Task Forces


NGAUS Task Forces are special committees appointed by the NGAUS Chairman of the Board and Board of Directors. Task Forces work closely with the NGAUS Legislative staff to provide input on Resolutions and Fact Sheets, and to advise the General Conference Committee on Resolutions. Task Forces members are subject matter experts in their military capacity related to National Guard readiness, modernization, and force structure.

Army Task Forces

Army Aviation

Chair: Col. Greg Hartvigsen

Vice-Chair: Lt. Col. Jayme Rae

Combat Vehicle

Chair: Maj. Gen. Greg Lusk


Chair: Col. Jennifer Mitchell

View Army Resolutions

Army Sustainment

Chair: Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Beth Austin


Chair: Col. Stefanie Horvath

Fire Support

Chair: Brig. Gen. Russell Johnson

Air Task Forces

Combat Air Forces

Chair: Col. Shannon Smith

Mobility Air Forces

Chair: Col. Stephen Gwinn

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Combat Support-Mission Support

Chair: Col. David May

Joint & Personnel Task Forces


Chair: Col. Peter Bickel


Chair: Maj. Gen. Michael Stone
Vice-Chair: Col. Gent Welsh

View Joint & Personnel Resolutions

Domestic Operations

Chair: Brig. Gen. Ralph Hedenberg