DHS Advisory Committees When relevant, a listing of DHS Advisory Committee meetings and dates. RI Office of Veterans Services Governor's Advisory Council for Veterans Affairs meets quarterly on the 4th Monday of January, April, July and October. Permanent Advisory Council for the RI House Veterans Affairs Committee meets monthly on the 2nd Monday of each month. RI Veterans Home Resident Council meets on the last Friday of each month. Visit the Secretary of State website for the specific date, time, and location for each of the open meetings.