***Photo Credit Heather Corace
Members of the Council have the privilege of contacting all the other members with notices or invitations in a group email. In addition, we maintain social network profiles which also serve for publicity purposes. All members are encouraged to attend every monthly meeting as well as join in our public ceremonies. By keeping the Council abreast of your activities, we can support it with attendance as well as share it amongst our other members. Voting memberships are granted to groups composed entirely of veterans.
In addition to this convenient online application form provided below, our membership application is available through email attachment in the following formats: .PDF , .RTF , .DOCX , and .ZIP.
Voting Memberships are only open to the Board of Directors. General members pay annual dues, attend meetings, and invite participation in your group's events. Annual Membership dues are $50 per person or organization. We do not prorate membership fees.
CCVC Board of Directors
Chief William Carl (President)
Cpt Torrey V. Searles
Cpt James Albert (2nd Vice President/Chaplain)
SSgt Erica Florio
(Public Relations Officer)
LCDR John E. Hogan
Cpl Jessica Lee Dang (Secretary)
CSM James Reginald Burch (Sergeant at Arms)
A1C Jordan Tompkins
Please complete the online application form.
Collier County Veterans Council
527 107th Ave N
Naples, FL 34108
Mail the dues there. Applications may also be handed to the Treasurer before the monthly meeting.
You will be contacted once your application has been registered. If you would like to publicly introduce yourself to the members of the Council, please contact us to have your name placed on the upcoming meeting agenda. If you have immediate business for our attention, we will add your issue to the agenda as well.
Veteran Suicide Prevention
If you, or a veteran you know, may be thinking of contemplating suicide please call The Veterans Crisis Hotline at:
1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
or go to their website at:
Helpful Suicide education is also provided here.
“Suicide doesn’t stop the pain. It just transfers it to someone else!”