THE QUIET PROFESSIONALS
UNITED STATES ARMY WARRANT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
Michael D. Dye, CW5, USA
CW5 Michael Dye is the National President of the United States Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA) and as such, serves as the principal executive officer of the Association. His primary duty is to supervise and control the business affairs of the Association. He also serves as the Chairperson of the National Board of Directors, National Board of Directors Executive Committee, Council of Presidents and the Annual Meeting of the Members.
Prior to accepting his current position in October of 2022, he served as the USAWOA National Secretary. He is a Life Member of the USAWOA with over 25 years of active-duty service as an Army Warrant Officer.
Additionally, CW5 Dye serves as a Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) for a Military Intelligence Brigade at Fort Meade, Maryland where he is responsible for Warrant Officer readiness, training, leader development and talent management for more than 125 Warrant Officers assigned to more than 40 locations around the world.
He is a graduate of Excelsior College with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies. He is married to Amy, herself a retired Warrant Officer, and they have two children, Rachel and Aaron. His oldest daughter, Ashley also served in the US Navy and along with her husband Tyler, are the proud parents of his two grandchildren, Liam and Eliana.
National Vice President
CW4 Louise Lingenfelser, USA
CW4 Louise C. Lingenfelser became a member of the United States Army Warrant Officer Association (USAWOA) November 2010.
CW4 Lingenfelser accepted the appointment as the Keystone Silver Chapter Warrant Officer Association, Secretary from January 2014 – December 2018. After completing her time as Keystone Silver Chapter Secretary, she was awarded the Honorable Order of the Eagle Rising Bronze Award from the USAWOA.
CW4 Lingenfelser was nominated as the Keystone Silver Chapter Warrant Officer Association, President from January 2019 – August 2022.
In 2019 CW4 Lingenfelser became a life member to multiple organizations; Association of Quartermasters, National Guard Association of the United States; and 1918 Society of the United States Army Warrant Officer Association.
CW4 Lingenfelser accepted appointment as the United States Army Warrant Officer Association, National Treasurer from April 2020 – October 2022.
CW4 Lingenfelser was nominated as the United States Army Warrant Officer Association, National Vice President October 2022 – Present.
CW4 Lingenfelser is a graduate of Duquesne University with a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Business Ethics (with honors through Golden Key International Honour Society), and Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.
December 2020, CW4 Lingenfelser became a life member of the United States Army Warrant Officer Association.
CW5 Vickie Carriaga
Chief Warrant Officer Five Vickie Carriaga is the National Secretary of the United States Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA). She has served previously both at the National and Chapter levels as the Northeast Region Director, National Treasurer, Chapter President, Chapter Vice President and Chapter Secretary. She has been a member of the USAWOA since 2005 and became a Life Member in 2016. She is also a member of the Signal Corps Regimental Association, National Guard Association of the United States, and the 1918 Society of the United States Army Warrant Officer Association.
She graduated from Keller Graduate School of Management with a Masters in Network and Communications (with Distinction) and from the University of Guam with a Bachelor’s of Art in Psychology (Magna Cum Laude).
She is married to Cinnamon Carriaga and has four children and five grandchildren. Her two youngest sons are proudly serving in the US Air Force and Unites States Navy.
National Treasurer and Budget Committee Chair
Joachim J. Consiglio, CW5, USA Ret
Chief Warrant Officer Five Joachim “Joe” Consiglio, US Army Retired, joined the national leadership of the United States Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA), where he serves as the National Treasurer and Budget Committee Chair. He was previously the National President from 2018 - 2022. CWO Consiglio completed 32 years of uniformed service in a variety of positions primary in logistics and supply chain management. He is a life member of USAWOA.
His emphasis is on recruiting and retaining membership, strengthening our association’s already significant impact within The Military Coalition (TMC), and fostering a growing sense of community throughout our Regions.
Prior to accepting his current position in October of 2018, he served USAWOA as National Vice President, National Social Media Outreach Committee Chairman, Senior Warrant Officer on the Military Officer Association of America (MOAA) President’s Advisory Council, European Region Director, South of the Alps Chapter President, and other Chapter level positions.
He is a graduate of Trident University International with a Master of Business Administration, Excelsior College with a Bachelor of Business Administration (cum laude), and Northern Virginia Community College with an Associate of General Studies.
Mr. Consiglio is married to the former Deborah Williams of Fort Worth, Texas, they have four children and two Grandson.
John R. “Jack” Du Teil, CW4 Ret
CW4 (Ret) Jack Du Teil is the Executive Director of the United States Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA). As such, he is the full-time administrative director of the Association and its National Headquarters Staff. His primary duty is to perform day-to-day conduct of the official business of the Association, on behalf of the elected national leadership of the USAWOA.
CW4 (Ret) Du Teil serves as the USAWOA’s principal point of contact with representatives of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense (DoD), United States Congress and the White House. He additionally represents the USAWOA in all functions of The Military Coalition (TMC), where he serves as its recently reelected President, and Co-Chair of its Personnel Committee. He also serves on the Department of Defense Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel. Additionally, CW4 (Ret) Du Teil serves as Senior Editor of the USAWOA Newsliner, the monthly magazine of the USAWOA, and as an ex-officio member on all established USAWOA national committees.
He previously served the USAWOA as National Treasurer, Chapter President, Chapter Vice President, and Chapter Secretary. He is a Life Member of the USAWOA and many other associations in The Military Coalition. He also serves as Vice President of the Jack B. Sacks Foundation, a charitable foundation, founded in the District of Columbia; and on the board of directors of the Warrant Officer Historical Foundation.
Mr. Du Teil retired from the United States Army in 2012, with 26 years of active federal service. His last assignment was as Chief Administrator of the Office of the Chief Counsel, National Guard Bureau. He was decorated 27 times in his career (three times in combat), his highest award being the Legion of Merit. He is a graduate of Columbia Union College, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He is married to Karen, and together they are the proud parents of Michelle.