NGAUS Board to Discuss Budget, Awards

Washington Report

(July 11) Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, the NGAUS chairman of the board, will convene the board’s annual summer meeting Wednesday via webinar. Also meeting will be the boards of the NGAUS Insurance Trust and the National Guard Educational Foundation.

Board members will join the meeting via computer or telephone.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern time, the board will review the mid-year budget and recent audit. Board members also will consider a slate of nominees for various NGAUS awards, including the Truman Award, the association’s highest honor.

A report updating the board of efforts to grow membership is on the agenda. Board members will also hear reports from the company-grade, retiree/separated and warrant officer committees.

Luke Guthrie, the NGAUS director of industry and development, will update the NGEF board on 2017 recipients of the Spruance Legacy Award and the Leonardo DRS Guardian Scholarship awarded to children of a National Guardsmen killed in the battle against terrorism.

Anne Armstrong, the deputy director of NGEF, will discuss ongoing efforts at the National Guard Museum, including the process to gain accreditation with the American Alliance of Museums.