Veterans Service Office Staff
Office staff are full-time employees that report to the County’s Veterans Service Commission
Executive Director & County Veterans Service Officer
Zach Migura grew up in Katy, Texas. He received two degrees from The University of Texas at Dallas; a Bachelor of Public Affairs and a Master of Public Affairs. He also earned a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management while pursuing his master’s degree. He enlisted in the Regular Army serving from 2002 – 2004 as a Carpentry/ Masonry Specialist and deployed to Iraq in 2003. He has been an Army Reservist since 2006 and deployed to Afghanistan (2013 -2014). His current rank is Sergeant First Class, (E-7), and he is an Army Reserve Career Counselor with the 10th Battalion Army Reserve Careers Group. His wife, Chelsea, retired as a Captain in the Air Force Reserves in 2021 after 20 years of service. They have two children and love spending time with them in the outdoors of Ohio and beyond.
As a County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO), Zach is a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs accredited representative of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, National Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Ohio Department of Veterans Services, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. His CVSO journey began as a VA Work-Study (intern) in 2011 for the Dallas County, Texas, Veterans Service Office. He became a Dallas County employee as a Senior Secretary at the Dallas office in 2012. He was a CVSO for Collin County, Texas (just north of Dallas County) from 2012 – 2017. He returned to the Dallas office to serve as the Director and CVSO from 2017 – 2019. While being a Texas CVSO, he was twice elected by the state CVSO association to serve as the President and then appointed to be the association’s Legislator-at-Large. In 2019, he had the opportunity to continue serving veterans as the Lead CVSO of the Hancock County, Ohio, Veterans Service Commission. He and his family moved to Ohio to be closer to his wife’s family. In October of 2020, he became the Executive Director and CVSO of the Wood County, Ohio, Veterans Service Commission. He served as Education Chair of the Ohio State Association of County Veterans Service Officers (OSACVSO) from 2022 – 2023. Since 2019, he has been a trainer with the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers (NACVSO) where he has had the honored privilege to teach hundreds of CVSOs from around the nation. He has served as NACVSO’s Director of Education since 2022 and in 2023 he was elected to a two-year term to serve as an Executive Board Member of NACVSO.
County Veterans Service Officer
Ginny Sutherland grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana. She is a 2019 graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies. She enlisted in the Air Force in 1996 and served until 2005, separating at the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-5). During most of her time in the military she worked in the Communications Squadron as an Information Manager. However, she also worked in Services alongside civilian network administrators in the Computer Support Office. In addition to her active duty time she also spent seven years in the Air Force Reserve, stationed first at Barksdale AFB and later at Youngstown ARS, OH.
She has been a County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO) with the Wood County, Ohio, Veterans Service Commission since 2020. She is a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs accredited representative of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, National Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Ohio Department of Veterans Services, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. She lives with her husband Matt and daughter Savannah in Toledo. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.
County Veterans Service Officer
Monica grew up the in the Columbus area. She attended The Ohio State University and was a member of the NROTC program. She graduated in March 1990 with a Bachelor’s degree in communication. She was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy and stationed in Washington DC for almost 4 years. While in DC, she was a division officer of the Commands’ Cryptologic Maintenance Technicians and served as the Public Affairs Officer. In November of 1996, she moved back to Ohio. She decided to stay at home and raise her young family. She reentered the workforce in August of 2002 and worked as an intervention aide for 16 years at Powell Elementary in North Baltimore.
She has been at the Wood County Veterans Service Office since September of 2018. She attended the Ohio Department of Veterans Services’ (ODVS) County Veterans Service Officer School in March of 2019 and received her accreditation with ODVS later that month. She is also accredited with the American Legion and has pending accreditations with numerous other service organizations like VFW, DAV and VVA.
Monica and her husband, Matt have lived here in Wood County since 1996. He manages the Ohio State Research farm outside Hoytville and is a township fiscal officer. She has two grown children Austin and Lindsay. Monica is an Ohio State Buckeye fan and enjoys spending time with her family.