Chris has held senior positions in the Executive and Legislative branches of government. At the Department of Defense, her served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary of Defense, and as acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. He also served on various Government advisory boards, e.g., chair of the Department of Defense Policy Board, a groups of former Cabinet-level officials, senior military officers, and other distinguished Americans that advises the Secretary of Defense on national security policy and military strategy matters. He also held a series of Leadership and Committee professional staff positions in the United States Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, including National Security Advisor to the Senate Majority Leader, Deputy Staff Director and Budget Director on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Professional Staff Member on the House Armed Services Committee.
Mr. Chris Williams,
Vice President and Chair, NSSA Studies & Analysis Center (Chris.Williams@nssaspace.org)
Working with NSSA since September 2019, Holly provides communications, event planning, and administrative support. She is a graduate of George Washington University with a B.A. in International Affairs, concentrating in Security Policy and Europe and Eurasia, and a minor in Russian Language and Literature.
Ms. Holly Tucker,
Manager, Operations (Holly.Tucker@nssaspace.org)
Jack is the Manager of NSSA Research and Support. Jack graduated in 2017 from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations and a minor in Classical Studies. He has been published on security and political issues in the Middle East, Russia and other countries in Eastern Europe. Jack worked on Capitol Hill and with a humanitarian organization based out of Athens, Greece.
Mr. Jack Dulgarian,
Manager, Research and Support (Jack.Dulgarian@nssaspace.org)
A recent graduate from George Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Astronomy & Astrophysics and minor in History, Alexandra provides event planning, membership management, and a host of other important tasks for the Association.
Ms. Aelxandra Weikert,
Manager, Events and Membership (Alexandra.Weikert@nssaspace.org)
As Manager of Communications, Andrew leads all outreach for NSSA, manages the NSSA Website and Social Media accounts, and NSSA Zoom meetings and webinars. Andrew graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and minor in Theatre.