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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. The Board’s records are publicly available on the FACA Database. 

2022 Meeting Schedule

Monday, February 28, 2022 (in-person meeting held in Annapolis, MD)
Monday, September 19, 2022 (in-person meeting held in Washington, DC)
Monday, December 5, 2022 (in-person meeting held in Annapolis, MD)


Appointed by the President:

Gen John R. Allen, USMC (ret)
Dr. Paul J. Angelo (CDR, USNR)
ADM Michelle J. Howard, USN (ret)
Mr. John S. McCain IV (LCDR, USNR)
CAPT Robert E. Clark II, USN (ret)
LtCol Amy McGrath, USMC (ret)

Appointed by the Vice President:

Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Maryland
Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire
Senator James Lankford, Oklahoma

Appointed by the Speaker of the House:

Representative Dutch Ruppersberger, Maryland, Chairman
Representative Steven Palazzo, Mississippi
Representative Anthony Brown, Maryland

Representative Rob Wittman, Virginia

Appointed by the Chairmen, SASC/HASC:

Senator Dan S. Sullivan, Alaska
Representative Elaine Luria, Virginia

Updated 09/15/2022

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