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 is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Public Affairs and a Master of Public Affairs degrees. He enlisted in 2002 and served in the Regular Army as a Carpentry/ Masonry Specialist until 2004. He has been an Army Reservist since 2006. He has deployed to Iraq (2003) and Afghanistan (2013 -2014). His current rank is Sergeant First Class (E-7), and he is a Career Counselor with the 10th Battalion Army Reserve Careers Group. His wife, Chelsea, is a Captain in the Air Force Reserves and will retire in September of 2021. They have two children and love spending time with them in the outdoors of Ohio.
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, The Retired Enlisted Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a Senior Secretary at the Dallas County Veterans Service Office (VSO) in Texas in 2012. He was a CVSO for Collin County Texas (just north of Dallas County) from 2012 – 2017. He returned to the Dallas VSO office to serve as the Director / CVSO from 2017 – 2019. During his time as a Texas CVSO, he was twice elected by the state CVSO association to serve as the President and later appointed to be the association’s Legislator-at-Large. In 2019 he had the opportunity to continue serving as the Lead CVSO/ Training Coordinator of the Hancock County VSO when he and his family moved to Ohio to be closer to his wife’s family. In October of 2020, he accepted the Director/ CVSO position in Wood County, Ohio. He has been an instructor with the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers since 2019 where he has taught hundreds of CVSOs from around the nation.
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 is a County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO), newly accredited with the Ohio Department of Veterans Services and has worked at the Wood County Veterans Service Office since May 2020. She lives with her husband Matt and 11-year-old 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.