U.S. VETS – Inglewood is the inaugural U.S.VETS site. It opened in 1993 with only five clients. Today, the site serves 540 veterans daily.
Ivan Mason is the Executive Director for U.S.VETS – Inglewood. Himself a veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. Mason has 16 years of experience serving veterans.
Mr. Mason earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Service from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Public Administration from Cal State University – Long Beach. He is a certified Substance Abuse Counselor. Mr. Mason was named Veteran of the Year for the 48th Assembly District of California, as well as U.S.VETS Executive Director of the Year in 2012. In June 2013, he was given the Ford Freedom Award as an “Unsung Hero”.
In addition to his work with U.S.VETS, Mr. Mason is on the South Bay Work Force Investment Board, and is a board member of America ICARE.
Chase Wickersham, Chairman
Cherie Davis, Vice-Chairman
Jesse D. Smith
Hans P. Getty