Senior Fellows

If you have any questions about the CCHS senior fellows program and/or the application process, please contact us at or 202-994-2437.

Note: Senior Fellows are not CCHS employees. Please use the below hyperlinks to individual web pages for any available contact information, otherwise email with any inquires.


The full list of CCHS senior fellows are listed below, segmented by the four task forces on which they will each serve.

A. Counterterrorism and Intelligence Task Force

Max Abrahms, Northeastern University
David CarabinBoston Police Department
Pierre-Edouard ColliexMinistry of Interior, French Republic
Matthew DohertyHillard Heintze
Rich EspositoNBC News
Kevin Giblin, Mercyhurst College Ireland
David GomezTetra Tech, EMI
Scott HelfsteinBNY Mellon Investment Management
John KavanaghPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Paul Kissel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Kalev Leetaru, GDELT Project
Jon NowickLeidos
Brian NussbaumState University of New York (SUNY) at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs
Aki PeritzCenter for Intelligence Policy
Heather RaitiEntegra Systems
Ambassador Javier RuperezRuperez International, LLC
Paul SmithLawrenson Smith, LLC
Keith SquiresUtah Department of Public Safety
Todd Stein, 1Unit, LLC
Michelle van CleaveJack Kemp Foundation
Christopher Voss, The Black Swan Group

B. Cybersecurity Task Force

Michael AisenbergThe MITRE Corporation
Adam BobrowForesight Resilience Strategies
Colonel Jonalan Brickey, Army Cyber Institute
Robert DannenbergIndependent Consultant
Helen DomeniciIndependent Consultant
Lindsay Dorland, Zeichner Risk Analytics, LLC
Michael EdwardsNorthrop Grumman
Brian FinchPillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Gregory Gardner, NetApp
Jeff GreeneSymantec Corporation
Geoff Hancock, Advanced Cybersecurity Group
Gail Harris, Independent Consultant
Dan HorowitzH3 Strategies, LLC
Nathan Lesser, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Charles MagnessNorthrop Grumman
Matthew McCabeMarsh 
George Salmoiraghi, Independent Consultant
Mitch Silber, K2 Intelligence
Jeff Snyder, Raytheon Company
Clint WattsMiburo Solutions, Inc.
Mark Young, IronNet Cybersecurity, Inc.

C. Preparedness and Infrastructure Resilience Task Force

Ray BarishanskyConnecticut Department of Public Health
Jason Thomas BarnoskyObsidian, A Cadmus Company
Nicholas CagliusoNew York City Health & Hospitals Corporation
Darrell Darnell, The George Washington University
William FlynnGARDA Risk Management, LLC
Daniel KaniewskiHomeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute
David McIntyre, Texas A&M University
Jeanne MeserveThe Communication Center
Thomas MintonExelon Corporate Information Security Services
Kirstjen NielsenSunesis Consulting, LLC
Chip Rodgers, The Real Estate Roundtable
Ophelia Roman
Jeffrey SarnackiQuicken Loans
Rick Saunders, Dynamis, Inc.
Scott Somers, Phoenix Fire Department
Ronald TaylorCenter for Strategic Leadership in Complex Environments
Tevi TroyAmerican Health Policy Institute
Ginger TurnerSwiss Re
Andrew Weis, Aveshka, Inc.

D. Homeland Security Strategy and Emerging Threats Task Force

Richard Burke, Delta Risk, LLC
Andrew Coffey, IEM
Jordin Cohen, Noblis
Rich CooperU.S. Chamber of Commerce National Chamber Foundation
Chris Cummiskey, Cummiskey Strategic Solutions, LLC
Kenneth DunlapInternational Air Transport Association
Matthew FlemingHomeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute
Patrick ForrestNational Association of Manufacturers
John HalinskiS&R Investments LLC
Monte HawkinsCentral Intelligence Agency
Jennifer HestermanWatermark Risk Management International
Randall LarsenHomeland Security Associates, LLC
Carie LemackIndependent Consultant
Thomas LeonardThe Enright Group
Robert Liscouski, Convergent Risk Group
Bruce Miller, Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Todd Morris, Attain
Fred Rosa, RADM, USCG (Ret.), Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Todd RosenblumNational Security Outcomes
Michael RussellAmerican University
Chad SweetThe Chertoff Group
David TrulioRaytheon International, Inc.