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Veteran Representative Locations

Local Veterans Employment Representative- LVER

LVERs assist veterans with employment and training needs. Is responsible for veterans programs in the local Employment Offices and offers Case Management and Counseling services to Veterans. Conducts workshops, such as Resume/ Cover Letters, Job Search and Internet.  

Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist-DVOP

DVOPs provide Case Management, vocational guidance and counseling services to veterans in the local employment office. Performs outreach to veterans in need of services.  

Director, Office for Veterans' Workforce Development

Terence Brennan was appointed to the position of State Veterans’ Coordinator (SVC) on September 11, 2003. On March 16, 2005 Commissioner Shaun B. Cashman established the CTDOL-Office for Veterans' Workforce Development and named Terry as its Director. As Director he supervises the Veterans’ Workforce program and staff. He facilitates communication between the veterans' field staff in the local American Job Centers and the operations support staff in Central Office, as well as federal and state program operators. He reviews program accomplishments and offers technical support and training to the veterans' field staff. Terry has been with the CTDOL for 20 years: 4 years as a DVOP at the Waterbury American Job Center office, and 12 years as a LVER in the Torrington American Job Center office. He is a veteran of the US Naval Submarine Service and served during the Vietnam Era. Terry is a member of the VFW, DAV, VVA and American Legion.



Jarett Esposito, DVOP  (203) 455-2712

Bridgeport Fax Number: (203) 455-2730

Dan Laffin, LVER (203) 455-2711


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Dan Laffin, LVER  (203) 859-3412

Tim Rockefeller, DVOP (203) 859-3419

Hamden Fax Number: (203) 859-3120

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Jim Lauber, LVER (860) 256-3711
Doreen Mercado, DVOP - 860-256-3687
Hartford Fax Number: (860) 256-3580



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New Britain

Contact the Waterbury American Job Center - 203-437-3297

New London

James Hutchins DVOP (860) 439-7583
New London Fax Number: (860) 439-7420
Jason Sechrist, LVER (860) 439-7582 
New London Fax Number: (860) 439-7420

New London - Jon Pierce DVOP
Phone: (860) 859-5605 | Fax: (860) 859-5610


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Trevor Meade, DVOP (203) 437-3295 
Kelvin Johnson, LVER (203) 437 3294
Waterbury Fax Number: (203) 596-4133
Lina Marte, DVOP (203) 437-3297


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Vocational Rehabilitation Representative

Brian DaConto DVOP - (860) 418-9509

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Director, Office for Veterans' Workforce Development (OVWD)
Terry Brennan  (860) 263-6514
Andy James, PSC (860) 263-6530
Fax: (860) 263-6529
Terry Brennan Biography (PDF, 10KB)

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U.S Dept. of Labor/Veterans' Employment and Training Service


State Director
Lisa Jones, (860) 263-6493
Fax: (860) 263-6498
Heather Suddaby, Assistant Director/Veterans Program Assistant (860) 263-6492

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