Contact Information

Verna Walcott Volunteer Support Technician RR1 Box 9201 Virgin Islands National Guard - JFHQ
Kingshill VI 00850
340-713-5722
verna.l.walcott.ctr@mail.mil

US Virgin Islands

Committee Leadership

Mr. Beresford Edwards State Chair
Mr. Stanley Jones Vice Chair
Vacant Area Chair - St. Thomas / St. John
Ms. Hollis McIntosh Area Chair - St. Croix
Ms. Zandra Petersen Ombudsman Director
Ms. Lorelie Clarke Training Director
Mr. Eric Clements Employer Outreach Director
Mr. Kenny Walcott Military Outreach Director
Mrs. Shereen Grouby Public Affairs Director / Volunteer Coordinator

 

ESGR, a Department of Defense office, is comprised of dedicated and trained volunteers and staff. We will develop and promote employer support for Guard and Reserve service by advocating relevant initiatives, recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of applicable laws, and resolving conflict between employers and Service members.

ESGR informs and educates service members and their civilian employers regarding their rights and responsibilities governed by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). ESGR does not have statutory authority to enforce, but serves as a neutral, free resource to employers and service members. ESGR’s trained ombudsmen provide mediation of issues relating to compliance with USERRA.

News

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May 23, 2017Department of Defense selects Craig McKinley as Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve National Chair

WASHINGTON ­– The Department of Defense selected Craig McKinley to become the new national chair of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. McKinley will assume his new position June 1.

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March 19, 2017Supporting local service members- Virgin Islands Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Briefed the Boss

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands – “Support your local service member,” was the phrase St. Thomas employers heard during the Virgin Islands Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Briefing with the Boss held March 15 on St. Thomas. 

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March 19, 2017Virgin Islands Employer Support of the Guard hosts Briefing with the Boss

KINGSHILL, U.S. Virgin Islands – Mission, duty and sacrifice – St. Croix employers received a better understanding of the military service of their employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve, during a Virgin Islands Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Briefing with the Boss held March 8.

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