Eileen Huck became Deputy Director in the Government Relations Department in October 2012 after previously holding positions in the Youth Initiatives and Development Departments. In her role as Government Relations Deputy Director, Eileen monitors issues relevant to the quality of life of families of the uniformed services. Her areas of responsibility include Military Child Care, Children’s Education and Impact Aid; Commissary, Exchange and MWR; State Initiatives, to include the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; and Absentee Voting Rights. She is co-chair of the Military Coalition (TMC) Personnel, Compensation and Commissary committee and also represents NMFA on the TMC Retired Affairs committee.
Prior to joining the Association, Eileen volunteered as a caseworker with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society in Mayport, Florida and served as adviser to the USS HALYBURTON Family Readiness Group. She earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Georgetown University and served two tours overseas as a Foreign Service officer. A Navy spouse, Eileen has lived in Virginia, California, Florida, and Rhode Island. She currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband, CAPT Michael Huck USN, and their two children.