Department of Government and Public Affairs

Commission Representatives

Office

Physical Address:
Plaza de Armas
115 Plaza de Armas, 2nd Floor, Ste. 110 
San Antonio, TX 78205

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 839966
San Antonio, TX 78283-3966

Phone/TTY:
210.207.3312

Fax:
210.207.0291

Staff

  • MAJ. GEN. JUAN G. AYALA USMC (RETIRED)
    Director
  • Lt. Col. Karen RoliraD USAF (Retired)
    Deputy Director
  • Selena EspinoZa
    Executive Secretary
    210.207.3312
  • Manny Mendoza
    210.207.6018

The Commission on Veteran's Affairs is an eleven-member board representing the Mayor and ten City Council Districts. All members must be veterans and may serve no more than three (3) two-year terms. The Commission was chartered by the City Council on April 12, 2001 and the first meeting was held on August 29, 2001.

Mission

The Commission's mission is to serve the City Council in an advisory capacity on legislative issues affecting the City's military population, both active and retired. It serves as the community's liaison and advocate for veterans' affairs; advises the City Council on issues affecting San Antonio veterans and their families; and makes recommendations for improving services.

Meetings & Agendas

Commission meetings are held at 3:00 p.m. in the Municipal Plaza "C" Room.  Visit this page for the 2017 meeting dates.  Note: Meeting date, time and location are subject to change.