FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
American Society of Naval Engineers Welcomes New Executive Director The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) is pleased to announce the selection of CAPT Dale Lumme USN (Ret.) to succeed Dr. Leigh McCue as the society’s Executive Director.
As Executive Director, Mr. Lumme will be responsible for the day to day operation of ASNE’s headquarters and direct liaison with the leadership of society’s local sections.
Dale is a graduate of the US Naval Academy, the US Air Force War College, the Armed Forces Staff College and the University of West Florida. A career naval aviator, Dale served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, the capstones of which were Executive Assistant to the Atlantic Fleet Commander, Chief of Staff to the Chief of Naval Operations, and Staff Director of the Secretary of the Navy’s Congressional Liaison Office.
In addition to a successful career in industry, Dale is a highly experienced and accomplished non-profit organization executive. He is a Trustee with the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association & Foundation Board of Trustees, the former National Executive Director of the Navy League of the United States and most recently the Executive Director of the Naval Historical Foundation.
Mr. Lumme succeeds Dr. Leigh McCue, who departed the position in December 2018, to resume a career in academia. Dr. McCue will continue to support the society as the Editorial Board Chairperson for the Naval Engineers Journal (NEJ).
“Mr. Lumme is exceptionally well matched to the needs and ambitions of our society. I look forward to working closely with him.” said ASNE National Council President, RADM Anthony Lengerich, USN (Ret.).
Please join ASNE in thanking Dr. McCue for her superb service as Executive Director, and in extending a warm welcome to Mr. Lumme as he assumes duties as our new Executive Director.
About ASNE: ASNE is the leading professional engineering society for engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, outfit, operate and maintain complex naval and maritime ships, submarines and aircraft and their associated systems and subsystems. ASNE also serves the educators who train the professionals, researchers who develop related technology, and students who are preparing for the profession. Society activities provide support for the U.S. Navy; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Marine Corps; U.S. Merchant Marine and U.S. Army. www.navalengineers.org/About
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