Contact Information

Bruce Hamilton Program Support Technician 5500 E. Valencia
Tucson AZ 85706
520-750-5891
bruce.e.hamilton4.ctr@mail.mil

Lawrence Wise Program Support Specialist 5636 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix AZ 85008-3495
602-629-4031
Lawrence.a.wise12.nfg@mail.mil

Scott Essex Employment Transition Coordinator 5636 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix AZ 85008
480-250-4902
sessex@a-teamsolutions.com

Arizona

Committee Leadership

Mr. Tim Williamson State Chair
Mr. Al Shipley State Vice-Chair
Mr. Darren Venters Northern Area Chair
Mr. John Chernoski Southern Area Chair
Mr. Steven Yamamori Central Area Chair
Mr. Charles Schluter Employment Outreach Director
Mrs. Rebecca Elliott Ombudsman Director
Mr. Tony Morrison Training Director
Vacant Military Outreach Director
Mr. Brent McQuilkin Public Affairs Director

 

Welcome! Arizona Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (AZESGR) is a Department of Defense office dedicated to promoting a culture in which all American employers support and value the military service of their employees who also serve in the National Guard and Reserve. 

AZ ESGR is led and operated by a staff of 52 volunteers and four full time staff working throughout the Grand Canyon State to gain and maintain employer support for the Guard and Reserve by recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of the Uniformed Services Employment Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), resolving conflicts through mediation, and connecting military service members and veterans with employment resources. 

The AZ ESGR committee strives to uphold the “We all Serve” motto by creating and maintaining relationships with Arizona employers and service members through programs such as Military Outreach, Employer Outreach, Mediation, and Employment programs. Our mission is to assist both employers and reserve component members equally.

We welcome you to explore our website and invite you to contact us should you have any questions. Our volunteers come from all walks of life; therefore we welcome anyone interested in volunteering with the Arizona ESGR to contact us.

News

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April 17, 201495 and Sunny representative honored by Department of Defense for Patriotic Support
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Arizona Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Central Area Chair, Steven Yamamori, and Military Officers Association of America Arizona Chapter President Jim Cullison present the ESGR Patriot Award to Lindsey Anderson with 95 and Sunny. Learn More.
April 17, 2014Intel supervisor honored by Department of Defense for Patriotic Support
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Arizona Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Central Area Chair, Steven Yamamori, and Military Officers Association of America Arizona Chapter President Jim Cullison present the ESGR Patriot Award to Director of Global Diversity Recruiting for Intel, Jason Saavedra, April 12. Learn More.
April 17, 2014Walmart supervisor honored by Department of Defense for Patriotic Support
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Arizona Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Central Area Chair, Steven Yamamori, and Military Officers Association of America Arizona Chapter President Jim Cullison present the ESGR Patriot Award to Walmart Zone Manager Laurie Darr April 12. Learn More.