The Fairfax-Lee Chapter of the Association of the United States Army inducted new leaders at its “Last Wednesday Social” on June 26 at the Hilton Springfield.
Lt. Col. (ret.) Nancy Jean-Louis was inducted as president of the chapter, replacing Lt. Col. (ret.) Ken Britt.
Jean-Louis has been a member of the chapter’s board of directors for four years and most recently served as vice president for individual membership. She retired from the Army in 2012 and is founder and CEO of Property Angels Investing LLC. She is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Fellow and holds a master’s degree in international security from University of Southern California.
Jean-Louis is also on the board of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Prince Willian County Inc., and the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce Veterans Council.
Britt has been with the Fairfax-Lee Chapter for 11 years and served as chapter president for the past two years. During his term, the chapter grew from 3,000 to 5,000 members and from 30 community partners to over 50. Britt was recognized for his leadership, dedication, and compassion for soldiers with AUSA’s Distinguished Service Award.
Col. (ret.) Gordon Sumner was the master of ceremonies for the event and Command Sgt. Maj. (ret.) Doug Gibbens, president of the 2nd Region of AUSA traveled from Indiana to officiate the induction ceremony.
The induction ceremony also recognized Kathy Callahan, who was re-elected to a second term as first vice president.
Information about AUSA is available at AUSA.org.