Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)

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United States
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Financial Management
and Comptroller)
US-AssistantSecretaryOfTheNavy-Flag.svg
Susan J. Rabern.jpg
Incumbent
Susan J. Rabern

since August 30, 2013[1]
Formation October 1954
First holder William B. Franke
Website Official Website
Seal of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller)

The Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) (abbreviated ASN FM) is a civilian office of the United States Department of the Navy. The Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management
and Comptroller) is responsible for managing and directing all of the financial matters, including the annual budgets, of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. The Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) is also the Comptroller of the Department of the Navy. The Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) reports to the Under Secretary of the Navy.

The office was established in 1954; disestablished in 1958; and then re-established in 1961. In June 1981, the office was re-designated as Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller), but in March 1984, the name switched back to Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller).

Assistant Secretaries of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller), 1954—Present[edit]

Name Assumed Office Left Office President Appointed By Secretary Served Under
William B. Franke October 4, 1954 April 16, 1957 Dwight D. Eisenhower Charles Thomas
J. Sinclair Armstrong May 28, 1957 January 2, 1959 Dwight D. Eisenhower Thomas S. Gates, Jr.
Victor M. Longstreet September 14, 1962 December 31, 1965 John F. Kennedy Fred Korth, Paul Nitze
Charles F. Baird March 7, 1966 August 1, 1967 Lyndon B. Johnson Paul Nitze
Charles Arthur Bowsher December 18, 1967 June 30, 1971 Lyndon B. Johnson Paul Robert Ignatius, John Chafee
Frank P. Sanders August 2, 1971 May 5, 1972 Richard Nixon John Chafee
Robert D. Nesen May 31, 1972 May 15, 1974 Richard Nixon John Warner
Gary D. Penisten October 15, 1974 May 20, 1977 Gerald Ford J. William Middendorf
George A. Peapples November 3, 1977 September 1980 Jimmy Carter W. Graham Claytor, Jr., Edward Hidalgo
Robert H. Conn[2] May 1981 December 15, 1988 Ronald Reagan Edward Hidalgo, John Lehman, Jim Webb, William L. Ball
Rear Admiral James M. Seely (Acting) December 18, 1988 January 1990 William L. Ball, Henry L. Garrett III
Robert C. McCormack January 12, 1990 January 5, 1993 George H. W. Bush Henry L. Garrett III, Sean O'Keefe
Albert V. Conte (Acting) January 10, 1993 December 11, 1993 John Howard Dalton
Deborah P. Christie March 16, 1994 March 12, 1998 Bill Clinton John Howard Dalton
Gladys J. Commons (Acting) March 20, 1998 October 15, 1998 John Howard Dalton
Charles P. Nemfakos November 5, 1998 July 2, 2001 Bill Clinton Richard Danzig
Dionel M. Aviles July 17, 2001 October 8, 2004 George W. Bush Gordon R. England
Robert L. Panek (Acting) October 9, 2004 October 25, 2004 Gordon R. England
Richard Greco, Jr. October 26, 2004 2007 George W. Bush Gordon R. England, Donald C. Winter
Douglas A. Brook 2007 2009 George W. Bush Donald C. Winter
Gladys J. Commons November 3, 2009 August 29, 2013 Barack Obama Ray Mabus
Susan J. Rabern August 30, 2013 Present Barack Obama Ray Mabus

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dan Petty. "Leadership Biographies". Navy.mil. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  2. ^ Note: Conn's title was "Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management)" from June 1981 to March 1984.

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