About Military & Veterans Affairs
Director of Military & Veterans Affairs
"Military & Veterans Affairs is responsible for all military recruiting, retention, and community efforts within the university. Our goal is to create a military-supportive environment where servicemembers, veterans, and spouses can pursue their academic, professional, personal and spiritual goals."
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 Enlisted-to-Officer Program Career Days and workshops to sailors throughout Hampton Roads, Va. Upon retirement from the Navy in 2008, Dave was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. He lives in Chesapeake, Va., with his wife, Mely. They are the proud parents of John, a software engineer, and Meaghan, a registered nurse, and grandparents to Ethan.
Dave is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Strategic Leadership at Regent University.
Military & Veterans Affairs Enrollment Counselor
Before coming to Regent University, Mary Scott served 4 years of active duty in the United States Navy and is currently serving over 4 years in the United States Navy Reserve as a Surface Warfare Officer. She is a recipient of a Navy ROTC 4 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 Studies, 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 onboard 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. She lives in Virginia Beach, Va. with her husband Hiro Johnson and daughter Chloe Marie.