Representatives appointed by City Manager and the Superintendent of Schools to serve as nonvoting ex-officio members
Ship's ombudsman (non-voting)
Term of Appointment
Four year terms
The committee liaisons with the Commanding Officer and the crew of the USS Newport News, and is responsible for activities which will ensure a continuous interest in and relationship with the ship, its crew, and the city. It also arranges appropriate recognition and liaison activities, to raise funds, and to support a continuing relationship between the USS Newport News and the City of Newport News.