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Don with General Umbarger Tom Harris and a Veteran Ponytail Paul Cauley Don Hawkins & Phil

MACV's Steering Committee:
  • MACV will have a 9 to 11 person Steering Committee to enhance MACV's Executive Committee.
  • MACV's Steering Committees function will be to provide new ideas, support, advocacy and enablement for helping to make MACV grow.
  • MACV's Steering Committee is not designed to manage or run MACV, rather the Steering Committee should help facilitate MACV's Executive Committee's ability to plan and direct, old, and new projects by giving advice and support along the way.
  • Either Don Hawkins, Charlie Russell or Dave Sassman may set in on some of these meetings.
Nominees as of 15Jan19 & 19Feb19 & 19Mar19
  • Stacy Dieckman
  • Sylvia Maixner
  • Ron Sukenick, VSC Director
  • Andrew Janovics, VSC Director
  • Sean Kurker
  • Heather Voorhis
  • Russell "Gabby" Pryor
  • Brian Copes
  • Jose Flores
  • Pete Cowden
  • Larry Patch
  • MACV's Steering Committee meets the third Tuesday of each month at the same location of MACV's Networking meeting from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.

MACV & VSC's Research Committee Meetings:
Anyone interested in serving on any of MACV's or VSC's Research Committees to help benefit our Marion County Veterans are welcome to attend.

MACV's Research Committees:

  • Homeless & Faith Based
  • Health & Wellness
  • Education & Employment

VSC's Research Committees:

  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Legislative & Policy
  • Fund Raising & Sponsor
  • MACV & VSC's Research Committees usually meet once a month at a date, time and place designated by the Committee Chair.

VSC's Research Committees

Legislative &
Policy
(Works on non-political projects to benefit Veterans and their Families)

Chair
Heather Harvey

Congress Carson's Office
heatherharvey@mail.house.gov
(317) 284-6516
Co-Chair
Gordon Smith

Veterans Court
gordon.smith@indy.gov
(317) 327-8873

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  Marketing &
Public Relations
(Creates ways to promote Veterans Awareness)

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  Fund-Raising &
Sponsor
(Sponsors & Finds Funding for Veterans  Events)

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MACV's Research Committees

Homeless &
Faith Based
(Identify organizations that offers
these services to Veterans)

Chair
Emmy Hildebrand

HVAF of Indiana
EHidebrand@HVAF.org
(317) 242-8664

Co-Chair
Thomas Harris

Adventist Helping Veterans
teharris87@yahoo.com
(317) 294-9392

Secretary
Vacant

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Health &
Wellness
(Identify organizations that offers
these services to Veterans)

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Vacant

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Education &
Employment
(Identify organizations that offers
these services to Veterans)

Chair
Charles Russell

ESGR
charlieru@aol.com
(317) 872-2800
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MACV's Event Planning Committee Members
  • If you want to volunteer your services for MACV's Event Planning Committee, please contact  David Sassman. 

All Directors of VSC are automatically on MACV's Planning Committee.

  • Don Hawkins
  • Ponytail Cauley
  • Mike Hamm
  • Paul Norton
  • Dave Sassman
  • Jerry Morgan
  • Tom Harris
  • Dr. Doty Taylor
  • Ron Sukenick
  • Andrew Janovicz
  • Charlie Russell
  • Jill Fewell
  • Cathy Lee-Sellers
  • Vern Rensing
  • David Franklin
  • Mike Clark
  • Sylvia Maixner
  • Bonnie Wooden
  • Cathy Lee-Sellers
  • David Franklin
  • Mike Clark
  • Very Rensing
  • Robert Braun
  • Christina Smith
  • Jennifer Highwood
  • Pete Cowden
  • MACV's 1st Planning Committee meeting for this years event has been set for Tuesday the 26th of March 2019. Time & Place - still TBD

Download List of Committee Members - PDF



For Medical or Physical Emergencies:

If you or someone you are helping is hurt or in imminent danger, please get to a phone and dial 9-1-1 immediately. | If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, or facing a crisis, dial 2-1-1 in Indy or (866) 211-9966 for immediate help.  | If you are a victim of domestic violence dial 1 (800) 332-7385 or (317) 926-4357.

For Non-Emergencies:
If you are a Veteran or a Family member of a Veteran in search of information on his/her benefits and/or you/they require immediate services, please call 2-1-1, or contact one of the service providers or organizations listed on our "Resources" page.
 
Please Note:
VSC & MACV are only providers of the Information and Referrals you may need and does not provide any direct services.