Samantha Hagan Lingad

Director of Operations and Program Manager, United States Navy – East | Virginia Beach, VA

As Director of Operations, Samantha works with the Program Managers to coordinate national program campaigns, oversee volunteer recruitment, and establish, expand, and support United Through Reading programs throughout the United States Military. She also works directly with U.S. Navy Commands based from the Eastern half of the U.S. to Rota, Spain, and everywhere in between.

A graduate of George Mason University, she spent four years at a small nonprofit raising funds for historical sites before finding her true calling serving military families. She has worked for USO, Inc. as a programs manager and launched USO Northwest’s mobile canteen. An active duty Navy Spouse, Samantha currently resides in Virginia Beach, VA. Contact Samantha at