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Board of Trustees

  • General Alfred M. Gray

    General Alfred M. Gray

    Chair, Board of Trustees

    Gen. Alfred Gray (retired USMC) was the 29th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1987-91. As Commandant, General Gray assisted in the formulation of national and international policy, and strategy. He also served as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  More

  • Dr. Wallace E. Boston

    Dr. Wallace E. Boston

    APUS President, Member Board of Trustees, and CEO, American Public Education, Inc.

    Dr. Wallace E. Boston was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of APUS and its parent company, American Public Education, Inc., in July 2004. More

  • LtGen Thomas Conant

    Lt Gen Thomas Conant

    Member, Board of Trustees

    Tom Conant is the Vice President, Marine Corps Programs, in the Government Affairs Office of Lockheed Martin Corporation. He retired from the United States Marine Corps with 43 years of service in August 2014 as a Lieutenant General. More

  • Mr. David Huntoon

    LTG David Huntoon

    Member, Board of Trustees

    LTG David Huntoon is a member of the Spectrum Group in Alexandria, VA. Prior to working at The Spectrum Group, LTG Huntoon was a senior leader in the U.S. Army who completed his career as the Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, 2010-2013, in the rank of Lieutenant General. More

  • Dr. Lucie Lapovsky

    Dr. Lucie Lapovsky

    Member, Board of Trustees

    Dr. Lucie Lapovsky is an economist who consults, writes, and speaks widely on issues related to higher education finance, strategy, governance, enrollment management, and issues related to women’s leadership. She also specializes in searches for chief financial officers. More

  • Dr. Katy E. Marre

    Dr. Katy E. Marre

    Member, Board of Trustees

    Dr. Katy E. Marre is professor emerita and former associate vice president at the University of Dayton. Her distinguished academic experience includes developing, coordinating, organizing, and reviewing programs and proposals dealing with issues within graduate studies and research. More

  • Dr. J.D. Polk

    Dr. J.D. Polk

    Member, Board of Trustees

    Dr. J.D. Polk is a senior medical officer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the Office of the Chief Health and Medical Officer. He is the former Dean of Medicine for Des Moines University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. More

  • Colonel Kim Ward

    Col. Kim Ward

    Member, Board of Trustees

    Mary Kim Ward is currently serving in program development for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services for the State of Maryland. Prior to this assignment, Colonel Ward served in the Baltimore County Police Department. More

  • Zatz

    Dr. Katherine Zatz

    Member, Board of Trustees

    Dr. Katherine Houghton Zatz has spent most of her life in the service of education, from being elected, by her peers, to her local school board at the age of 16 to her recent position as Vice President for Student Development at SUNY Rockland in Suffern, New York. More

  • Mr. Frank Ball

    Mr. Frank Ball

    Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees

    Mr. Frank Ball is currently Chair of the Advisory Council of Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. He has been an adjunct faculty member and program director at Georgetown’s Center for Continuing and Professional Education since 1997. More

  • Lieutenant General Richard G. Trefry

    LTG Richard G. Trefry

    Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees

    Lieutenant General Richard G. Trefry (retired U.S. Army), served 33 years in active duty. He served as the Inspector General of the U.S. Army for six years under three Chiefs of Staff and Secretaries of the Army. After retirement, he served at the White House as the Military Assistant to the President. More