Government: Career Employees
The individuals in this category have dedicated their lives to public service. In light of the most recent scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the following have given countless hours to bring pragmatic solutions to the most relevant problems, in addition to the positive work that they already do for the veteran community on a day-to-day basis. This category honor individuals who devote their lives to serving the interests of veterans, and their work is appreciated and recognized by many in the community.
Matt Stiner is a fourth generation Marine, a combat veteran of the Iraq War, who also served as a Marine Combat Instructor of Water Survival and Green Belt Martial Arts Instructor. Following his honorable discharge from the service, Stiner was awarded the Harry S. Truman Scholarship and attended the University of Oklahoma. In 2008, Stiner helped create the nation’s third Veterans Treatment Court in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has since helped create Veterans Treatment Courts throughout the United States as the Director of the Washington, DC based nonprofit Justice For Vets.
In 2016, Matt Stiner led and organized highly visible and strategic White House engagements for the President of the United States and other Senior Administration Officials.