Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services
 
 
RADM (Ret.) Mary P. O'Donnell, USCGR

DACOWITS Position

  • Recruitment and Retention Subcommittee Member

 

Other Positions/Employment/Community Involvement

  • Chief Human Resources and Mission Support Operations Officer, TAE Technologies
  • SVP Human Resources, Tri Alpha Technologies
  • Director, Nevada National Security Administration; Assistant General Manager, Nevada Test Site
  • American Legion
  • Rotary Club
  • Board Member, Integrated Recovery Foundation
  • Board Member, Diablo Valley Veterans Foundation
  • Military Readiness Council
  • Flag and General Officers' Network

 

Prior Military Service or Affiliation

  • United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1973-2004
  • Member, U.S. Congressional Military Leadership and Diversity Commission

 

Highest Education (Military/Civilian)

  • BA, Ohio State University
  • MA, Michigan State University
  • MPA, Golden Gate University
  • Naval War College, Tactical Operations
  • National Defense University, Strategic Planning
  • National Defense University, CAPSTONE

 

Achievements/Awards/Recognition

  • First woman to be promoted to the rank of Admiral in the U.S. Coast Guard
  • Distinguished Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with gold star, Navy Unit Commendation, Korean Theater Medal, Secretary of Defense Badge, various other military awards.

 

Recruitment and Retention Subcommittee Member
RADM (Ret.) Mary P. O'Donnell, USCGR