Staff & Commissioners


Director/County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)
Roy Wohlert 

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.

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