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The members of The Steady State are former U.S. officials who served throughout our country’s national security infrastructure in areas such as intelligence, defense policy, diplomacy, law enforcement, and as Congressional staff. Please view our distinguished members below, and contact us to learn more about our activities.

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Steering Committee

Brigham Blase Bechtel, Former CIA Intelligence Officer; Station Chief
Christy Carter, Former CIA Intelligence Officer
Ned Foley Carmody,
Former CIA Intelligence Officer, Directorate of Operations
Steven Abram Cash
, Former
CIA Intelligence Officer; Chief Counsel to U.S. Senator
Greg Delawie, Ambassador (Ret.)
Prof. Gail Helt, Former CIA Intelligence Officer
Margaret Henoch, Retired CIA Senior Intelligence Service officer
Dr. Susan J Koch, Former Senior Executive Service
Douglas H Wise, Retired CIA Senior Intelligence Service Officer; former DIA Deputy Director

Members

As of February 2022

Dr. Gordon Adams
Professor Emeritus, School of International Service, American University
Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Clinton

Mr. Javed Ali
Former Senior Director for Counterterrorism
Senior Executive Service, Senior National Intelligence Service
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II 

Mr. Eric R. Allison
Retired CIA Senior Intelligence Service Officer
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Robert Andrews
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict
Senior Executive Service; Senior Intelligence Service; Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank); Senior Congressional Staff; Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy

Ms. Marisa Barthel
Retired Intelligence Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Peter Bass
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State; Executive Assistant to National Security Advisor
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I

Mr. Brigham Blase Bechtel
Former CIA Intelligence Officer; Station Chief
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

John S. Becker
United States Navy (ret.)
Senior Enlisted Navy/Army/Air Force/Marine Intelligence/Cryptologic Veteran
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford

Ambassador Jeffery L. Bleich
Ambassador (ret.)
Senior National Intelligence Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Political Appointee
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Clinton

Mr. Rand Beers
Former Deputy Homeland Security Advisor
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service (FS Scale), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson 

Ms. Nina K Behrens
Former Chief Diplomatic Arabic Interpreter
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II

Jeffrey P. Bialos
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Industrial Affairs, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, and Special Advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Clinton  

Ms. Nada Bakos
Former CIA Analyst/Targeting Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton

Mr. Perry Blatstein
Former Central Intelligence Agency Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama

Jason Blazakis
Professor
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton

Philip C. Bobbitt
Professor of Law, Columbia University 
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Obama, Clinton, Bush I, Carter, Johnson 

Dr. Mieczyslaw P. Boduszynski
Associate Professor of Politics, Pomona College
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Mrs. Diana Bolsinger
Counterterrorism Analyst/Manager
General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Andrew Borene
Former Associate Deputy General Counsel at Department of Defense, former Senior Advisor (SETA) to ODNI IARPA, former US Marine Corps Intelligence and Special Security Officer
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II 

Mr. David Bridges
Former CIA Chief of Station
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Peter Bridges
Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy

Mr. Zachery Tyson Brown
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II

Hon. Steven A Browning
Ambassador
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ms. Susan Flood Burk
Former Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation
Senior Executive Service, General Services (GS Scale), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Mr. David Michael Buss
FSO, Retired
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon 

Mr. Bruce Robert Butterworth
Independent Transportation Security Consultant
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford 

Dr. Daniel Byman
Georgetown University
General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I 

Mr. Marc R. Cardwell
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter 

Mr. Glenn Carle
Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Transnational Threats
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Evan Carlson
Retired, General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Mr. Ned Foley Carmody
Former CIA Intelligence Officer, Directorate of Operations
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Kevin Thomas Carroll
Senior Counselor to the Secretary of Homeland Security
Senior Executive Service, Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton 

Ms. Christy Carter
Former CIA Intelligence Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton        

Mr. Edmund Carter
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson 

Mr. Steven Abram Cash
Former CIA Intelligence Officer; Chief Counsel to U.S. Senator
General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton

