USNA Class of 1978 Class Officer Elections


Every five years during our reunion year our Class holds elections for all class officer positions. Nominations for the election of Class Officers opens on June 1, 2023, and will close on July 31, 2023. If you are interested in running for a position, or you want to nominate a classmate for a position, please contact our Nominating and Elections Committee Chairman, Brett Ayotte ( or one of our other committee members, Glen Ives ( or Bill Burke ( All positions are up for election: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and five Members-at-Large. Qualifications to serve as a class officer require a candidate to be a graduate member of the Class and a life member of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association. The qualifications and duties of our Class Officers, as well as, the procedures for nominating classmates and voting are outlined in our Class Charter which you can read on our class website ( Our Nominating and Elections Committee members’ contact information is posted on our website.

Once the nomination period ends, the nominating committee will determine the eligibility of the nominees and their willingness to serve.

In preparation for voting, please go to and update your contact information. Voting for Class Officers will begin on September 21, 2023, when you will be sent an official class ballot to the email address you have on file at  Voting will close on October 5, 2023. The results of the voting will be announced at the Class meeting during our Class Reunion in October.

Looking forward to seeing all at our 45th Reunion.

Fair winds…


Glen Woods

President, USNA Class of 1978