Virginia Wing Leadership
Commander - Colonel Dean Gould
Col Dean E. Gould assumed command of Civil Air Patrol’s Virginia Wing on February 4, 2017. In this position, he directs CAP efforts state-wide, overseeing 23 squadrons and 2,000 volunteers throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Vice Commander - Lt. Col. Elizabeth A. Sydow
Lt Col Elizabeth A. Sydow is the Vice Commander for Civil Air Patrol’s Virginia Wing. In this role, she provides leadership and mentorship to the wing’s 2000+ adult and teen members. She is also responsible for the wing’s budget consisting of federal, state and corporate funds, and manages the wing’s strategic goals.
Chief of Staff - Lt. Col. Calvin Chandler
Command NCO - SMSgt Marco Soave