Veterans Affairs

IMPORTANT NOTICEDubuque County Veterans Affairs

We are only accepting appointments until further notice.  Sorry for the inconvenience but your health is a priority to us.  We do not want to jeopardize you or your families.  Appointments can be made by calling 563-589-7840.  Thank you for your understanding.

Staff and Commissioners

The Dubuque County Veterans Affairs Commission is a member of the Iowa County Commissions of Veterans Affairs.  The Commissioners, Executive Director and staff are certified to handle Veterans’ issues and update their certifications each year.


  • Randy Rennison, Executive Director
  • Michelle Fitzgibbons, CVSO
  • Doug Slaats, CVSO
  • Nicholas Agan, CVSO
  • Tammy Rausch, CVSO


  • Tom Parsley
  • Sharon Trenholm
  • Ray Owensby

Veteran’s Food Pantry

The Dubuque County Veterans Affairs office operates a food pantry for qualifying Dubuque County veterans and their families. No appointment is necessary. If you are new to the office, please bring Veteran Identification.

The food pantry is open Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, excluding holidays. It is located in the Old Jail Building on 36 East 8th Street (next to the Courthouse) in Dubuque.

Want to Help?

If you would like to make a donation, the pantry is accepting non-perishable and frozen food items, as well as personal hygiene items.  Questions? Please call our office at 563-589-7840.