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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.

2020 Schedule

Upcoming Meetings

We have no upcoming meetings scheduled at this time.

Past Meetings

March 26, 2020 - 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

The March VERG meeting will be replaced with Vietnam Veteran Recognition event with limited seating. 

If you have any questions, please send an email to Angela Petty, the VERG Secretary or Jimmie Wimberly, the VERG Co-Chair.

April 23, 2020 - 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:

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

POC:

Angela Petty - pettyap@dshs.wa.gov

May 28, 2020 - 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:

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

August 27, 2020 - 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:

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

POC:

Angela Petty - pettyap@dshs.wa.gov

September 24, 2020 - 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:

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

POC:

Angela Petty - pettyap@dshs.wa.gov

October 22, 2020 - 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

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

Angela Petty

pettyap@dshs.wa.gov

March 26 

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

The March VERG meeting will be replaced with Vietnam Veteran Recognition event with limited seating. 

If you have any questions, please send an email to Angela Petty, the VERG Secretary or Jimmie Wimberly, the VERG Co-Chair.

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

Angela Petty,
pettyap@dshs.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

Angela Petty,
pettyap@dshs.wa.gov

August 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

Angela Petty,
pettyap@dshs.wa.gov

September 24

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

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

Angela Petty,
pettyap@dshs.wa.gov

October 22

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Tumwater Attorney General Office

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

Angela Petty,
pettyap@dshs.wa.gov