About Military & Veterans Affairs

David Boisselle, Director of Military AffairsDave Boisselle

Director of Military & Veterans Affairs



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"Military & Veterans Affairs is responsible for all military student recruiting, retention, and community efforts within the university. Our goal is to create a military-supportive environment where our student servicemembers, veterans, and family members can achieve their academic, transitional, and spiritual goals."

About Dave:

Before coming to Regent University, Dave Boisselle served for 29 years in the United States Navy, where he rose through the ranks from enlisted seaman to commissioned officer, attaining three nontraditional college degrees. As educational services officer in the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George Washington, he led the Navy's successful pilot program to provide graduate courses to sailors at sea via video teleconference with Old Dominion University. Since 2004, he has presented Navy Enlisted-to-Officer Program Career Days and workshops to sailors throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Upon retirement from the Navy in 2008, Dave was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. He lives in Chesapeake, Virginia with his wife, Mely. They are the proud parents of John, a software engineer, and Meaghan, a registered nurse and small business owner, and grandparents to Ethan and Molly.

Dave is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Strategic Leadership at Regent University.

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Mary ScottMary Scott, Military and Veterans Affairs Enrollment Counselor

Military & Veterans Affairs Enrollment Counselor


Before coming to Regent University, Mary Scott served four years of active duty in the United States Navy and is currently serving in the United States Navy Reserve as a Surface Warfare Officer. She is a recipient of a Navy ROTC four year scholarship, through which she obtained her commission as a Naval Officer at Tulane University. She currently holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations, as well as a Master’s degree in Adult Education and Training. During her active duty service, she deployed to the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific on a Counter Narcotics Deployment in 2006 and to the Mediterranean on a Standing NATO Maritime Group-2 (SNMG-2) deployment in 2008. She has received 2 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, while serving on board the USS Stephen W. Groves (FFG-29) and the USS Gonzalez (DDG-66). Her Reserve commands include Navy Reserve Unit United States Joint Forces Command and the Navy Reserve Unit NATO Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of Excellence.

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