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Dale Baugh

Board of Director
Director, CVN Life Cycle Maintenance, Newport News Shipbuilding
Dale Baugh

Work Experience

Current – Director, Newport News Shipbuilding, responsible for developing the logistics and life-cycle support programs for the CVN 78 Class nuclear-powered aircraft carriers

2009 – 2011 Vice President Newport News Nuclear, responsible for providing oversight to the Savannah River Site operations and developing operational management approaches to nuclear waste processing in the Idaho desert

2003-2007 Director of Navy Programs, Todd Pacific Shipyard Seattle, WA, responsible for operations of the 400 man, $50 Million annual Navy contract program that supported the maintenance of two nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and five combatant ships

2001-2003  Director of Fleet Maintenance, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, VA responsible for the maintenance and material readiness program  for the 180 ship Atlantic Fleet.  Planned, budgeted and expended $2 billion annually to meet ship material readiness goals.  Provided oversight for 5,000 personnel providing maintenance support services.

1999-2001 Deputy Commander, Logistics, Maintenance, Depot Operations Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. responsible for operations of the 22,000 personnel $2.1 billion annual revenue Naval Shipyard Corporation with a plant value in excess of $5 billion.  Managed 280 personnel, $1.8  billion in ship outfitting funds, Navy dry-dock certification program, Navy ship quality program, Naval Shipyard Safety and Environmental Program

1995-1999 Commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard , Bremerton, WA responsible for the operations of $900 million annual revenue company with 6 dry docks, 9 piers, 5 acres of property;  hosted 24 tenant commands; housed 5,000 sailors, 350 families; and coordinated the operations of 10,000 shipyard employees. 


1972:  BS from U.S. Naval Academy

1973:  MS from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

1973:  certified as U.S. Naval Nuclear Engineer

1995:  Executive MBA Program, Carnegie Mellon University