Jacobetti Home administrator elected to national post

The National Association of State Veterans Homes (NASVH) has elected Brad Slagle,
administrator of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, to serve as their new
president, announced Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Director Jeff Barnes. Slagle
was elected Monday during the association’s annual conference in Nashville.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to put my passion for state veterans’ homes to
work at this level,” Slagle said. “As president, I plan to continue the outstanding
reputation the National Association of State Veterans Homes has earned in Washington
and on Capitol Hill and to further educate national leaders on the outstanding and
cost-effective service we provide to our nation’s veterans.”

Slagle has worked for the Jacobetti Home since 1999 and has served as its
administrator since 2005. He has been active in the NASVH for several years,
previously serving as North Central Regional Director, 2nd Vice President and 1st
Vice President.

The NASVH represents 142 state veterans’ homes from all 50 states, providing 30,000
long-term care beds for our nation’s veterans.