Meet the ACNSL Team

Vice President
Donna Barbisch
Robert McBrien
Ricardo Aponte

ACNSL Founders

Past President & Founder

Michael E. Smith


James Barnett


Dave Oliver

Past President & Founder

Jan Hanby

Past President & Founder
Past President & Founder
Michael E. Smith
James Barnett
Dave Oliver
Jan Hanby
Meet the ACNSL Team

Major General Donna Barbisch, USA (ret)

Brigadier General Ricardo Aponte, USA (ret)

ACNSL Board Members

Major General (ret) Peter Cooke, USA

Legal Counsel:
Rear Admiral Jamie Barnett, USN (ret)

Executive Committee Chair:
Rear Admiral David Oliver, USN (ret)

Membership Committee Chair:
Major General (ret) Mari K Eder, USA

Africa Committee Chair:
Ambassador (ret) Vicki Huddleston

American Values and Norms Committee Chair:
Maj. Gen. Steven J. Lepper

Asia-Pacific Committee Chair:
BGen Joseph V. Medina USMC (ret)

Partnerships and Allies Committee Chair:
Mr. Bruce Lemkin, SES (ret)

Iran, DPRK, and Arms Control Committee Chair:
Mr. Thomas Countryman SES (ret)

At Large Directors:
Brigadier General John Douglass, USAF (ret)

Lieutenant General Walter Gaskin, USMC (ret)

Inaugural Members

Brigadier General Ricardo Aponte, USAF (ret)

Major General (ret) Donna Barbisch, USA

Major General (ret) David Burford, USA

Brigadier General Stephen Cheney, USMC (ret)

Rear Admiral Chris Cole, USN (ret)

Major General (ret) Peter Cooke, USA

Vice Admiral Dirk Debbink, USN (ret)

Lieutenant General Walter Gaskin, USMC (ret)

Vice Admiral Kevin Green, USN (ret)

Major General Richard Haddad, USAF (ret)

Major General (ret) Robert Harding, USA

Ambassador Richard Holwill (ret)

Brigadier General (ret) David Irvine, USA

Lieutenant General Arlen Jameson, USAF (ret)

Ambassador Patrick Kennedy (ret)

Brigadier General Carlos Martinez, USAF (ret)

Major General (ret) Gale Pollock, CRNA, FACHE, FAAN, USA

Ambassador Francis Ricciardone (ret)

Brigadier General (ret) John Schuster, USA

Brigadier General Frank Taylor, USAF (ret)

Major General F. Andrew Turley, USAF (ret

Lieutenant General Willie Williams, USMC (ret)

Major General (ret) Margaret Wilmoth, PhD, MSS, RN, FAAN, USA

Major General (ret) David T. Zabecki, PhD, USA