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AUSA council elects trustees, appoints Advisory Board members

Sunday, June 01, 2014

The Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees re-elected five members to serve on the Association’s council – AUSA’s governing body.

The council met April 28 at the Association’s national headquarters in Arlington, Va.

Elected to serve as trustees for additional three-year terms were: Nicholas D. Chabraja; Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, USA, Ret.; Sgt. Maj of the Army Robert E. Hall, USA, Ret.; Lt. Gen. Larry R. Jordan, USA, Ret.; and Gen. Dennis J. Reimer, USA, Ret.

Thomas W. Rabaut was re-elected to serve as deputy chairman for another two-year term, and Chabraja was re-elected to serve as chairman for another year.

The council appointed 22 new members and re-appointed 16 current members to serve three-year terms beginning July 1 on the Association’s Advisory Board of Directors.

The newly appointed members were: Col. Michael Asada, USA, Ret., Arsenal of Democracy Chapter; Michael Barefield, Redstone-Huntsville Chapter; Maj. Gen. William Bond, USA, Ret., Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Sgt. 1st Class Scott Cheseldine, USA, Ret., Aberdeen Chapter; 1st Sgt. Bobby Colella, USA, Ret., Sunshine Chapter; Col. Dennis J. Dougherty, USA, Ret., Northern New Jersey Chapter; Lt. Col. Paul Elliott, USA, Ret., Redstone-Huntsville Chapter; Albert Joseph Fitzgerald, Redstone-Huntsville Chapter; Bruce Flechter, Greater Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter; Col. Bob Fritz, USA, Ret., Gen. William C. Westmoreland Chapter; and Gene Gudenkauf, Fort Knox Chapter.

Lt. Col. Tom E. Lasser, USA, Ret., Greater Los Angeles Chapter; Lt. Col. Buck Leahy, USA, Ret., Sunshine Chapter; Command Sgt. Maj. Jackie Moore, USA, Ret., Fort Huachuca-Sierra Vista Chapter; Diane M. Randon, Fairfax-Lee Chapter; 2nd Lt. Jared Reinhardt, Houston Metroplex Chapter; Gus J. Rodriguez, GA Omar N. Bradley Chapter; Sarah Sattelberg, Virginia Colonial Chapter; Brig. Gen. Stephen Seay, USA, Ret., Fairfax- Lee Chapter; Lt. Col. Kenneth M. Wanless, USA, Ret., George Washington Chapter; and Chief Warrant Officer 5 Phyllis Wilson, Fairfax-Lee Chapter, were also appointed.

Re-appointed to the Advisory Board were: Command Sgt. Maj. Mark C. Avery, USA, Ret., GA Omar N. Bradley Chapter; Dave Barber, Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Col. Duane H. Bartrem, USA, Ret., Southwestern Michigan Chapter; Col. Jeanne Blaes, USA, Ret., Arizona Territorial Chapter; Col. Timothy P. Considine, USA, Ret., Rock Island Arsenal Chapter; Col. James Cunningham, USA, Ret., Fires Chapter; Lt. Gen. Charles Dominy, USA, Ret., George Washington Chapter; and Brig. Gen. William F. Engel, USA, Ret., Fairfax-Lee Chapter.

Maj. Gen. Jerry C. Harrison, USA, Ret., Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Ronald W. Johnson, George Washington Chapter; Karen R. Lowe, George Washington Chapter; Maj. Gen. Robert L. Nabors, USA, Ret., Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Col. Ian T. Patterson, USA, Ret., George Washington Chapter; Lt. Gen. Thomas J. Plewes, USA, Ret., George Washington Chapter; Command Sgt. Maj. Robert W. Van Pelt, USA, Ret., Capital District of New York Chapter; and Wesley F. Walters, George Washington Chapter, were also re-appointed.

Advisory board members serve on one of the Association’s standing committees to include: Army civilians; awards; chapter operations; finance and audit; NCO and soldier programs; reserve components; retiree and veteran affairs; and standing bylaws.

A listing of the committees and their members is published periodically in ARMY Magazine.