Mark Mavity Class Of 1984


Dr. Mavity served 34 years as a USAF physician, culminating in senior USAF and joint leadership positions. He served briefly as NASA’s Director of Health and Medical Systems. He continues to practice preventive and occupational medicine in the Northern Virginia area.

Dr. Mavity is a 1984 Distinguished Graduate. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from USUHS in 1988. He spent his early career in operational flight medicine and is board certified in Aerospace and Preventive Medicine. He has commanded at both the squadron and group levels. He served multiple tours in the Office of the USAF Surgeon General, leading aerospace medicine and Invisible Wound programs, and Chairing the $16M annual medical readiness portfolio. He was hand-picked as Command Surgeon for USAF Central Command, and subsequently as joint Command Surgeon for US Central Command.

Dr. Mavity is a Life Member of the Associate of Graduates and the Air Force Association. He has extensive non-profit board and committee experience having served on the Society of USAF Flight Surgeons Board of Governors and as Past President, Board Member, and current Ethics Chair for the American Society of Aerospace Medicine Specialists. He is a Certified Physician Executive of the American Association for Physician Leadership. As a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association he
has served on multiple committees.

Candidacy Statement

Having completed two years as an appointed AOG Board Director, I offer my continued service out of gratitude and respect for the institution that binds us all in Service. As the vested watchguard to our shared ideals and legacy, our AOG is charged with serving and providing Value to Graduates, Cadets, and the Institution itself; and is now more capably delivering on its three stated mission objectives than ever before. During my two-year tenure I have been honored to support Membership for All Graduates, and to serve on Task Forces that have reviewed our bylaws and committee structure. I remain steadfastly dedicated to ensuring our AOG remains relevant and responsive to all Graduates, as well as disciplined and compliant in our fiscal duties as your Board representative. In this light, I have been able to use my experience with multiple nonprofit boards to help inform and guide numerous Board discussions in the areas of membership and governance. I pledge to continue to make myself openly accessible to all Graduates so that we can continue to deliver support and services of Relevance and Value to all Graduates, adapting to the evolving needs of our ever-lengthening Long Blue Line. I look forward to serving you, our Cadets, and our Academy