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Veteran Outreach

Every month the Office of Veteran Employment Services (OVES) assist veterans navigating their job search. Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Representative (DVOP) provide the intensive services necessary to meet the employment needs of Veterans who are economically or educationally disadvantaged, disabled, homeless, or facing other significant barriers to employment. Local Veteran Employment Representatives (LVER) conduct targeted outreach to employers in the state to assist veterans in gaining employment, including conducting seminars for employers and, in conjunction with employers, conducting job search workshops and establishing job search groups; and facilitate employment, training, and placement services furnished to veterans.

Outreach Efforts

LVER Napoleon Hardy, Director Gary Meyer, Supervisor Al Garcia, DVOP Anthony Mugnaini. Disable American Veterans (DAV-Wisconsin) Annual Awards Ceremony DVOP Michael Reynders. Milwaukee County Veterans Benefit Expo DVOP Sandra Gau. Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative DVOP Geraldine Perry - Milwaukee, DVOP Michelle Flynn-Reineke – Green Bay, DVOP Nancy Brown - Wausau, DVOP Sandra Gau - Milwaukee, DVOP Corry Hunter – Waukesha. OVES Conference Stevens Point LVER Napoleon Hardy, E&T Specialist Terry Schuerman. Governor's Conference on Tourism  Lake Geneva, WI. DVOP Sandra Gau, DVOP Michael Reynders, Careen Navigator William Newton. Milwaukee Veterans Standdown and Resource Fair Milwaukee, WI. LVER Napoleon Hardy. Boots 2 Business VBOC Workshop Kenosha WI LVER Napoleon Hardy at Racine County Veterans Standdown, Racine WI DVOP Nathaniel Belnap at Madison College Veterans Resource Fair, Madison WI DVOP's Sandra Gau and Chris Coleman Succeeding After Service Resource Fair  Waukesha WI LVER Napoleon Hardy Succeeding After Service Resource Fair  Waukesha WI LVER Napoleon Hardy  Federal Employment Workshop Navigating the Application Process Waukesha WI DVOP Josh Tamayo Outreach @ UW Parkside DVR Business Consultant Shaun Lukas, Governor Tony Evers, LVER Napoleon Hardy @ UW Parkside Healthcare Careers Day Kenosha WI LVER Erin Rice Outreach @ SHRM Conference Lacrosse Wisconsin DVOP Nancy Brown Outreach Wausau Wisconsin DVOP Richard Forss @ Veterans Bonanza Jefferson County Wisconsin DOL Asst. Secretary for Veterans Employment and Training James Rodriguez and LVER Thomas Krystyn @ Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce DVOP Sandra Gau conducting outreach at Irish Fest Hero Hut  Milwaukee WI DVOP Geraldine Perry conducting outreach with Center for Veterans Issues National Guard Armory Milwaukee WI LVER Tom Krystyn Outreach at Badger Yellow Ribbon event Milwaukee WI DVOP Chris Coleman conducting outreach in West Bend WI LVER  A.J Raub and the Business Services Team conducting outreach at Mullins Cheese Mosinee WI LVER Erin Rice Fort McCoy Family Night/Military Appreciation & Job Fair LVER Erin Rice conducting outreach at the La Crosse Area SHRM Non-Profit Vendor Event DVOP Shea Roberts  and DVOP Nathan Belnap at the Disabled American Veterans State Convention. Madison WI LVER Tom Krysten at the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce Event Brookfield WI DVOP Sandra Gau at the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce Event Brookfield WI Kenosha County Resource Fair June 2nd Kenosha WI DVOP Shea Roberts Outreach Veterans Day at the Capitol Apr 26th Madison Wisconsin DVOP Arlando Yellohair and DVOP Tony Glugla Outreach in Fond Du Lac  Wisconsin LVER Erin Rice and DVOP Crystal Strand presenting at the VFW in Sparta Wisconsin Napoleon Hardy, DWD Secretary-designee Amy Pechacek, and Lt Governor Sara Rodriguez at the WDA-1 Winning With Wisconsin Workforce presentation in Kenosha, WI Veterans representing DWD meeting with the Governor; OVES Director Gary Meyer (USAF), DET Administrator Michele Carter (US Army), OVES Supervisor Al Garcia (US Navy), OVES Veterans Rep Tom Krystyn (USMC) DVOP Crystal Strand  LVER Erin Rice Coulee Region Job Fair DVOP Crystal Strand LVER Erin Rice  Job Center Open House LVER Napoleon Hardy Outreach VA Clinic Kenosha WI DVOP Richard Brown and DVOP Tony Mugnaini Outreach Brown County WI DVOP's Michelle Flynn-Reineke, Richard Brown, and Tony Mugnaini Outreach Event Brown County WI LVER Derek Jablonicky and DVOP Thomas Beverly Employer Outreach LVER Derek Jablonicky and DVOP Thomas Beverly DAV Employer of the Year Ceremony LVER Derek Jablonicky and DVOP Nancy Brown  Job Fair Outreach OVES Outreach Coulee Region La Crosse WI Mobile Career Lab YWCA Outreach Racine WI DVOP Sandra Gau Outreach Irish Fest Milwaukee WI DVOP Sandra Gau & LVER Tom Krystyn Veterans Stand Down  Milwaukee WI LVER Napoleon Hardy – Outreach Multicultural Veterans Alliance Kenosha WI LVER Erin Rice - Outreach Event Richland WI DVOP Geraldine Perry - American Legion DVOP of the Year Milwaukee WI