The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Holiday Inn Express, 34 N. Holladay Dr., in Seaside.  The advisory committee’s meetings are normally held at different locations across the state on the first Wednesday in March, June and December, as well as the second Wednesday in September. The public is invited to attend and participate. The committee is made up of veterans appointed by the governor to provide counsel on veteran issues and represent veteran concerns across Oregon. Its nine members serve in a vital advisory role to the director and staff of the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs. More information can be found online at or to contact the Advisory Committee, please email