Ms. Judith Beth Cefkin
Ambassador, Retired
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ambassador Robert Cekuta
Foreign Service Officer  (Ambassadorial Rank), Department of State
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush 1, Reagan, Carter

Wendy Jean Chamberlin
Ambassador
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford 

Ms. Deborah P Christie
Assistant Secretary of the Navy, FM&C
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon 

Hon. James Clapper
4th Director of National Intelligence
Senior Executive Service, Commissioned Officer (Flag Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy

Ms. Victoria Cook
Retired Intelligence Officer
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ms. Sylvia Leigh Copeland
Senior CIA Officer
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Robert Crate
USN/Retired
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), Senior Enlisted Navy/Army/Air Force/Marine Intelligence/Cryptologic Veteran
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Mr. Daniel Thomas Crocker
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia, U.S. Department of Commerce
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton

Glenn Cross
Foreign Deputy National Intelligence Officer for WMD
Intelligence Community, Law Enforcement, Counter-Intelligence, Counter Terrorism, National Security
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush 2, Clinton, Bush 1,Reagan

Mr. Michael Daniel
Former Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator
Senior Executive Service, General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton

Hon. Richard Danzig
71st Secretary of the Navy
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Clinton, Carter

Deidi Delahanty
Senior Advisor, Department of State
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Biden, Trump Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Greg Delawie
Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ms. Christine Desilva
Retired U.S. Diplomat
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. John Dickas
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; State Department Office of Security and Human Rights
General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Trump, Obama

Ms. Vicki Divoll
Former General Counsel Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Senior Intelligence Service, Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton 

Prof. Tanya L. Domi
Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I

Ms. Katharine Dow
Foreign Service (fmr.)
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II.

Mr. Melvin Dubee
Former Deputy Staff Director, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Senior Executive Service, Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

William C. Eacho
Ambassador (ret.)
Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama

Mr. Larry Elletson
Sr. Staff Officer/Foreign Liaison
General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon

Ambassador Susan Marsh Elliott
NCAFP President and CEO
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I 

Ms. Rena Natansohn Epstein
Former PDB Briefer
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Mrs. Victoria Fabia
Intel Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Dr. Anthony Fainberg
Retired, US Government
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ambassador Gerald Michael Feierstein
Former Ambassador to Yemen
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford 

Ambassador Jeffrey Feltman
Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ambassador Judith Fergin
FSO, Retired
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Jon Finer
Former Chief of Staff and Director of Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama 

Ms. JC Finley
Former Intelligence Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Mr. Mark Fitzpatrick
Associate Fellow, IISS
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ms. Suzanne Fleischauer
Retired Intelligence Officer, Counterterrorism and Declassification
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Eric Ford
SFC U.S. Army (Ret.)
Senior Enlisted Navy/Army/Air Force/Marine Intelligence/Cryptologic Veteran
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Mr. Paul Frandano
Retired CIA Analyst and Program Manager, Co-founder, DCI Red Cell
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter 

Mr. Douglas Frantz
Former Assistant Secretary of State
Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama       

Mr. Mark Freedman
Former Chief of Staff, U.S. State Department Counterterrorism Bureau
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama

Dr. Henry H Gaffney
Retired from OSD 28 yrs and CNA 23 yrs
Senior Executive Service, Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy

Mr. Melvin L Gamble
Former Chief Africa Division
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford

Daniel Goldman
Director of Investigations and Senior Advisor, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York
General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff
Law Enforcement (counter intelligence/counter terrorism/other national security), Congress (National Security Oversight and Policy)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II

Mr. William Green
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Alan E. Greenfield
Senior Foreign Service (Ret.)
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ms. Jennifer A Gregg
SIS, Central Intelligence Agency
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon

Mrs. Anne Gruner
Deputy Chief WINPAC, CIA (Retired)
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Nina Hachigian
Ambassador (ret.), U.S. Mission to ASEAN
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Clinton 

Mr. David M Hansell
General Services (GS Scale)
Senior Enlisted Navy/Army/Air Force/Marine Intelligence/Cryptologic Veteran
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton

Dr. James Harris
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ambassador Donald S. Hays
Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon

