Mayes appointed to the Southwestern Veterans’ Home Advisory Council
HARRISBURG, May 17 – State Rep. La’Tasha Mayes, D-Allegheny, was recently appointed by PA House Speaker Joanna McClinton, D-Phila., to serve on the Southwestern Veterans’ Home Advisory Council.
Mayes will serve on the council for the 2023-24 legislative session to oversee the Southwestern Veterans’ Home alongside 14 other members and Adjutant General Mark Schindler.
“It is an honor that Speaker McClinton appointed me to serve on the Southwestern Veterans’ Home Advisory Council,” Mayes said. “My mother, an Army veteran, dedicated herself to this country as a public servant and she instilled a passion for justice in me. It is a privilege to give back to the community and help veterans in one of the six veterans’ homes located in Pennsylvania.”
As part of the council, Mayes will attend quarterly meetings for the Southwestern Veterans’ Home Advisory Council. Meetings are open to the public. The Southwestern Veterans’ Home Advisory Council will host its next meeting Friday, July 19. Additional information is available at the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs’ website.