Wisconsin Chapter Leadership
Chapter President / Fox Valley Leader I Tim Mahoney ’10
Tim assumed duties as Chapter President in January 2017. As a Midshipman, Tim was a squad leader in 19th Company and Battery Platoon Commander in the Drum and Bugle Corps. He completed a B.S. in Computer Science & Information Technology in 2010 and received a service assignment of Surface Warfare Officer (Information Professional Option)
Tim’s first sea tour was aboard USS GREEN BAY (LPD-20) in San Diego, California from 2010-2012 where he completed the ship’s Maiden Deployment and qualified as a Surface Warfare Officer. After his initial sea tour, Tim laterally transferred under U.S. Fleet Cyber Command. He was stationed at U.S. Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam from 2012-2015 where he completed his Information Professional (Basic) qualification and earned his Information Warfare Officer pin.
Tim departed active duty in 2015 to pursue graduate education and to start his civilian career in Wisconsin. During his graduate studies, Tim worked in Cyber Threat Management and Cyber Threat Operations at Northwestern Mutual in Milwaukee. Additionally, he proposed, implemented, and launched small start-up, DairylandBars.com, a “Yelp-like” web application to help fans find the best places to watch Wisconsin sports throughout the world.
Tim will be completing a Master of Science in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in May 2017 before starting an Evening MBA program in the fall. Tim resides in Green Bay with his wife, Jennifer, and their two dogs.
Vice President – Milwaukee AreaI Aaron Berglin ’96
This person will help organize/facilitate Navy sports game watches and professional networking opportunities in the Milwaukee area.
Vice President – Madison Area I VACANT ‘XX
This person will help organize/facilitate Navy sports game watches and professional networking opportunities in the Madison area. If you are interested in this position, please contact us.
Secretary I VACANT ‘XX
This person will be responsible for communication between USNA, the Alumni Association, and our local chapter. They will update the website’s calendar and website with pertinent information to chapter members, and promote the chapter’s social media presence. They will transcribe meeting minutes for Quarterly Officers Calls. If you are interested in this position, please contact us.
Treasurer I VACANT ‘XX
This person is responsible for the collection and disbursement of funds for the Chapter. Other responsibilities include compiling the triennial count of active members and submitting the annual Form 990-EZ to the IRS. If you are interested in this position, please contact us.
Other Chapter Leaders
Flag Mentorship / Cushing Award I VADM Dirk Debbink ’77
Vice Adm. Debbink graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering in June 1977. He completed his master’s in Business Administration at the University of Chicago in June 1990.
During his initial period of active service, he served aboard USS Fanning (FF 1076) and as flag aide to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Japan in Yokosuka, Japan.
Debbink transitioned to the Reserve component in 1983. During the next 19 years, he was assigned to numerous selected Reserve billets, supporting Navy and Joint Forces active component commands in the United States and overseas.
Selected for flag rank in 2002, he has served in Reserve component flag billets in the Pacific and Navy Region Midwest, including Reserve deputy commander and chief of staff, U.S. Pacific Fleet. He was called to active duty to serve as deputy chief of Navy Reserve in October 2007. Additionally, he served on the Secretary of Defense Reserve Forces Policy Board from August 2006 to July 2008.
In his final assignment, Debbink became the chief of Navy Reserve on the staff of the chief of naval operations in Washington, D.C., July 22, 2008.
As a drilling Navy Reserve Sailor prior to his call to active duty, he was chairman of a regional design/build general contracting firm in Oconomowoc, Wis.
Blue and Gold Area Coordinator I CDR Craig Walker ’83