History of Leadership

1944 Chairman – Mr. H. McCoy Jones '19
  USNA Alumni Foundation founded – office located in Washington, DC
1958 Chairman of the Board of Managers – Mr. H. McCoy Jones
Executive Director – RADM W. F. Fitzgerald, USN (Ret.) '21
  Office located in USNA Alumni House, Annapolis, MD
1961 Chairman – CAPT Robert N. McFarlane, USN (Ret.)
1962 Chairman – Mr. H. McCoy Jones
1963

Chairman of the Board – ADM L. E. Denfeld, USN (Ret.) '21
President  – VADM Robert Pirie, USN (Ret.) '26

1964 First Executive Director hired – CDR R.T.E. Bowler, Jr., USN (Ret.) '45
  Office moved to 48 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis
1966, July Trustee number was increased from 36 to 72 and then to 90
1968 New Executive Director – RADM C. Elliott Loughlin, USN (Ret.) '33
1985 Office moved to 25 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD
1986 Chairman Emeritus – VADM R. Pirie, USN (Ret.)
Chairman of the Board – RADM C. E. Loughlin, USN (Ret.)
President  – VADM Charles S. Minter, USN (Ret.) '37
Vice President – ADM James L. Holloway III, USN (Ret.) '43
Executive Director – CAPT J. William Flight, USN (Ret.) '56
1990 No Chairman – RADM C. E. Loughlin died in 1989
(RADM Elliott C. Loughlin Memorial Program for Athletic Excellence established)
President – VADM C. Minter, USN (Ret.)
Vice President – ADM J. L. Holloway, USN (Ret.)
1999 President and Chairman – ADM J. L. Holloway, USN (Ret.)
  Office at 25 Maryland Ave. completely renovated
2000 Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Trustees – ADM J. L. Holloway, USN (Ret.)
 
  • Original USNA Foundation and USNA Endowment Trust “amalgamated” into USNA Foundation with two divisions: Athletic & Scholarship Programs (A&SP) and Development 
  • First President  & CEO, USNA Alumni Association & Foundation – CAPT George P. Watt, USN (Ret.) '73
  • First USNA Comprehensive fundraising campaign initiated – “Leaders to Serve the Nation
1996-2002 Trustee membership was increased from 90 to 100, 150, 175
2002 Executive Director – CAPT Edward C. Wallace, USN (Ret.) '72
2004 Chairman Emeritus – ADM J. L. Holloway, USN (Ret.)
Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Trustees – RADM Thomas C. Lynch, USN (Ret.) '64
2004-2007 Trustee membership increased to 200, 225, 250 in 2007.  Since then, the Trustees have voted several times to keep the ceiling at 250 regular (dues paying) members.
2008-Present President & CEO, USNA Alumni Association & Foundation – Mr. Byron Marchant '78
   
 

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