City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
192972

32.C Requesting confirmation of the appointment of Jay Weaver as Director of Veteran Services.

Information

Department:Mayor’s OfficeSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestFunctions:Appointment

Body

To the Honorable Board:

 

I hereby appoint, subject to your Honorable Board's confirmation, Mr. Jay Weaver to the position of Director of Veteran Services for the City of Somerville.

 

Please find attached Mr. Weaver's resume. My staff, as well, as Mr. Weaver will be available to answer any questions you may have.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Joseph A. Curtatone.

Mayor

Meeting History

Apr 26, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
May 1, 2012 6:30 PM  Veterans and Public Services Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Weaver was interviewed by the committee for the position of Veterans Services Director. Mr. Weaver brings with him a host of related experiences that will enable him to provide the best service possible to the city’s veterans. In addition to a degree from Harvard University, Mr. Weaver also holds a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University. While in the military, Mr. Weaver served as an attorney in the Army’s JAG Corps in Boston, Germany and Afghanistan. He is the recipient of several military honors, including the Bronze Star medal.

Mr. Weaver told the members that efforts will be made to get younger veterans informed of the benefits and services available to them and to keep all veterans apprised and involved through the use of “e-letters”. Another planned initiative is to modernize the department’s operation through computerization. Mr. Weaver also touched on this year’s Memorial Day Parade and acknowledged the work of Cathy Carey in bringing everything together.

RESULT:APPROVED
May 1, 2012 6:30 PM  Confirmation of Appointments Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Weaver was interviewed by the committee for the position of Veterans Services Director. Mr. Weaver brings with him a host of related experiences that will enable him to provide the best service possible to the city’s veterans. In addition to a degree from Harvard University, Mr. Weaver also holds a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University. While in the military, Mr. Weaver served as an attorney in the Army’s JAG Corps in Boston, Germany and Afghanistan. He is the recipient of several military honors, including the Bronze Star medal.

Mr. Weaver told the members that efforts will be made to get younger veterans informed of the benefits and services available to them and to keep all veterans apprised and involved through the use of “e-letters”. Another planned initiative is to modernize the department’s operation through computerization. Mr. Weaver also touched on this year’s Memorial Day Parade and acknowledged the work of Cathy Carey in bringing everything together.

RESULT:APPROVED
May 10, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED