Executive Director of the IVMF Mike Haynie Testifies Before US Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs


On Wednesday, June 19, Vice Chancellor and Executive Director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) Mike Haynie testified before the United States Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C.

Haynie explained, based on IMVF’s research, that the most common challenge facing the veterans’ community is the effective and efficient navigation of available services, resources and benefits. IVMF’s AmericaServes program seeks to address such issues.

“We recognized that creating an accessible and accountable means to navigate the help and support veterans need, when they need it, within their own community, could serve to blunt those social and economic factors linked to compromised mental health,” Haynie testified.

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