Mission and Office Staff
Office Location: 206 Court Street, Chilton, WI 53014
The mission of the Veterans Service Office is to support Veterans, their dependents and survivors by providing advocacy and professional services to assist Veterans in pursuing all obtainable benefits. We will be there to guide them through the complexities of the application process with the intent to maximize benefits.
Improving the quality of life for Calumet County Veterans and their dependents through accessing all available local, state and federal benefits that were earned by the sacrifice and service to their country.
Greg Brittnacher is the County Veterans Service Officer. He is a United States Air Force veteran having served from April 2003 – November 2007 and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health. He is also a fully accredited representative with the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wards (VFW), Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and National Association of County Veterans Services Offices (NACVSO). Greg previously was a Veterans Benefits Specialist for Winnebago County Veterans Service Office. He has extensive experience in counseling veterans and their families regarding benefits, programs, grants, and loans provided by the Department of Veteran Affairs, Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, and community resources.
Michelle Wynveen is the Assistant County Veterans Service Officer. She is a Veteran of 11 years active duty completing her service as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. She served from 2004 to 2015 as an Administrative Chief, a Systems Analyst, a Combat Marksmanship Instructor and a Formal Schools Instructor. She was stationed aboard Marine Corps Base, Iwakuni, Japan; Camp Pendleton, California; Quantico, Virginia; and completed her time as a Formal Schools Instructor with the Personnel Administration School aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, North Carolina. She holds a Bachelors level Paralegal Certificate, a Master’s of Art in Criminal Justice Studies, a Master’s of Science in Psychology and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Administration. Michelle worked as the Sensitive Crimes Project Manager with the Milwaukee Police Department and as a Paralegal in a law firm, prior to being hired the Calumet County Veterans Service Office in February 2020. Michelle is accredited with the NACVSO, WDVA, DAV, VFW, and the American Legion.