Our Work

Policy/Projects Team

Senior Vice President for Policy/Projects

Chad Manske

Chad leads BENS’ project engagement and the development of thought leadership for policy makers and operators within the national security enterprise...READ MORE


Vice President for Emerging Challenges

James Whitaker

James facilitates member efforts to identify and address emergent issues affecting U.S. security...READ MORE


Vice President for Policy/Projects

Aaron Woolf

Aaron is responsible for managing and coordinating BENS’ national security-related projects....READ MORE


Director for Policy/Projects

Peter Crail

Peter comes to BENS after over a decade working on national security issues in government and the non-profit sector...Read More


Director for Policy/Projects

Courtney Joline

Prior to joining Policy/Projects in May 2020, Courtney served as a Membership Manager on BENS' Development Team...READ MORE



Research Director

Sean Withington

Sean joined BENS with a background that has covered professional research in technology, population health, terrorism, and political dynamics in the Middle East...READ MORE


Senior Policy/Projects Associate

Caroline Preston

Caroline supports the Senior Vice President for Policy/Projects and BENS Policy/Project Directors....READ MORE


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