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Committee Leadership

Mr. David Blackorby State Chair
Mr. James "JP" Hogan Vice Chair
Mr. Wilmer Roberts Military Outreach Director
Ms. Raette Hearne Employer Outreach Director
Mr. Roland Keller Training Director
Mr. Frank Bertone Awards Director
Mr. George Nami  Ombudsman Director
Mr. Ken Benson Public Affairs Director
Mr. James “JP” Hogan Northern Region Director
Mr. Dave Pruett Northwestern Region Director
Mr. Jules Franklin Central Region Director
Ms. Caryl Hill Southern Region Director
Mr. Bill Cyrus Eastern Region Director
Mr. John Baily Western Region Director

 

Texas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (TXESGR) is a Department of Defense office, led and operated by dedicated volunteers and staff whose mission is to gain and sustain the active support of America's employers for the men and women serving in the Guard and Reserve by increasing awareness of federal and state laws, promoting compliance through education, recognizing supportive employers with an awards program, providing informal mediation services to resolve disputes related to an employee's military service obligation, and aid Guard and Reservists in obtaining career employment opportunities.

 

Contact Information

John Steele Volunteer Support Technician PO Box 5218
Austin TX 78763
512-782-5829
john.h.steele4.ctr@mail.mil

Ruth Rambaran Volunteer Support Technician 14657 Sneider Street
Houston TX 77034
512-547-9005
ruth.e.rambaran.ctr@army.mil

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November 22, 2022ESGR Gathers for Annual National Leadership Meeting

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As we continue to celebrate our 50th Anniversary, dozens of state committee leaders, volunteers, and staff of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) gathered at the Mark Center for the 2022 Annual National Leadership Meeting (NLM) November 17 and 18.

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September 30, 20222023 Freedom Award Nomination Season Opens October 1

WASHINGTON ­– The 2023 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award nomination season opens October 1, meaning Guard and Reserve Service members across the nation can submit their exceptional employers for national recognition beginning October 1 until December 31.

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April 10, 2022Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Announces 2021 Volunteers of Year

ALEXANDRIA, Va. –­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ In this our 50th year, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve proudly announces the 2021 Volunteers of the Year (VOTY). Volunteers who serve in following functional and operational areas were nominated by their respective State Committee for the prestigious honor of being named Volunteer of the Year: Military Outreach, Employer Outreach, Public Affairs, Training, Ombudsman, and Operations.

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