B.R.A.V.O. Officers

Trey Smith


Email: BRAVO@mtsu.edu

Marissa Lusz 

Vice President, Treasurer

Jackie Evans


Patrick G Richey

Dr. Patrick G. Richey

Faculty Adviser 

Dr. Patrick (Pat) Richey earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi. He earned his M.A. from Stephen F. Austin State University and his B.A. from Louisiana College. Pat spent nine years in the Army in Civil Affairs leaving as a Sargent. His unit, 418th Civil Affairs Battalion, was attached to 4th Infantry Division during Operation Iraqi Freedom I based out of Tikrit, Iraq. While in Iraq, Sgt. Richey was awarded the Combat Action Badge.

At Middle Tennessee State University, Pat is the faculty adviser of BRAVO and the Director of Forensics for the MTSU Debate Team as well as Assistant Professors in Communication. Pat is married to his former college debate partner, Rebecca (Becky) Joyce Teater, whom he met through debate and proposed to at The Worlds Championship Debate in Toronto, Canada. Pat and Becky have two children, Abigail Marie (7) and Robert Josef (3) as of April 2014. 


If you have questions, contact BRAVO@mtsu.edu