Prof. Oona Hathaway
Professor of Law, Yale Law School
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama 

Prof. Gail Helt
Former CIA Intelligence Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Ms. Margaret Henoch
Retired CIA Senior Intelligence Service officer
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter 

Ms. Heather A Higginbottom
Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama

Dr. William H Hill
Retired Foreign Service Officer
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Mr. Paul Hollingsworth
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ambassador Vicki Huddleston
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Defense for Africa
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Mrs. Carol W. Humphries
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Dr. Paul Douglas Humphries
Intelligence officer
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter 

Mr. Andrew G Hyde
Consultant/Retired FSO
Foreign Service (FS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Mr. Charles G. Ikins
Colonel USMC (ret.)
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Dr. Mark R. Jacobson
Amherst College
Senior Executive Service, Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton

Ambassador Bonnie Denise Jenkins
Executive Director, Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security
Senior Executive Service, Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), General Services (GS Scale), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Ms. Jessica John
Intelligence Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Mr. Oliver John
Political/Economic Consultant, Retired FSO
General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I 

Mr. Andy Johnson
Staff Director, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Ambassador Ralph Johnson
U.S. Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassador Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale),
Office of the US Trade Representative (detail from State)
Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ambassador Beth Jones
Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon

Ambassador Deborah K Jones
Ambassador (ret.)
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Mr. William C Jones
CIA GS-15 Retired
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Richard Kahane
Retired Intelligence Officer
Senior Intelligence Service, Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy

Dr. Colin Kahl
Former National Security Advisor to VP Biden
Senior Executive Service, General Services (GS Scale), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II 

Norman Kahn
Former Intelligence Community Officer
Senior Intelligence Service
Administration: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ambassador Richard Dale Kauzlarich
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University
Senior National Intelligence Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson 

Mrs. Yvonne Keeler
General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Matthew Keene
Senior Foreign Service Officer (retired)
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton

Ambassador Laura E. Kennedy
Former Ambassador (Bush and Obama), Deputy Asst Secy of State
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford 

Dr. Richard J Kessler
Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon 

Mr. Timothy D Kilbourn
Former Dean, Sherman Kent School and PDB Briefer to the President
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Mr. Daniel Charles Kiryelejza
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Dr. Susan J Koch
Former Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford 

Ambassador John M. Koenig
Ambassador (Ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Christopher Kojm
Senior Executive Service, Senior National Intelligence Service, Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton 

Mr. Paul Richard Kolbe
Director, The Intelligence Project, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Former CIA Chief of Station and Component Chief
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Mr. David Kramer
Former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Bush II

Ambassador Lisa Kubiske
Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Mr. Richard R. La Roche
Foreign Service Officer
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson

Mr. James C. Lawler
National Security Consultant and Author
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter 

Mr. Ted Laven
Former Professor, National Security Strategy
Senior Executive Service, Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson

Ms. Joyce E. Leader
Ambassador (ret.)
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Jonathan L. Lee
Former Deputy Chief of Staff, Department of Homeland Security; Former Director for Human Rights, National Security Council Staff 
Senior Executive Service, General Services (GS Scale), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama 

Mr. J. William Leonard
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Security & Information Operations)
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon

Mr. Andrew Liepman
Former deputy director, NCTC
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. William Linder
President, 14 North
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Dr. George E Little
Former Pentagon Press Secretary and CIA Spokesman
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II 

Ambassador Lewis Lukens
Foreign Service Officer
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Eric Lynn
Political Appointee, Department of Defense (including Uniformed Services)
Former Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense
Administration: Obama

Ms. Jillene Wermer MacCreery
Retired Counterterrorism Professional
General Services (GS Scale), Senior Enlisted Navy/Army/Air Force/Marine Intelligence/Cryptologic Veteran Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ms. Shaila Manyam
Senior Vice-President, BCW and former FSO
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Ambassador Niels Marquardt
Former Ambassador to Cameroon, Madagascar, Equatorial Guinea and the Union of the Comoros
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Mr. Victor L Marsh II
Management PhD Student
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Ms. Lesa McComas
Commander, U.S. Navy (Retired)
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Mr. James Francis Mcilmail
National Security Professional
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter 

