As Director of the Seattle Regional Office (RO), Pritz Navaratnasingam oversees 621 full-time employees and administers benefits and services totaling about $1.5 billion a year to the estimated 603,623 Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors in Washington. Prior to this position, Mr. Navaratnasingam was Director of the Houston and Providence Regional Benefits Offices.
Andrew was appointed in February 2015. Prior to his assignment, he served in numerous roles in VBA’s Washington, D.C. Central Office, most recently as the Deputy Director of VA’s Operations Analysis team that developed and executed VBA’s monthly Performance Stat. Andrew started his VA career in the Milwaukee, WI Regional Office and was selected as first VA civilian to attend the US Army’s School for Advanced Military Studies.
Cesar Romero is a Veteran who served in the United States Marine Corps from 1999-2006. He started working for the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2006 as a work study with the San Diego Regional Office. Since then, Cesar has worked as a Veterans Service Representative (VSR), Rating Veterans Service Representative (RVSR), Assistant Coach and Coach. In 2014, Cesar transferred to the Los Angeles Regional Office as an Assistant Veterans Service Center Manager (AVSCM) and in 2016 he became the Special Missions Program Officer (SMPO) for the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) at the Seattle Regional Office.
David Boyd is responsible for providing VR&E services for Veterans in Washington and western Idaho. Prior to joining VA, Mr. Boyd served in the U.S. Army. Among other assignments, he patrolled the German border during the Cold War, commanded tanks in the European 7th Corps during Operation Desert Storm, and jumped out of airplanes with the 82nd Airborne Division.