Former Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell to Join Guiding Coalition of the Project on National Security Reform

September 24, 2009 in News by admin

WASHINGTON — PNSR is pleased to welcome to its Guiding Coalition, former Director of National Intelligence, Mr. John M. “Mike” McConnell. McConnell is currently Senior Vice President at Booz Allen and a member of the firm’s leadership team.

Mr. McConnell’s distinguished career includes having served as Director of National Intelligence, Director of the National Security Agency, and as an intelligence officer for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of Defense.

PNSR’s Guiding Coalition is comprised of former senior federal officials and others with extensive national security experience. The bipartisan group is helping to communicate to the government, policy community and public the urgency of national security reform and the findings of PNSR’s report, Forging a New Shield.

In welcoming Mr. McConnell, PNSR Executive Director James R. Locher III said, “Mike’s keen intellect, distinguished career and understanding of organizational issues make him a valuable addition to the Guiding Coalition. I am very pleased to have him on board as PNSR works towards implementation of its recommendations for reforming national security.”