Commissioner Marsh assumes regional leadership position
State VA directors elected Marsh to the position at the NASDVA’s annual conference in September.
As the region’s vice president, Marsh will lead and coordinate veterans’ advocacy initiatives on behalf of the association for states that include: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
NASDVA consist of top veterans affairs officials from all 50 states and territories. The association advocates benefits and services for veterans by working closely with Congress, the federal Department of Veterans Affairs, veteran service organizations and the Department of Defense.
The State Board of Veterans Affairs appointed Marsh as commissioner of the Alabama VA department in October, 2005. By a unanimous vote, the board nominated him for a second term that began in October 2009.