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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.

2017 Meeting Schedule

Monday, March 27, 2017 (Annapolis, MD)
Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 (Washington, DC)
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 (Annapolis, MD)
* Meetings in Annapolis are usually held in Alumni Hall, but the venue is subject to change.

Membership

Appointed by the President:

Judge Evan Wallach, Vice Chairman
Ms. Christine Fox
ADM James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld, USN (Ret.)
Ms. Matice J. Wright
Captain E. Elliott “Skip” Barker, USN (Ret.)
LCDR Dan Cnossen, USN (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 Elijah Cummings, Maryland
Representative Dutch Ruppersberger, Maryland
Representative Tom Rooney, Florida
Representative Ron DeSantis, Florida
Representative Tim Murphy, Pennsylvania

Appointed by the Chairmen, SASC/HASC:

Senator Dan S. Sullivan, Alaska
Representative Robert Wittman, Virginia, Chairman

Updated 3/29/2017

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