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Who We Are

The Central Illinois Veterans Commission (CIVC) is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing Central Illinois veterans with the tools and support systems to enable them to move forward to obtain permanent homes. We believe that every veteran deserves a safe and stable place to call home.

Our Mission

To provide Central Illinois veterans with the tools and support systems to enable them to move forward to obtain permanent home.

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Our Vision

Provide veterans with holistic services designed to eliminate barriers in obtaining permanent sustainable housing. The CIVC partners with the VA, civic organizations, human service agencies, the Board of Health and community colleges to ensure each veteran has access to services they need.

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Our Values

At CIVC, we are committed to the following values:

Empathy - We listen and understand the unique needs of each veteran we serve.

Integrity - We conduct ourselves with honesty and transparency.

Respect - We treat all veterans with dignity and respect.

Collaboration - We work together with our community partners to achieve our mission.

Meet Our Board

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Joe Schaler

Chairman

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Marsha Fernandes

Co-Chairman

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Chuck Conzo

Treasurer

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Patti Becker

Secretary

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Jim Allen

President

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Dan Benedict

Board Member

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Annie Coers

Board Member

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Tracy Welch

Board Member

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