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Thayer Verschoor

Executive Director IGA

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Biography

Mr. Verschoor oversees all of the Department’s intergovernmental affairs matters.

Mr. Verschoor served 8 years as Senator in the Arizona State Senate. He served as Senate Majority Leader and President Pro Temp. Mr. Verschoor Served as the Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, Vice-Chairman of the Family Services Committee and Healthcare and Medical Liability Reform Committee and Member of the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee and Government Accountability and Reform Committee.

Mr. Verschoor served as Chief of Staff for the Arizona Republican Party.

He served in the U.S. Army in the 82nd Airborne Division as a Nuclear Biological Chemical Specialist. While serving, he earned his Parachute Badge; Army Service Ribbon; Army Good Conduct Medal; Jungle Expert Badge; and Army Achievement Medal.

Mr. Verschoor graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Arizona State University (ASU). Prior to ASU, he attended Mesa Community College where he served as Student Body President.

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