“Examining the Progress and Challenges in Modernizing Information Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs”

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Time: 02:30 PM Location: Russell Senate Office Building SR-418

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Panel I


Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary of Health, Department of Veterans Affairs

 Accompanied by:

LaVerne Council, Assistant Secretary for Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs

Laura Eskenazi, Executive in Charge and Vice Chairman, Board of Veterans’ Appeals 

Ron Burke, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Field Operations, Veterans Benefits Administration

Valerie Melvin, Director of Information Management, Government Accountability Office 



  1. Dr. David J. Shulkin
    Under Secretary for Health
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  2. Valerie C. Melvin
    Director of Information Management
    U.S. Government Accountability Office

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