Texas Navy Association

Board of Directors

Honorary Commander-In-Chief
Honorable Greg Abbott
Governor of Texas

The membership selects three members at large every year at the annual meeting, who will each serve a three year term on the Board. At that time, the Board selects its officers for a calendar year term. To contact these officers, log in to the web site using your member log in, and look at the directory under MEMBERS ONLY.

2023 - 2024


(Appointed to the Board)

President: David Wetzel

Vice President: Scott Powell

Treasurer: James Bernsen 

Secretary: Kathy Howell

 Past President: Jim Tyson

2023 Elected Directors and their current term (* indicates 2nd term)

Charlie Patterson - 01/01/2022 to 01/31/2024
James Bernsen - 1/1/2022 to 12/31/2024
Chris Haase - 11/12/2022 to 12/31/2023

Bob Fry - 1/1/2022 to 12/31/2024

Jimmy Peet - 01/01/2023 to 12/31/2025
Kathy Howell - 01/01/23 to 12/31/2024
Mariann Laughlin - 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024
Wayne Courreges - 01/01/2023 to 12/31/2025
David Wetzel - 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2025

Scott Powell - 01/01/2023 to 12/31/2023

Additionally, each Squadron gets to pick a representative, who is a voting board member. This person is not subject to the same terms as elected board members. Past Presidents and Squadron Commanders also have a seat and voice at all board meetings ex-officio Board Members but do not vote. Following are the squadrons, their commanders, and their voting representative:

C. E. Hawkins Squadron
Squadron Commander - Andy Hall
Squadron Representative - Bill Turner

Chester W. Nimitz Squadron
Squadron Commander - James Ellison
Squadron Representative - Nick Gilliam

Edwin Moore Squadron
Squadron Commander - Mitch Fuller
Squadron Representative - Kathy Howell

Mirabeau B. Lamar
Squadron Commander - Robert Williams
Squadron Representative - Dave Haglund

Sam Houston Squadron
Squadron Commander - Asa Lockhart
Squadron Representative - Carolyn Lightfoot

Samuel May Williams Squadron
Squadron Commander - Jimmy Peet
Squadron Representative - Greg Delk

Tom Toby Squadron
Squadron Commander - Don Nesbitt
Squadron Representative - Terry Miller

Zavala Squadron
Squadron Commander - Travis Patterson
Squadron Representative - Tom Hauser

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