James Scheppard, State Director in Nevada, U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) | Speaker
State Director in Nevada
U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)
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Mr. James Scheppard currently serves as the State Director in Nevada for the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) and is responsible for all VETS programs in the state. He previously served as the Assistant Director and Lead Investigator, where he investigated claims filed with the agency under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), by veterans and service members in the San Francisco Region.
Before joining VETS in 2015, Mr. Scheppard worked for the U.S. Department of the Air Force as a civil servant, and served a Transition Assistance Program team member at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. His duties involved preparing transitioning service members to reenter the civilian workforce upon completion of service.
Mr. Scheppard previously served on active-duty for over 30 years, and retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2012. During his time in the military, he served in a variety of fields, Security Policeman, Equal Opportunity Specialist/Investigator and Human Relations Educator, First Sergeant, and Senior Enlisted Advisor.
Mr. Scheppard graduated from Excelsior College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts in 2002.