Mr. Robert W. McKenrick was appointed Director of the Los Angeles VA Regional Office on June 1, 2014. The Los Angeles office has jurisdiction over one of the largest concentrations of Veterans in the country. Mr. McKenrick leads a dedicated workforce of 285 full-time employees, of which 55% are Veterans. He is responsible for administering a range of VA benefits to the 717,301 Veterans and their families living in eight central counties of California: Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Inyo counties. And, Vocational Rehabilitation and Education benefits in Orange County. These services total more than $1.5 billion in annual payments. Mr. McKenrick has over 29 years of experience in civil service, military, and law enforcement, serving in many facets of the security and intelligence communities within our nation.
Mr. Emmett O’Meara was appointed Assistant Director of the Los Angeles VA Regional Office on April 4, 2016. In this position, he is responsible for assisting the Director in administering a range of benefits to the Veterans and their families living in the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles office. Prior to this appointment, Mr. O’Meara served as the Veterans Service Center Manager at the Los Angeles VA Regional Office. Mr. O’Meara has over 17 years of experience in civil and military service.
Jamie Cannon became the Veterans Service Center Manager in June 2016. In this role, she is responsible for the administration of the compensation program. Prior to this appointment, Jaime was the Assistant Veterans Service Center Manager at the Los Angeles VA Regional Office. Ms. Cannon has over 15 years of experience in civil service.
Woodrow Anthony Roeback III became the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Officer at the Los Angeles VA Regional Office in July 2016. He previously served as Officer-in-Charge at the Las Vegas Outbased Office of the Reno VA Regional Office, Chief of VR&E in the Reno Regional Office, and Administrative Officer for the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System. Mr. Roeback is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. He has over 30 years of experience in civil and military service.