Mr. Jason McNamara
Former Chief of Staff, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Senior Executive Service, Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton 

Mr. Christopher Karl Mellon
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
Senior Executive Service, Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton

Ambassador James Desmond Melville, Jr.
Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Ritchie Miller
General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale), Senior Enlisted Navy/Army/Air Force/Marine Intelligence/Cryptologic Veteran
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ms. Deborah A. Morrisey
Retired Liaison Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Mr. Rolf Mowatt-Larssen
Former Director of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Department of Energy
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon 

Mrs. Katrina Mulligan
Managing Director for National Security at the Center for American Progress
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama 

Mr. Kyle Murphy
Former Senior Analyst, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Director for African Affairs, National Security Council Staff
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama 

Mr. Joseph Myers
Former Director for Counter Terrorism, National Security Council
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Mr. Malcolm Wrightson Nance
Cryptologic Intelligence, US Navy
Senior Enlisted Navy/Army/Air Force/Marine Intelligence/Cryptologic Veteran
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Dr. Gary Rohde Nelson
Chairman, Sigma Federal
Senior Executive Service, Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Reagan, Carter 

Mr. Tom Newcomb
Former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and former CIA Chief of Station
Senior Executive Service, General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Ambassador Thomas Niles
Ambassador to Canada, the EU and Greece, Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Canada
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy

Mr. Brian H Nilsson
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Defense Trade Controls
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Dr. John Matthew Norris
Director of Central Intelligence’s Representative to the Secretary of Defense
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ms. Suzanne Nossel
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Obama, Clinton

Mr. James C. O’Brien
Special Presidential Envoy
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Clinton, Bush I 

Gerald O’Shea
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Geoffrey Martin Odlum
Retired Foreign Service Officer
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Mr. Christopher Painter
Former Coordinator for Cyber Issues, US State Dept., former Senior Director for Cybersecurity Policy, NSC
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I 

Ambassador Maurice S Parker
Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford

Mr. Thomas Parker
FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge (Retired)
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon 

Mira Patel
Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama

Ambassador Anne Patterson
Ambassador to Egypt, Pakistan, Colombia, El Salvador
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon 

Ms. Erin Pelton
Foreign Service Officer and Director of Communications US Mission to the UN
Foreign Service (FS Scale), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Ms. Kristine L. Pelz
FSO (ret.)
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ambassador June Carter Perry
Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter 

Mr. Larry Pfeiffer
Former Chief of Staff, CIA & Former Senior Director, White House Situation Room
Senior Executive Service, Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Ms. Annie Pforzheimer
Former Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Afghanistan
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Randal L. Phillips
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

William Piekney
Hon. Robert Burns Pirie
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson 

Ambassador Steven Pifer
Former US Ambassador to Ukraine
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations:  Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Mr. Marc Elias Polymeropoulos
Retired Senior Intelligence Service Officer, Directorate of Operations, CIA
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton 

Mr. Stephen Pomper
Former Special Assistant to the President and NSC Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II 

Dr. Erik Prentice
CEO – 6th Floor Insights
Senior National Intelligence Service, General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Hon. Neil Quinter
Minority Chief Counsel and Staff Director, Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
Senior Congressional Staff, Elected Official
Administrations: Obama, Clinton

Patricia Ravalgi
Former Special Assistant to the Executive Assistant for Intelligence , Federal Bureau of Investigation
Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I
General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff

Christopher Richardson
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administration: Trump, Obama

Mr. Thomas B Robertson
Former US Ambassador to Slovenia
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford 

Ms. Deborah Rosenblum
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Mr. Todd M Rosenblum
Former Deputy Under Secretary of Intelligence, DHS
Senior Executive Service, General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Mr. DJ Rosenthal
Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security 
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama 

Mr. Paul Rosenzweig
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, DHS)
General Services (GS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Bush II, Bush I, Reagan 

Mrs. Morgann Royster-Smith
Retired Federal Employee
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I

