About us

Our mission

The Veterans Affairs Commission advises the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors. We talk about jobs, money, health, and social services for veterans.

Our Commissioners

The Commission has 13 members. All Commissioners are veterans of the US Armed Forces. All Commissioners live in San Francisco.

The Board of Supervisors appoints 9 Commissioners. 

  • At least 1 must be a woman. 
  • At least 1 must have a physical disability from military service.
  • At least 1 must be a spouse, registered/certified domestic partner, or widow/widower of a veteran.

The Mayor appoints 4 Commissioners. 

  • At least 1 must be a woman.