Military Affairs Committee

Why you should join MAC:


  • Attend monthly MAC social meetings to honor a well-deserving service member who has been selected by his/her unit for exceptional work. We are able to hear their story and to meet them with a personal thank you.
  • Build strong relationships with the many active members of the military.
  • Ability to communicate community concerns to base leaders.
  • Participation in military events: changes of command, Marine Corps birthday ball, July 4th celebration, award recipient ceremonies etc.
  • Build personal relationships with the leaders of Camp Lejeune, New River Air Station, and all associated schools.
  • We have the honor of hosting four fish frys annually to thank our service members for their sacrifice and dedication.
  • The MAC is requested to assist in community functions to facilitate bridging the gap between the military and the community.

Military Affairs Steering Committee Board Members

Division Chairman of Military Affairs – Jeffrey D. Clark

MAC Chairman – Keith Williams

MAC Vice Chairman – Robert Tellez

MAC Immediate Past Chairman – Scott Smith

Chairman One-Year Appointment – Sarah Wiltgen

Chairman’s Executive Committee Rep – Dr. Ron Lingle

MAC Fish Fry Captain – Ricky Maready

Member at Large – Ed Garris

Member at Large – Mat Raymond III

Member at Large – Jeffery T. Clark

Chamber Chairman of Board – Jeb Brown

Chamber President – Laurette Leagon

MCIEAST-MCB Deputy Commander- Col Todd Ferry

MCIEAST-MCB Chief of Staff – Col Eric J. Adams

MCIEAST-MCB SgtMaj – SgtMaj Ryan Gnecco

MCAS Commanding Officer – Col Garth W. Burnett

MCAS SgtMaj – SgtMaj Douglas W. Gerhardt