Mike Theard

Michael Theard, serves as the Chairperson of 9th & 10th (HORSE) Cavalry Association’s (Buffalo Soldiers’) US Forest Service Program and Immediate Past President of the Buffalo Soldiers’ Washington DC Chapter. As Chairperson, he is responsible for working with his association to recruit young adult wilderness stewardship candidates and facilitating preservation of our nation’s national forests.

He is a retired US Army Master Sergeant and defense contractor. Michael also serves as the Chief Operating Officer and managing partner of RSDCGroup, an Arlington, VA based consulting firm.

Michael’s best friend is his spouse, Alease Simms Theard.