Staff & Commissioners


Director/County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO) Roy Wohlert

Director/County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)
Roy Wohlert 

Roy was appointed Director in March of 2019.  He is a life long resident of O’Brien County who served with the Army during the Vietnam Era with an overseas tour in Korea.

left to right:  Joshua Haack, Secretary, Roger Jurack, Member, and Duane Wahlstrom, Chair


Joshua Haack, Maj USAF Ret., Secretary  Primghar, IA – Joshua has joined the Commission July 2018.  He retired from US Air Force service after 24 years from 1993 – 2017, having served during the Global War on Terrorism.

Roger Jurack,  Sutherland, IA – Roger has joined the Commission January 2021.  He retired from the US Navy  as a CW03, after serving 22 years from 1963 – 1985, and was proud to have been a “Mustang Officer”.

Duane Wahlstrom, Chair  Sheldon, IA – Duane has served as your Commissioner since 2008.  He was a US Navy submariner from 1948 – 1952 with service during the Korean War.

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