International Advisory Council

This diverse group of prominent individuals lends perspective to the activities of CNS.

Ambassador Urban Ahlin
Swedish Ambassador to the United States and former Speaker of the Parliament of Sweden
Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Alexei Arbatov
Center for International Defense,
Institute for World Economy & International Relations
Moscow, Russian Federation

Congressman Howard Berman (Ret., D-California)
Senior Advisor, Covington & Burling LLP
Washington, DC

The Honorable Edmund G. (“Jerry”) Brown, Jr.
Former Governor of the State of California
Sacramento, CA

Mr. Kevin J. Cuddy
Government and Regulatory Affairs Executive
Export Regulation Office
Washington, D.C.

Dr. Jeffrey Dayton-Johnson (ex-officio)
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Institute
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Monterey, CA

Dr. Gloria Duffy
Chief Executive Officer
Commonwealth Club of California
San Jose, CA

Ambassador Rolf Ekéus
Former Chairman of the Board
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Stockholm, Sweden

Ms. Rosemarie Forsythe
Former Director, International Political Strategy
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Washington, DC

The Honorable Rose Gottemoeller
Steven C. Házy Lecturer, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
Stanford, CA

The Honorable John Holum
Former US Under Secretary of State
for Arms Control and International Security
Annapolis, MD

Ms. Gretchen Hund
Former Director
Center for Global Security
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Seattle, WA

Doreen McElvany
Philanthropist and Sponsor (with her husband)
Doreen and Jim McElvany Nonproliferation Challenge

Mr. Cary Neiman
Real Estate Developer
Carmel Valley, CA

Senator Sam Nunn (Ret., D-Georgia)
Co-Chair, Nuclear Threat Initiative
Senior Partner, King & Spalding
Washington, DC

Representative Jimmy Panetta
US House of Representatives (D-California)
Washington, DC

Dr. Edward J. Shanahan
Former Headmaster, Choate Rosemary Hall
Wallingford, CT

The Honorable Andrew C. Weber
Non-resident Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and
Head of Global Partnerships at Metabiota, San Francisco

H.E. Elayne Whyte Gómez
Director-General of Foreign Affairs
Costa Rica Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Culture