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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. 

2020 Meeting Schedule

Monday, June 1, 2020 (Annapolis, MD Virtual)
Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 (Washington, DC Virtual)
Monday, Dec. 7, 2020 (Annapolis, MD)
* Meetings in Annapolis are usually held in Alumni Hall, but the venue is subject to change


Appointed by the President:  

RDML Ronny L. Jackson, USN
Mr. Jonathan Hiler
Mr. George Gould
Mr. Anthony Parker, Vice Chairman
Mr. Sean Spicer
RADM Joseph A. Walsh, 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 Jim Banks, Indiana
Representative Dutch Ruppersberger, Maryland, Chairman
Representative Steven Palazzo, Mississippi
Representative Anthony Brown, Maryland

Appointed by the Chairmen, SASC/HASC:

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

Updated 06/01/2020

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