Mrs. Brigitta Rubin
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I 

Mr. D. Craig Russell
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I 

Janet Sanderson
Independent Consultant
Foreign Service Officer (ambassadorial rank)
Foreign Service (FS scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ms. Christine Sarkes
General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. James Schumaker
Foreign Service Officer (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon

Mr. Jim Semivan
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Nick Shapiro
Former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to the CIA Director. 
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama 

Mr. John R. Sipher
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan 

Ms. Mariah Sixkiller
Former National Security Advisor to the House Majority Leader 
Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Clinton

Ambassador Dana Shell Smith
Former Ambassador to the State of Qatar
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I 

Mr. Gregory Stuart Smith
Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Clinton 

Rosa Smothers
Former CIA Cyber Threat Analyst & Technical Intelligence Officer
Trump, Obama, Bush II
General Services (GS Scale)

Mr. Adrian Snead
Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Obama

Terry Snell
Consultant, King & Spalding LLP
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service (FS Scale), Senior Congressional Staff
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford

Mrs. Mary Anne Sotos
Senior Intelligence Officer
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ambassador Karen Clark Stanton
Ambassador (ret.)
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Katy Stevens
Intelligence Community
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II

Mr. Terence Szuplat
Special Assistant to the President; Senior Director for Speechwriting, National Security Council, 2009-2017
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Clinton

Mr. Dennis Dean Tidwell
Foreign Service Officer (Retired)
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II

Mr. Thomas Tiernan
Minister Counselor
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Ambassador Alexander Vershbow
Former NATO Deputy Secretary General, US Assistant Secretary of Defense, Ambassador to NATO, Russia and Republic of Korea
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ms. Elizabeth G Verville
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon

Mr. David Eckels Wade
Chief of Staff to US Department of State
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Obama

Ms. Tracy Walder
Former CIA Staff Operations Officer, Former FBI Special Agent
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton

Ambassador Jenonne Walker
Ambassador of the United States to the Czech Republic (retired)
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson

Mr. Ronald Ward
NSA Intelligence Officer and Foreign Service Officer
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank), General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Reagan, Carter, Ford

Mr. Thomas S. Warrick
Former DHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Policy
Senior Executive Service, General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton

Hon. Andy Weber
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs
Senior Executive Service, General Services (GS Scale), Foreign Service (FS Scale), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. William F. Wechsler
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combatting Terrorism
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Clinton

Charles Wells, Colonel (R)
Commissioned Officer (Non-Flag Rank)
Intelligence Community, Department of Defense (including Uniformed Services)
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan

Mr. Donald Haywood White
Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive)
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford

Kevin Whitaker
Former U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 2014-19
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Department of State
Administrations: Biden, Trump, Obama, Bush 43, Clinton, Bush 41, Reagan, Carter

Ms. Lisa Whitley
Foreign Service Officer
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II

Prof. Jon A. Wiant
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research and Director of Intelligence Policy, National Security Council
Senior Executive Service, Senior Intelligence Service, Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford  

Mr. Jonathan M. Winer
Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State International Law Enforcement 
Senior Executive Service, Senior Congressional Staff, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Clinton 

Mr. Douglas H Wise
Retired CIA Senior Intelligence Service officer; former DIA Deputy Director
Senior Intelligence Service
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter 

Mr. Edward M Wittenstein
Lecturer in Global Affairs, Yale University
General Services (GS Scale)
Administrations: Bush II 

Mr. Tom Wolfson
Senior Foreign Service
Foreign Service (FS Scale)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter

Ambassador Lee Wolosky
Former Ambassador and NSC Official
Senior Executive Service, Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank), Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama, Bush II, Clinton 

Mr. Carl Woog
NSC Director for Strategic Communication
Senior Executive Service, Political Appointee
Administrations: Obama 

Ambassador Norman Alan Wulf
Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation–Civil Service
Senior Executive Service
Administrations: Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, Johnson

Ambassador Joseph Y Yun
Former Special Representative for North Korea Policy
Foreign Service Officer (Ambassadorial Rank)
Administrations: Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan