Board of Visitors  


The duty of the Academy's Board of Visitors is to inquire into the state of morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the academy which the Board decides to consider. The board consists of six members appointed by the President, three appointed by the Vice President, four appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one designated by the Senate Armed Services Committee and one designated by the House Armed Services Committee. The President of the United States receives an annual written report of the Board's findings and recommendations.

2015 Meeting Schedule

Monday, March 2, 2015 (Annapolis, MD)
Monday, June 15, 2015 (Annapolis, MD)
Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 (Washington, DC)
Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 (Annapolis, MD)

* Meetings in Annapolis are usually held in Alumni Hall, but the venue is subject to change.

The 2014-2015 Board of Visitors

Appointed by the President:

LtGen Frank Petersen, USMC (Ret.), Vice Chair
ADM John Nathman, USN (Ret.)
ADM Michelle Howard, USN
Judge Evan Wallach
Mr. Robert Stein
RADM Veronica Froman, USN (Ret.)

Appointed by the Vice President:

Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Maryland
Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Maryland
Senator Mark S. Kirk, Illinois

Appointed by the Speaker of the House:

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, Maryland
Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland
Rep. Todd Young, Indiana
Rep. Tom Rooney, Florida

Appointed by the Chairmen, SASC/HASC:

Rep. Robert Wittman, Virginia, Chair
Senator John S. McCain, Arizona

Updated 2/26/2015

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