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Michigan Veterans Facility Authority - About
The Michigan Veterans’ Facility Authority (MVFA) is the governing board of Michigan Veteran Homes – established to help us transition to a more modern operating model. Providing new direction and focus, the MVFA supports our ambitious vision: to be one of the nation’s leading providers of long-term skilled nursing care and services for veterans.
MVFA Board Member Information
A nine-member Michigan Veterans Facility Authority (MVFA) board oversees the Michigan Veteran Homes. Eight of the nine members must have professional knowledge, skill or experience in long-term care, health care licensure, finance or medicine. The ninth is the Director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, or his/her designee from within the Department.
Additional requirements for the make-up of the board are as follows:
- Three members are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate and represent the interests of one or more congressionally chartered veterans' organizations.
- Three members are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, one of whom shall be a resident of the Upper Peninsula.
- One member is appointed by the Governor from a list of two or more individuals selected by the Majority Leader of the Senate.
- One member is appointed by the Governor from a list of two or more individuals selected by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
All members must have a steadfast commitment to ensuring veterans and their families are delighted with the quality of our services and Homes and that our staff members and volunteers feel proud of the work we do.
If you are interested in serving on the MVFA Board, complete an application for appointment here: Board Application.
MVFA Board Member Policies
Meet the Board - Accepting Only the Highest Quality of Care
The Michigan Veterans’ Facility Authority is a nine-member board that governs Michigan Veteran Homes. It consists of the Director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and eight members appointed by the Governor – all of whom have professional knowledge, skill or experience in long-term care, healthcare licensure, finance or medicine.