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Marsha J. (''Marty'') Evans


Rear Admiral Marsha J. (''Marty'') Evans, USN (Ret.)

Marsha J. Evans' career has combined military service and leadership of the nation's premier non-profit organizations. During her nearly 30-year career in the U.S. Navy, assignments included Chief of Staff, U.S. Naval Academy, and chair of the committee that developed a strategy to address the gender based issues that gave rise to the Tailhook situation. Her command tours included Treasure Island Naval Station, The George C. Marshall Center (Garmisch, Germany), Navy Recruiting and the Naval Postgraduate School. She retired in 1998. Admiral Evans then served as the CEO of Girl Scours of the USA from 1998 to 2002 and as the President and CEO of the American Red Cross from 2002 through 2005. Most recently she has been the Acting Commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association. She is a director of several public corporations and the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation.

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