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Veterans Assistance Commission of Peoria County (VACPC)
The VACPC staff consists of one fulltime VA accredited service officer, 1 administrative assistant and 8 volunteer drivers for our daily Danville and Iowa City VA Hospital schedule and local VA outpatient clinic. From time-to-time, we have a work-study intern who receives a minimum wage paid by the VA.
The VACPC office has a governing board referred to in the law as the “Commission.” The membership of the Commission Board consists of a delegate and an alternate from each endorsing veteran’s organization that operates within Peoria County. The Commission Board annually elects an executive board consisting of a president and vice president. The candidates are selected from the Commission’s membership. The Commission Board also selects and elects the superintendent. Click on the link below for a listing of the VACPC Board Members for the fiscal year of 2010. They approve the operating policies and the annual budget.
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