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Executive Team

Aubrey Cox Ottenstein

Global Executive Director

Kolby Keo


Alexander Wilson

Managing Director

Colleen Moore

Communications Director & Chief of Staff

Executive Support Team

Jay Heisler

Info Manager

Thamar Harrigan

Youth Summits Director

Paul A. Sherman

Head of Global Operations

Dorena Dyrmishi

Head of Human Capital

Courtney Powell

Head of Special Events

Communications Team

Ben Goodrich

Deputy Director of Communications

Evelyn Heck

Newsletter Editor

Christina Kanmaz

Media Relations Specialist

Sarah Martin

Social Media Officer

Marc Gutierrez

Communications Officer

Maggie Carleen

Communications Officer

Thomas Durham

Communications Officer

Madalyn Medrano

Communications Officer

Events Team

Marc Larance

Head of Programs

Spandana Singh

Events Manager

Adam Tabaka

Events Manager

Scarlett Ho

Events Manager

Membership Team

Antoine Battle

Membership Co-Director

Benjamin Lutz

Membership Co-Director

Ryanna Miller

Membership Coordinator

Discussion Groups

Jennifer Perron

Director, Discussion Group Program

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Jacob Breach

Chair, Defense Discussion Group

Diana Schoder

Co-Chair, Energy and Environment Discussion Group

Justin Margolis

Co-Chair, French Language Discussion Group

Mercedes Yanora

Co-Chair, Hindi Language Discussion Group

Leo Lin

Co Chair, Information Warfare and Intelligence

Stephana Henry

Co-Chair, Latin America Discussion Group

Spandana Singh

Co-Chair, CyberSecurity Discussion Group

Paige Young

Co-Chair, Defense Discussion Group

Tia Potskhverashvili

Co-Chair, Energy and Environment Discussion Group

Tejeswara Reddy

Chair, International Development Discussion Group

Sarah Tralins

Chair, Latin America Discussion Group

Laura Mendoza

Chair, Spanish Language Discussion Group

Justin Marinelli

Chair, Nuclear Weapons Discussion Group and Google AdWords program

Emma Robinson

Chair, Chinese Language Group

Rebecca Brown

Chair, Combating Terrorism Discussion Group

Robert Thomas

Co-Chair, East Asia Discussion Group

Jonathan Meza

Chair, Europe & Eurasia Discussion Group

Gabrielle Gould

Chair, Gender in Foreign Policy Discussion Group

Abigail Stahl

Co-Chair, Human Rights Discussion Group

Nausheen Rajan

Co-Chair, International Development Group

Scott Weiner

Chair, Middle East Discussion Group

Alan Carroll

Chair, Cybersecurity Discussion Group

Deniz Houston

Co-Chair, Europe & Eurasia Discussion Group

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Julia O'Connor

Co-Chair, Gender in Foreign Policy Discussion Group


Michael Tint

Chair, Grand Strategy Discussion Group

Liam Bamford

Chair, Information Warfare and Intelligence Discussion Group

Carlos Rodriguez

Chair, International Trade and Finance Discussion Group

Laura Amortegui

Co-Chair, Spanish Language Discussion Group

Charged Affairs

Shane Szarkowski


Michael Sexton

Managing Editor

Jeremy Fugleberg

Social Media Manager

Mariya Ilyas

Contributing Editor

Anup Rao

Senior Editor

Cynthia Kao

Senior Editor

Mercedes Yanora

Senior Editor

Fellowship Program

Sean McGuffin

Director and Managing Editor

Owen Daniels

Assistant Managing Editor

Nikolina Stoykova

Assistant Managing Editor

Danielle Preskitt

Assistant Managing Editor

Ryan Gardiner


Dan Haverty


Elliot Waldman


Meagan Dashcund