For Immediate Release

Contact: Bailey Bernius
PR@MilitaryFamily.org
www.MilitaryFamily.org
703.931.6632

Association Board of Governors Welcomes New Members and Approves 2012 Goals

January 11, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, VA, January 11, 2012 – The National Military Family Association is pleased to announce the election results for officers and new members of its Board of Governors. In addition, the Board has approved the Association’s 2012 Issues and Actions.

The following Board members were elected to serve a two-year term beginning in January 2012:

Penny Coppola (USPHS, Spouse)
Jeanine Hayden (USAF Ret, Spouse)
Marcy Hunter (USN, Spouse)
Sue Mandry (USMC Ret, Spouse/CIV)
Ken Nidiffer (USAF Ret)
Brian Powers (USAF Ret)
David Smith (USAF Ret)

Board members graciously give their time and talents as spokespersons for the Association and connect the Association with key individuals and organizations that can help further our mission. They constantly demonstrate their commitment to maintaining the Association’s position as the leading nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of military families. The National Military Family Association appreciates the dedication and commitment of its entire Board of Governors, led by Chairman Mary Scott, Vice-Chairman Cheryl Glang, Treasurer David Fee, and Corporate Secretary Paul Arcari.

With the guidance of the Board of Governors, our Association has identified critical priorities that address the challenges facing our Nation and military families in 2012. After more than 10 years of war and as some troops return home, many families might find realigning the work/life balance difficult. Budget cuts are also a concern as military families worry they will affect the service member and erode their foundation of support.

This year, Association staff will focus on several aspects of readiness, recovery, renewal, and transition for military families. For a detailed outline of our goals for the year, click here.

For a complete list of the National Military Family Association Board of Governors and Board of Advisors, please click here

 

About the National Military Family Association

Military families serve our country with pride, honor, and quiet dedication. The National Military Family Association is the leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening and protecting the families of the men and women currently serving, retired, wounded or fallen. We provide families of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Commissioned Corps of the USPHS and NOAA with information, work to get them the benefits they deserve, and offer programs that improve their lives. Our 44 years of service and accomplishments have made us a trusted resource for military families and the Nation's leaders. To learn more, visit www.MilitaryFamily.org.

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