MSVA’s Pickering named NASDVA vice president

Mississippi Veterans Affairs (MSVA) Executive Director Stacey Pickering is receiving a promotion.

Pickering has been named the vice president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA) – Southeast Region.

“I am honored to represent Mississippi and the entire southeastern region in my role as vice president,” Pickering said. “It is my goal to ensure that our veterans and their families, not just in Mississippi, get the superior service, care, and assistance they deserve.”

He will represent nine states and two territories—Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The position will allow Pickering to advocate for veterans and address their needs concerning national policies and programs while also remaining in his current role as Mississippi’s executive director.