ALL DIRECTORS ARE VOLUNTEERS AND SERVE WITHOUT ANY COMPENSATION
Frank Chicollo-Treasurer: U.S Army Combat Veteran,(Recipient three Purple Heart Medals, Vietnam Cross Of Gallantry w/ 3 Bronze Star On Palm & Frame,Vietnam Combat Infantry Badge (CIB), Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal),Air Medal, Paratrooper Wings, US Postal Service (Retired) Past Commander & VSO Military Order Of The Purple Heart, Legislative Director & DSO, Department Line Officer with Disable American Veteran (DAV), Current Chairman of the Veterans Advisory Committee (Congressional FL 12th Dist.), Director to Veteran Legacy Archives Project, member Veterans Of Foriegn Wars and American Legion, Certified Veteran Service Officer. Extensive experience with Veteran Claims & Appeals, Veteran Benefits, Veteran Affairs & Regulations, Organizational Development, Planning, Veteran Community Outreach, Leadership Development, Non Profit, Fundraising, Training, Peer to Peer Veteran Communication Active Church member, Eucharistic Minister.
Dr. Candice Stewart-Sabin, PhD, Co-Chair: (Veteran Family), Clinical Psychologist Licensed in The State Of Florida with 32 years serving Veterans and their families with the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (Retired) and the Federal Health Program for American Indians and Native Americans. Previously-Clinical Psychologist at Gallup Indian Hospital. COO Adolesent Residential Treatment Program Shiprock,NM., Private Clinical Psychology Practice, Safety Harbor, Fl.,Contracted Clinical Psychologist major hospitals in Pinellas County, Fl..Speciality in treatment and advocacy for Veterans and American Indians with focus towards "Traumatic Brain injury, Mental Illness, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Combat Trauma (Combined Physical & Emotional). Professional in the Evaluation, Assessment, Diagnosing and Treating mental, emotional and behavioral disorders inclusive of substance abuse, alcohol abuse, depression, anxiety, learning disabilities, suicide prevention. Engages in research, Veteran clinical studies, forensic testimony, consultation, program development and administration. Advisor to National Gain Cultural Advisor Council, Advisor to Eagle Vision Consulting, Member Veterans Advisory Committe (Congressional FL 12th Dist.) Active Church Member
Robert (Bobby) Ross-Director: U.S. Army Combat Veteran " Iraq, Bosnia, Saudi Arabia, Panama", Recipient Bronze Star(3), Combat Action Badge (CAB), Legion Of Merit, Army Achivement Medal (AAM-3), Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM-14), member Disabled American veteran (DAV), Member Patriot Guard, Member Veteran Advisory Committee (Congressional FL 12th Dist.), H.O.G-Veterans, experienced with Project Management, Safety, Security, Intelligence, Policy, Veteran Community Outreach, Budgets, Training, Veterans Advocate, Leadership, Organizational Development, Volunteer Mobilization, Peer to Peer Outreach, active Church Member.
Secretary (Veteran Family) Executive Director, Suncoast CFC,
Postmaster (Retired) 31 years..City of Clearwater, FL.; Extensive experience in Community Outreach, Fundraising, Public Speaking, Government,Leadership, Volunteers, Event Planning & Government, Organizational Planning & Development, Communications, Marketing, Not For Profit Management & Administration, Human Resources, Insurance, Corporate Governance, Government Regulations,
Human Capital Development, Public Relations,Contracting, Procurment, Inspections, Public Information, Community Research, Project Evaluation, Budgets, Resource Utilization, Audio-Visual-Formal Presentations, Stastictical Analysis, Government Liason, active Church Member.
Each member of our Board Of Directors has either served in the U.S. Military; having been stationed in Combat/War
Zones, some wounded & disabled or has lost an immediate member as a casualty of war...direct and indirect, thus experiencing first hand...the trials, tribulations and permanent scars one often bears.........
All of our Board Members and advisors have brought to our organization skills & experience directly relevant to Vet 2 Vet Reconnect's mission. This brings together licensed professionals inclusive of a Psychologist, General Contractor, Housing Experts, Certified Veteran Service Officer, VA Claims Specialist, Security Expert, Administrators, Grant Writers and Law Enforcement.
Keith Collins-Chairman: U.S. Marine Corps Combat Veteran (Recipient Vietnam Cross Of Gallantry w/Bronze Star on Palm & Frame, Combat Action Ribbon (CAR), Presidential Unit Citation (PUC), Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal), Community & Business leader, Director Veteran Legacy Archives Project, Veteran Advisory Committee Member(Congressional FL 12th Dist.) Nationally recognized Veterans & Disability Advocate, DOD & VA Contractor, Founder Aladdinpower, CEO Tampa Residential, Former COO New Millienial, Developer "Freedom Home" (Fully Accessible Homes for Disabled), 30 years business management & not for profit-experience in Government, Adminstration, Planning, Fundraising, Public Speaking, Policy, Communications, Global Strategy, International Relations, Veterans Law, Workforce Management, Training, Consulting, active Church Member.
VET 2 VET RECONNECT ADVISORS
Dan Anderson Mary Twohey Brett Miller
Col. Mike Prendergast Ben Ritter ElaineBrown