Marvin L. Tooman
Marvin L. Tooman, West Des Moines, Iowa, was elected for the first one-year term as National Secretary effective October 1, 2013. Tooman has been an AFA member since 1991 and is a Life Member. During his undergraduate studies, he was a member of the Arnold Air Society. Within AFA, he has served as Gen. Charles A. Horner Chapter President, Iowa State President, and Midwest Region President. Nationally, he previously served as a member of the Field Council, the Membership Committee and the Aerospace Education Council. Tooman is recipient of the AFA Medal of Merit and Exceptional Service Award and was Midwest Member of the Year 2004. Tooman has served as President and CEO of a regional health care corporation providing rehabilitation services for individuals with brain injury. He served as a volunteer as Secretary and then President of the National Association of Health Facility Survey Agencies. In the Air Force, Tooman served five years on active duty as Electronic Combat Countermeasures Officer on a B-52 and 22 years in the 132nd Fighter Wing, Iowa Air National Guard. Within this unit, he was Chief of Base Administration, Chief of Personnel, Wing Electronic Combat Measures Officer, Chief of Intelligence, and Support Group Commander. Tooman holds a bachelor’s and doctoral degree from Drake University and a master’s degree from Central Michigan University. He retired as Iowa’s Chief Regulator for Health Care.