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The Veterans Advisory Committee (VAC) was established to assist all levels of management in creating an inclusive environment that in turn, is conducive to the recognition, development, understanding, and utilization of each employee's abilities, skills, and knowledge in order to achieve maximum productivity. The sponsoring organization is GSFC’s Diversity and Inclusion Program Office. Veterans refer to military veterans.

Committee Leadership

Past VAC Committee Leadership

Committee Directorate Representatives

Directorate Representatives serve as the liaison with their Directorate. They are tasked with providing information to their Director of, their senior management, and their constituency within their Directorate on the committee’s programs, priorities and activities. Advisory Committees are comprised of employees, students and contractors with an interest in supporting matters impacting the constituents served by each committee. Employees from all GSFC installations, i.e. WFF, IVV, GISS, etc., are eligible for membership.

2016 VAC Directorate Representatives

Committee Objectives

  • Provide advice, guidance, and recommendations to the Diversity Council on issues and concerns that affect Veteran employees.
  • Serve as a focal point for the concerns of veteran employees on matters affecting them in the Goddard Space Flight Center workplace through personal contact with the Director, the Deputy Director, and other officials of the Center.
  • Provide educational forums for Veteran and non-Veteran employees and managers on issues concerning Veterans.
  • Serve as a central point for Veterans to share with each other relevant information, networking, and to bolster Goddard's contribution/stewardship for veterans inside and outside of Goddard.


VAC Charter : PDF | MS Word
VAC GSFC Salute to Our Veterans Slideshow
2015 VAC Monthly Meeting Agendas and Minutes
2016 VAC Monthly Meeting Agendas and Minutes

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