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  • Jobs for Veterans’ State Grants

    (OMB Control Number: 1225-0086)

    The Jobs for Veterans’ State Grants (JVSG) are mandatory, formula-based staffing grants to States (including DC, PR, VI and Guam). The JVSG is funded annually in accordance with a funding formula defined in the statute (38 U.S.C. 4102A (c) (2) (B) and regulation and operates on a fiscal year (not program year) basis, however, performance metrics are collected and reported quarterly on a Program Year basis (as with the ETA-9002 Series). Currently, VETS JVSG operates on a multi-year grant approval cycle modified and funded annually.

    In accordance with 38 U.S.C. § 4102A(b)(5) and § 4102A(c), the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training (ASVET) makes grant funds available for use in each State to support Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists and Local Veterans' Employment Representatives (LVER) staff. As a condition to receive funding, 38 U.S.C. § 4102A(c)(2) requires States to submit an application for a grant that contains a State Plan narrative, which includes:

h. The hire date along with mandatory training completion dates for all DVOP specialists and LVER staff; and

Current Narrative:

The hire and mandatory training completions dates for all DVOP specialist and LVER Staff are maintained on a shared drive by the State Coordinator and the Assistant State Coordinator. These date are also maintained by Alabama Department of Labor Training staff. The hire dates are reported quarterly to USDOL VETS submitted in the quarterly report. The State Coordinator coordinates mandatory training dates for new staff with the National Veterans Training Institute (NVTI).

Leslie J. HillCONSOLIDATED10/16/2019                No
LC JacksonDVOP3/03/2014               Yes
Irvin TurbervilleDVOP8/18/2014               Yes
Henry ‘Hank’ LahtiLVER4/01/2016               Yes
Kevin LeeDVOP9/16/2019                No
Harold WalkerDVOP6/02/2015               Yes
Roderick RoyalLVER12/17/2018               Yes
Marion HarrisonCONSOLIDATED10/01/2019                No
Carlston FlemonsDVOP2/18/2014               Yes
Victor CordierLVER9/16/2019               Yes
Larry VaughnDVOP6/01/2016               Yes
Cheryl PleasantDVOP3/16/2018               Yes
Kerry CorneliusLVER11/01/2019                No
Phillip 'Mike' WarrenCONSOLIDATED10/01/2019               Yes
Sheila HandLVER12/16/2019                No
Leticia WhitfieldDVOP4/01/2019               Yes
Maxwell MerrittDVOP10/01/2010               Yes
Tamla GreenDVOP7/18/2016               Yes
Joseph HallLVER12/02/2019                No
Christian CasalloLVER2/18/2020                No
Patrick 'Shane' BrightDVOP2/18/2020                No
Eric MarshallDVOP9/04/2018               Yes
Michael WatsonLVER1/16/2020                No
Teddy DinkinsDVOP1/02/2020                No
Selena RicksDVOP2/16/2017               Yes
Brandon BakerDVOP5/16/2019                No
Ethel 'Lois' HarrisDVOP2/16/2016               Yes
John 'Stephen' RutherfordLVER8/01/2018               Yes
Nicholas Bowen                DVOP / Assistant JVSG  Program Coordinator10/01/2010               Yes
Susan SmithDVOP / ISC - South8/01/2018               Yes
Lisa OwenLVER /  JVSG Coordinator Assistant3/01/2018               Yes
Donal CieutatLVER / JVSG Program Coordinator1/01/2015               Yes