Veterans Commission


  • 5:30 p.m. (except for the months of July and August)
  • 1st Tuesday of every month
  • Senior Center
    2901 Dixwell Avenue
    Miller Activity Room
    Hamden, CT 06518

View the 2020 Veterans Commission Meeting Calendar (PDF).

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Clerk Debbie Gaiolini
  • Abner Oakes, III (Chairman)
  • Johnnie E. Best
  • Lauren Goodwin
  • Reginald Jackson
  • David Lewis
  • Elissa Lupi
  • William MacMullen
  • Tyrone Mitchell
  • Wayne Rountree
  • Cal Shepard
  • Ronald E. Weil

Mission Statement

The Veterans Commission shall advise the Mayor and Town Departments regarding the service needs of veterans, public educational programs, and events regarding the history and commemoration of veterans, as well as the preservation of veteran monuments and memorials. The commission also will focus on creating education resources and awareness recognizing the efforts of Hamden veterans throughout the year.

The commission shall consist of eleven members, no more than five members shall be of the same political party. Eight members must be veterans of the armed forces. This 3-year appointment is recommended by the Mayor, and must be approved by the Legislative Council