Mr. Hughes S. Turner is the Director for the Chicago Regional Office (RO). Mr Turner provides direction and oversight in the provision of benefits and services to the estimated 800,000 Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors in Illinois.
Anna McBarron was appointed to the Assistant Director position at the Chicago Regional Office in December 2016. She assists in the delivery of benefits to Veterans and their dependents in the RO’s service area. Prior to this appointment, she was Veterans Service Center Manager at the Huntington, VA Regional Office.
Ruth Grezlik has served in this position since 2014. She began her VA career in 1987 at the Indianapolis RO as a Clerk Typist. She began her career with the U.S. Army in 1974 and served for nearly 10 years.
Herbert Morris was appointed to this position in 2014, previouosly the Assistant VR&E Officer at the Muskogee RO. He enlisted in the US Army in 1981 served as a paratrooper, and served in Iraq and Saudi Arabia in Desert Sheild and Desert Storm, and served also in Bosnia. Herbert was also a Drill Sergeant at Fort Jackson and retired from the military at his last duty station in Ft. Sill, OK, in 2001. Mr. Morris is a product of VA's Chapter 31 program; his first VA position was in 2005 as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at the Detroit RO. In 2007, Herbert transerred to the Muskogee RO.