Veteran Advisory Council

We are dedicated to your educational needs.

The Veteran Advisory Council (VAC) advises the Veteran Services Office, inputs on Veteran-related decision making, and supports Veteran student initiatives. Please use our contact information below if you'd like to get in touch!


Council Members

Zach Frazier

  • Student Veteran Association Advisor

  • SALUTE National Veteran Honor Society Advisor

Military and Veteran Services Coordinator


Kna Kong

School Certifying Official/Veteran Advisor

Dr. Merri Mattison

  • Student Veterans Association Advisor

Sociology Professor

Paul Gallagher

  • Student Veteran Association Advisor

English Professor

Don Cygan

History Professor

Amanda Mathew

Director of Inclusion and Diversity

*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at