​VCI Staff & Board

Tom Caulfield-Director and VCI Board President


Tina Pelesky-Community Relations Director/Program Supervisor OFC


Nancy Tavalsky-Claims Representative, Vietnam Veterans of America

ntavalskyvva@hotmail.com or 814 244-6125       

Haundray Muir-Program Assistant, AmeriCorps


Mary Heider, Administrative Assistant, Senior Employment Program 

(814) 255-0355

Current VCI Board Listing    

Veteran Community Initiatives. Inc. (VCI)



VCI's purpose is to enhance the lives and well-being of community residents-focusing on veterans the veteran families. VCI emphasizes assisting with social and economic needs of those who are disabled, disadvantaged, physically and mentally challenged, unemployed and underemployed, substance abusers, and current and previously incarcerated.  VCI administers this support by assisting, caring, and advocating for our nation's most precious resource-our veterans and military. 

27 March 2018

Job Fair at ( AM at the Hiram G. Andrews-Seminar Theater Room 

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19 February -Office Closed -Presidents Day

VCI Offers program to meet the needs of our veterans.  Assisting with job search, professional resumes, educating veterans about services & benefits available to them.  VCI also is involved in the Cambria County Veteran Court Program and Operation Family Caregiver. 


Our Mission

Upcoming events and programs for Spring 2018 =see below and the MORE section for specific dates, times and locations


29 March 2018

Vietnam Veterans Day

Celebration Event

  • March 29th -Vietnam Veterans Day
  • April 12th-Rural Veteran Outreach
  • April 18th Rural Veteran Outreach-County
  • May 11th Military Spouse Appreciation Day -Johnstown, PA 
  • October 8th _Chapel of Four Chaplains Dinner and award event