Director/County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)
Roy was appointed Director in March of 2019. He is a life long resident of O’Brien County who served with the Army during the Vietnam Era with an overseas tour in Korea.
left to right: Joshua Haack, Member, J. Duane Schimmer, Secretary, and Duane Wahlstrom, Chair
Joshua Haack, Maj USAF Ret. Primghar, IA – Joshua has joined the Commission July 2018. He retired from US Air Force service after 24 years from 1993 – 2017, having served during the Global War on Terrorism.
J. Duane Schimmer, Secretary Sutherland, IA – Duane has served as your Commissioner since 2000. He served in the US Army from 1953 – 1954 with service in Korea.
Duane Wahlstrom, Chair Sheldon, IA – Duane has served as your Commissioner since 2008. He was a US Navy submariner from 1948 – 1952 with service during the Korean War.
Are you interested in becoming a Commissioner? Contact the office for an application and details.