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Advisory Board

The Foundation's Advisory Board, in conjunction with the Commissioning Committee, works to bring the voice of Massachusetts into the experience of the Sailors and Families of the Submarine Massachusetts. Executive representation on the Advisory Board from leaders with connection to Massachusetts ensures that the state's institutions, capabilities, and resources are available to fulfill the Mission and Vision of the USS Massachusetts Foundation. This growing list of Advisors represent the best of the state can do and help to build a sustained relationship for the Sailors and Families of Submarine Massachusetts for the decades to come.

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General (Ret.)
Joe Dunford

General Joe Dunford served as the 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  In that capacity, he was the senior ranking U.S. officer and the principal military advisor to the President, Secretary of Defense, and the National Security Council.  

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USN Vice Admiral (Ret)
Michael Conner

Mike founded ThayerMahan in order to accelerate the United States’ ability to effectively and efficiently monitor ocean activity using autonomous systems. He serves as the company's CEO - driving direction and decision-making.

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Commissioning Committee


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