Timothy A. Mullen
Class of 1975
Colonel Mullen has all of the qualities the CHSAA has set as a guideline for induction into the Hall of Fame. His level of success in his chosen career of Law is amazing. A review of biography, advanced education, assignments, major awards and decorations is quite lengthy and distinguished.
After graduation from Chelmsford High School in 1975, Tim attended the University of Lowell. He graduated from ULowell in 1981, earning two Bachelor Degrees: BS-Business Management and BA-Political Science. Following a successful undergraduate education, Tim enrolled in the California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA. During his senior year, Tim was selected to the prestigious Law Review. He received his Juris Doctor degree in 1984.
Colonel Mullen began his long and distinguished military career with the United States Naval Reserve in 1982 and has steadily risen through the ranks. He was nominated by President Obama to receive the rank of Brigadier General in early 2014. He was confirmed by the U. S. Senate in April, 2014, and awaits appointment to his new rank by the Massachusetts Air National Guard.
In his civilian capacity Governor Patrick appointed Tim in January, 2014, as the State Quartermaster, responsible for the care and control of approximately $1,000,000,000.00 of lands and buildings for military purposes and all other military property of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Colonel Mullen's military career has brought him to over 14 different countries, including France, Italy, Greece, Bosnia, Poland, and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzogovina. He was also deployed onto the aircraft carrier USS Kennedy and the battleship Iowa.
Colonel Mullen maintains diplomatic status for his work with the United Nations in Poland and Ecuador to aid the local people in peacekeeping missions