By AuxBeacon News Staff
The Civil Air Patrol Board of Governors has announced the addition of three new members today:
- Lt Gen Stanley E. Clarke III
- Col William A. Davidson, the former administrative assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force
- Brig Gen Leon Johnson, the National President of Tuskegee Airmen Inc
As the administrative assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, William A. Davidson served as a member of the Senior Executive Service at Headquarters U.S. Air Force in Washington, D.C. Before his retirement in October 2011, he was the Air Force’s senior career civilian adviser to the secretary, managing and supporting administratively the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, its 1,650-member Secretariat and supported field operating agencies. These include manpower, people, organization, budget, supply and the secretary’s contingency fund; information, personnel and industrial security; security oversight for U.S. treaty issues; special access programs; and anti-terrorism.
Before becoming administrative assistant in 1994, Davidson was the Deputy Administrative Assistant. He spent 22 years as an active-duty Air Force officer, serving as an Air Force Office of Special Investigations Agent and Chief of the Air Force Polygraph Program. At the time of his retirement from active duty, Davidson was the Deputy for Security and Investigative programs at Headquarters U.S. Air Force. He retired as a Colonel and entered the Senior Executive Service in 1990.
CAP’s Board of Governors is comprised of representatives from the Air Force, Civil Air Patrol and civilians involved in education, aviation and emergency management.
Clarke, Johnson and Davidson join eight other advisers to include retired Air Force Maj Gen John M. Speigel and Maj Gen Susan L. Pamerleau and retired Air Force Brig Gen Sanford “Sandy” Schlitt.
CAP members on the Board of Governors are National Commander MSgt Chuck Carr, former National Commander Brig Gen Richard L. Anderson, National Vice Commander Brig Gen Joseph R. Vazquez and Lt Col Edward F. “Ned” Lee.
Paul L. Graziani, the chief executive officer and co-founder of Analytical Graphics Inc, also serves on the BoG and was reappointed to a second three-year term last year.