Jen Tyll '01

Eastern Region Trustee 

Jen Bohr Tyll ’01 was commissioned as an ensign in the Navy and assigned as the Damage Control Assistant on the AEGIS cruiser Lake Champlain. The only female engineer-she was responsible for fire safety, water-tight enforcement, and emergency response training for over 285 personnel.

On her second tour, Jen was selected to be the Flag Secretary for Marine Corps Brigadier General Joe Medina ’76 USMC (Ret.), serving as the first USMC flag officer to lead an Expeditionary Strike Group afloat. As her tour progressed, she assumed the additional duties of the Flag Aide, serving in both roles on a seven-month deployment to the Middle East. In her “free time,” she became an ACE-certified personal trainer and was honored to serve as the Ombudsman for SEAL Team FOUR for two years, and three of their operational deployments. Upon her departure from the military, Jen was employed as a member of a Business Development team for the Lockheed Martin Corporation in Washington, DC.

In September of 2008, James, the first of Jen’s four children, was born. After moving to Maine in 2009, three daughters would follow - Grace in 2010; Faith in 2012; and finally, Eve in 2016.

Jen currently works as a project manager for Camden National Bank, after working for four years with Maine & Co., a private, nonprofit focused on economic development within  Maine. She is a volunteer lacrosse coach, a Girl Scout troop leader, and an active participant in the American Legion, the local town's Family Network and Care Coalition, and numerous other community endeavors.

Jen remains an active alumnus of the Naval Academy, serving as the Class President for the Class of 2001; the Chair for the Council for Annual Giving; the Chapter President for Maine alumni; is a member of the Area Coordinator Steering Committee, as well as the Area Coordinator for the Blue Gold Officers of Maine. She is a non-voting member of the Alumni Association & Foundation Board of Trustees on the communications and admissions committees, and was selected to serve as a member of the Alumni Association’s Strategic Plan 2030.