Veterans Services Advisory Committee

The Veterans Services Advisory Committee (VSAC) is a Board of Supervisors appointed committee comprised of eight regular members who serve terms of four years. The VSAC meets on the third Thursday of February, May, August, and November at the Solvang Veterans’ Memorial Hall.

Goals and Objectives

  1. To ensure that each veteran obtains the entitlement benefits for which they may be eligible;
  2. To serve as liaison with the Veteran Services Officer (VSO) in the interest or improving and enhancing relationships and coordinating community activities;
  3. To study, advise, and recommend to the VSO on special problem areas relating to veterans in the Santa Barbara County and the Tri-County area as needed;
  4. To preserve and strengthen veterans’ affairs within the prescribed area.

Questions or inquiries can be directed to the County Support Staff, Arlene Diaz, at 805-568-2795

Veterans Services Advisory Committee Members

  • First District
  • Second District
  • Third District
  • Fourth District
  • Fifth District
  • South-At-Large
  • North-At-Large
  • Bob Handy
  • Ron Dexter
  • Alvin Salge, Chairman
  • Frank Campo
  • Candace McIntosh, Vice Chairman
  • Peter Haslund
  • Michael Stadnick

For information regarding the Veterans’ Services Advisory Committee sessions and agendas click on:
VSAC Agenda

Maps & Directions to Veterans Services Advisory Committee Meetings

Solvang Veterans’ Memorial Hall

  • 1745 Mission Drive
  • Solvang CA 93463