Building a Better VA: Addressing Healthcare Workforce Recruitment and Retention Challenges


House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Date: 03.17.22

Location: House Visitors Center Room 210 Hybrid

Presiding: Chairman Mark Takano

Full Committee Organizational Meeting to Approve Majority and Minority Subcommittee Assignments, immediately followed by: “Building a Better VA: Addressing Healthcare Workforce Recruitment and Retention Challenges”

This meeting will be livestreamed on YouTube and you can find all hearing documents on the Committee Repository Here.

 

Witness List 

 Panel 1 

 

Ms. Gina Grosso 

Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Administration/Operations, Security & Preparedness 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs  

 

Accompanied by: 

Ms. Jessica Bonjorni 

Chief  

VHA Human Capital Management  

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs   

 

 

Panel 2 

 

Ms. Mary Jean (MJ) Burke 

First Executive President 

National VA Council  

American Federation of Government Employees 

 

Ms. Irma Westmoreland, RN 

Vice President and Veterans Affairs Chair 

National Nurses United   

 

 

Statement for the Record 

 

Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs (NOVA)