Veterans Commission

Meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 pm (except for the months of July & August) in the Activity Room of the Miller Library

2015 Meeting Calendar

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.

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Click HERE for a list of helpful links for veterans. 

Current Members (Updated 9/15/2014)

  • Johnnie E. Best
  • Lauren Goodwin
  • Scott Howland
  • Myron R. Johnson
  • Peter Laffin
  • David Lewis
  • Elissa Lupi
  • Tyrone Mitchell
  • Abner Oakes, III
  • Edward Shultz
  • Ronald E. Weil
There are no current vacancies on this commission.

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