Veterans Memorial Commission

Veterans Memorial Commission Information
Members, meeting details, and link to documents archive

The Veterans Memorial Commission (VMC) is responsible for the management, development, operations and maintenance of the Veterans Memorial Building,  and All Veterans Memorial Park.  The Veterans Memorial Commission works closely with the Cedar Rapids Ball Club to maintain Veterans Memorial Stadium (home to the Cedar Rapids Kernels).  

The VMC consists of not more than 7 members who are appointed by the Mayor (an ex-officio member) and confirmed by the City Council.  All members shall be honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen, or coastguard members and must be residents of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Persons interested in serving on the VMC may submit a completed application to the office of the City Clerk.

Current VMC Commissioners:
As of August 2023
Sherri Schuchmann (2026) - Chair
Michael McElmeel (2025) - Vice Chair
Constance Arens (2024)
Tim Nash (2025)
Dave Schiel (2026)

Mayor O'Donnell, Ex-officio
Scott Olson, City Council Liaison 

Terms expire on June 30 of the year in parenthesis.
Commission Meetings

The VMC meets on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building*,
50 2nd Avenue Bridge, 4th floor conference room, Cedar Rapids, IA.

*unless assigned elsewhere

Minutes & Agendas

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