The Association of the U.S. Army’s Council of Trustees elected two new members and re-elected four current members to serve on the Association’s council – AUSA’s governing body.
The council met April 25 at the Association’s national headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.
Elected to serve as trustees for additional three-year terms were: Hon. Rudy deLeon; Command Sgt. Maj. Steven R. England, USA, Ret.; John D. Harris II; and Phebe N. Novakovic.
In addition, Leanne Caret, Boeing’s executive vice president, Defense, Space & Security, was elected as a new member to complete the term of Christopher M. Chadwick.
Nicholas D. Chabraja was elected to serve as chairman for another year.
Also, Thomas W. Rabaut was re-elected to serve an additional two-year term as deputy chairman.
Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz Jr., USA, Ret., was also elected as a new member to fill the vacant Vice Chairman, National Guard and Reserve Affairs position for a two-year term.
The council appointed 22 new members and re-appointed 13 current members to serve three-year terms beginning July 1 on the Association’s Advisory Board of Directors.
The newly appointed members were: Command Sgt. Maj. Victor Angry, USA, Ret., Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Jay D. Aronowitz, Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Maj. Philip Barletto, USA, Ret., Sgt. Maj. Jon R. Cavaini Chapter; Capt. Sarah B. Bernal, Northern New Jersey Chapter; Lt. Col. David Cooper, USA, Ret., Arkansas Chapter; James C. Dalton, Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Mary C. Dickens, Redstone-Huntsville Chapter; Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Doll, Dix Chapter; Command Sgt. Maj. Kristal J. Florquist, Denver Centennial Chapter; Staff Sgt. Frank A. Goehringer, Sgt. Maj. Jon R. Cavaiani Chapter; John E. Hall, Robert E. Lee Chapter; Maj. Gen. Glenn J. Lesniak, USA, Ret., West Point Area Chapter; and Lt. Col. Frederick J. Maguire, USA, Ret., Massachusetts Bay Chapter.
Also appointed were: Hon. Mary S. Matiella, Tuscson-Goyette Chapter; Col. Sandy McLeod, USA, Ret., Arsenal of Democracy Chapter; Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers, USA, Ret., Redstone-Huntsville Chapter; Command Sgt. Maj. James N. Ross, USA, Ret., Redstone-Huntsville Chapter; 1st Sgt. Richard W. Smith, USA, Ret., Maj. Samuel Woodfill Chapter; Maj. Gen. Joyce L. Stevens, Houston Metroplex Chapter; Col. Douglas D. Stewart, USA, Ret., George Washington Chapter; Mary Trier, Sunshine Chapter; and Col. Robert C. Whaley, USA, Ret., Fairfax-Lee Chapter.
Re-appointed to the advisory board were: Brig. Gen. Leo A. Brooks Jr., USA, Ret., Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Lt. Gen. Kevin P. Byrnes, USA, Ret., Redstone-Huntsville Chapter; Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Carpenter, USA, Ret., Fifth Region; Sgt. 1st Class “Tae” Mary J. Dawson, USA, Ret., First in Battle Chapter; Diane M. Devens, Suncoast Chapter; Col. Dorene Hurt, USA, Ret., George Washington Chapter; Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew McFowler, USA, Ret., Braxton Bragg Chapter; Col. Robert Mentell, USA, Ret., First in Battle Chapter; Command Sgt. Maj. Richard C. Morris, USA, Ret., Fort Leonard Wood-Mid Missouri Chapter; Col. Michael Plummer, USA, Ret., Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmie Spencer, USA, Ret., Fairfax-Lee Chapter; Kief Tackaberry, George Washington Chapter; and Sgt. Maj. Geri Wacker, USA, Ret., Last Frontier Chapter.
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; resolutions; retiree and veteran affairs; and standing bylaws.