CARL RUSSO/Staff photo. Ted Tripp, right, Chairman of the Veterans Housing Task Force talks to other members of the task force committee. Chief Edward Mitchell, USN (Ret), second from the right, Director of Veterans' Services for North Andover and Boxford and committee member Dan Lanen, left, along with advisor to the task force, John Ratka, USN (Ret) Executive Director for Veterans' Northeast Outreach Center in Haverhill. They are standing in front of the house at 138 High Street in North Andover that will become housing for veterans. 4/24/2013.