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Committee Leadership

Mr. Richard Evans State Chair
Mr. Bruce Wood Vice Chair
Ms. Vicki VonLoh Ombudsman Director
Vacant Public Affairs Director
Mr. Steve Tellatin Military Outreach Director
Mr. Louis Wagner Employer Outreach Director
Mr. Dennis Hayward Training Director
Mr. Randy Langemeier Area 1 Chair
Ms. Vicki Vonloh Area 2 Chair
Mr. Joe Cook Area 3 Chair
Mr. Jim Deuel Area 4 Chair
Mr. Steve Hokamp Area 5 Chair
Mr. Ron Boro Area 6 Chair
Mr. Randy Amundson Area 7 Chair

 

ESGR, a Department of Defense office, is comprised of dedicated and trained volunteers and staff. We will develop and promote employer support for Guard and Reserve service by advocating relevant initiatives, recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of applicable laws, and resolving conflict between employers and service members.

ESGR informs and educates service members and their civilian employers regarding their rights and responsibilities governed by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). ESGR does not have statutory authority to enforce, but serves as a neutral, free resource to employers and service members. ESGR’s trained ombudsmen provide mediation of issues relating to compliance with USERRA.

Contact Information

Peggy Brown Volunteer Support Technician 2000 N. 33d Street,
Lincoln NE 68508
402-309-7303
Peggy.a.brown6.ctr@mail.mil

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October 01, 2021Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve announces newly appointed Committee Chairs

WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program, is pleased to announce the assumption of responsibility of nine new ESGR State Chairs.   

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September 30, 2021Freedom Award Nomination Season Now Open

WASHINGTON – Do you have a story to tell about how exceptional your employer’s support is to Guard and Reserve service members?  If your employer goes above and beyond in their support for Guardsmen or Reservists, nominate them for the 2022 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award!

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July 20, 2021DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2021 SECRETARY OF DEFENSE EMPLOYER SUPPORT FREEDOM AWARD

Fifteen Exceptional Employers Recognized for Top Honor

WASHINGTON ­– The Department of Defense is pleased to announce the 15 recipients of the 2021 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest U.S. government honor to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

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