Concerned Veterans for America Announces Flora A. Schmidt as Iowa State Director
Arlington, Va. – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is proud to announce Flora A. Schmidt as State Director for CVA’s new Iowa chapter.
Flora is an Iowa native and is a proud member of a family with a history of military service dating back through WWI. She has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in statewide trade associations in Iowa and has also spent years activating grassroots efforts to protect our homes, property, lands, waters and rights.
“We’re very excited to have Flora on board. We’re fortunate to have someone with her background on our side as we venture into a state that’s new to CVA,” said CVA CEO Pete Hegseth. “We look forward to expanding our efforts on behalf of veterans, members of the military, and their families in Iowa.”
Flora is active in several volunteer groups including IWLC – Iowa Women Lead Change. She serves on IWLC’s Eastern and Central Iowa Steering Committees and is the co-chair of the IWLC Scholarship Program. She holds a B.A. from Iowa State University and is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institutes for Organizational Management at UCLA. A lifelong Iowan, Flora grew up on the family farm in Eastern Iowa near the Mississippi River and now resides by the capitol city in West Des Moines, Iowa.
About Concerned Veterans for America
Concerned Veterans for America advocates for policies that will preserve the freedom and prosperity that we and our families so proudly fought and sacrificed to defend. Our issue priorities include:
- Giving Veterans Health Care Choice and Holding the VA Accountable
- Reforming the Department of Defense
- Articulating A Clear National Security Strategy
- Reducing Our Out of Control Debt and Spending
- Increasing Civic and Political Participation Among Veterans
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Concerned Veterans for America is a non-partisan, non-profit, 501(c)(4) organization that advocates for policies that will preserve the freedom and prosperity we and our families so proudly fought and sacrificed to defend.