Relating to Current VAC Positions

WHEREAS, the Veterans Assistance Commission of Sangamon County (VAC) is an independent unit of local government under the Illinois State Constitution (Article VII, Section 1) and subordinate legislation therein (305 ILCS 5/2-14);

WHEREAS, the VAC budget is determined by the Illinois Public Aid Code (305 ILCS 5/12-21.5) per the Military Veterans Assistance Act (MVAA)(330 ILCS 45/9) in concert with the Illinois Counties Code (ICC)(55 ILCS 5/5-2006);

WHEREAS, the MVAA orders the County to dispense funds which “…properly compensate the officers and employees…” (330 ILCS 45/10);

WHEREAS, the MVAA requires that VAC employees are compensated under established county salary guidelines (330 ILCS 45/10);

WHEREAS, the VAC has demonstrated to the Sangamon County Board that a dire need exists for additional employees both now, and in the future;

WHEREAS, the VAC Board of Directors has reached a quorum vote and passed Resolution Number 22-1 on October 19, 2022;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the VAC shall employ and maintain positions and personnel numbers in the following composition and effective dates:

  • 1 veteran employed as VET001, Superintendent (Pay Grade 17), effective 10/31/2022
  • 1 veteran employed as VET002, Assistant Superintendent (Pay Grade 14), effective 10/31/2022;
  • 1 veteran employed as VET003, Senior Veteran Service Officer (Pay Grade 11), effective 10/31/2022;
  • 2 veterans employed as VET004, Veteran Service Officers (Pay Grade 9), 1 new employee to be hired effective 12/05/2022 (as an VET005, AVSO, Pay Grade 6), with an additional employee to be hired effective 03/06/2023 (as an VET005, AVSO, Pay Grade 6;
  • 1 veteran employed as VET006, Executive Administrative Assistant (Pay Grade 8), with an effective date of 01/02/2023;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the VAC Board of Directors, along with a quorum of voting members present, approved this Resolution on October 19, 2022, during the regular, public meeting held on the same date.


Given this day, October 19, 2022, in Springfield Illinois, at the VAC offices located at 901 S. 11th St., during a scheduled, public and open meeting of the Board of Directors, Electors, and general public, with an effective date of 31 October 2022.

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