Greater Chattanooga Navy League Council Elects Officers

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Back row, from left, Joe Holloway, director of Membership; Larson Mick, director; Willard Rice, director Compass Points; President Mickey McCamish; Ron Galante, immediate past president and director; and Dan Saieed, director of Programs. Front row, from left, Billy Hewitt, director Legislative Affairs; Mark Parks, treasurer; David Smith, director; and Stacy Kehoe, vice president/secretary/director of Youth Programs.
Back row, from left, Joe Holloway, director of Membership; Larson Mick, director; Willard Rice, director Compass Points; President Mickey McCamish; Ron Galante, immediate past president and director; and Dan Saieed, director of Programs. Front row, from left, Billy Hewitt, director Legislative Affairs; Mark Parks, treasurer; David Smith, director; and Stacy Kehoe, vice president/secretary/director of Youth Programs.

The Greater Chattanooga Navy League Council met at the Chattanooga Choo Choo for their annual December meeting and Christmas dinner. 

At this function, the 2018-19 officers and directors were officially elected. 

The Greater Chattanooga Navy League Council supports youth programs and are supported throughout the Navy League from national annual performance awards to local council member visits and financial assistance. The council sponsors one Sea Cadet Division: Chattanooga Division, as well as a Navy Junior  ROTC unit at Howard High School.

  









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