David Snow

EdD, 2013


Dave Snow is the director of military affairs for the Board of Regents, University System of Georgia where he promotes higher education awareness, access, collaboration, and achievement for all current and past members of the military community: Reserve Component, Active Component, National Guard and veterans. His passion and goal is to work with Georgia institutions, regents, legislators, and communities to better serve those who have served this great nation. One Team, One Fight!

Previously, he served as assistant professor at National Defense University’s Joint Forces Staff College. He taught mid-senior grade military officers, civilian leaders, and international fellows a myriad of topics relating to national security, strategic planning and communications, humanitarian assistance, and multinational cooperation. He also served as an assistant professor, associate professor, department chair and senior administrator for naval programs at Auburn University, University of Memphis and University of Mississippi.  

Snow is a retired United States naval officer with years of experience in higher education, engineering, IT program management, community outreach, student advising and recruiting, public affairs and budgeting. He brings a unique international perspective having traveled around the globe and previously resided in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. During three years working in NATO, he met with dignitaries and various ministries of member nations.     

Prior to joining National Defense University, he served as a human resources policy manager for the U.S. Navy managing manpower and training requirements for 87,000 personnel in 19 career fields. He earned an MBA from Auburn University, MA in Military History from Norwich University, and BA in marketing from Georgia College and State University.