Veteran Affairs Overview

The Veterans Affairs Office is located in the basement of the Shelby County Courthouse.

We provide a wide range of services to the veteran and their families. Those services range from pension and compensation to health care, education and requesting service records.

Figures released by the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs for the fiscal year 2010, Shelby County had a veteran population of 1,145. These figures placed Shelby County in the top half of Iowa's 99 counties. Total expenditures brought in to the county is $4,500,000.

Comission of Veteran Affairs

3 Member Commission - 3 year staggered terms
Appointed during the Regular Meeting in June as set out in Chapter 35B, Code of Iowa

Chair: Stanley Slaven

Member: Lavon Christensen

Member: Mickey Williams

Executive Director: Gene Cavenaugh

Veteran Affair's Office staff includes:

Gene Cavenaugh - Administrator

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Veteran Affairs

Contact Information

Gene Cavenaugh
Shelby County Veteran Affairs - 
612 Court Street
Harlan, Iowa 51537
Phone: 712.755.3907
Hours: 8am - 4:30pm
Tues, Wed, Thu
Email: Veterans@shco.org

Shelby County Courthouse

612 Court Street
Harlan, Iowa 51537
Monday - Friday
8 am - 4:30 pm