 2019

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, 
Room N-108
Tumwater, WA 98501 

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

 

2020 Schedule

 

 

Meeting

Date/Location

Point of Contact

January 23

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 Conference Room N-108

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

February 27

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 Conference Room N-108

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

March 26 

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 Conference Room N-108

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

April 23

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 Conference Room N-108

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

May 28

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 Conference Room N-108

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

June & July Break

 

 

August 27

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW,
Room N-108
Tumwater, WA 98501 

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

September 24

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, 
Room N-108
Tumwater, WA 98501 

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov

October 22

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

7141 Cleanwater Dr. SW, 
Room N-108
Tumwater, WA 98501 

Jimmie Wimberly – Secretary

Jimmie.wimberly@commerce.wa.gov