2014-2015 Meeting Dates
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Dr. Bill Costanza, retired from the CIA after more than two decades of service and now Professor at Marymount University in northern Virginia, has developed an intelligence studies curriculum for the University. Dr. Costanza will be speaking on his Agency experience and the intelligence studies program he has created.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
MajGen Michael E. Ennis USMC (ret), a career military intelligence officer, is the Enterprise Risk Management officer at Leidos Corporation (formerly Science Applications International Corporation [SAIC]), a Fortune 500 Defense contracting company. In this capacity, he reviews high profile contracts to assess their potential to present significant reputational, legal or operational risk to the company. Prior to joining SAIC in 2008, MajGen Ennis spent 9 years in various high level intelligence assignments including nearly 3 years at CIA serving as the first Deputy Director of the National Clandestine Service for Community HUMINT.
General Ennis will be relating his career experiences and providing his perspective on how the field of intelligence has evolved and where it is heading.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Our meeting on Tuesday, February 10, features our own Chapter member Patrick Guarnieri, speaking on the latest developments and innovative approaches to modify and enhance brain function which have drawn the attention and interest of the intelligence community and the military.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Our meeting on Tuesday, April 21, features Robert F. Minehart, Jr., Senior Policy Advisor to the Ranking Member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Mr. Minehart oversees the development of annual intelligence authorization for Technical & Tactical Intelligence programs, and will be addressing several key issues facing the intelligence community and the nation.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Our meeting on Tuesday, August 11, features Dr. Karl Klicker, a retired Marine Corps Intelligence Officer currently employed by Jacobs Technology as Principal Strategist supporting US Special Operations Command. He has served on psychological operations, civil affairs, interagency task force and strategic planning teams. Klicker, the author of Indoc: Ideology, Propaganda and Conflict in the Corps and al-Qaida, a study of internal cultural tensions within the Marine Corps, the roots of division in the Sunni and Shi’a camps; the social psychology of recruiting for war; and the ongoing conflict between radical Islamists and America’s armed forces, will be speaking on the Islamic State.