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Statement from NTI on the Passing of Pete Domenici

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our founding Board Member Pete Domenici. Senator Domenici was an outstanding leader in the United States Senate, and in his post-Senate career, he continued to work on the issues important to New Mexico, our nation and the world.
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Statement of Sam Nunn on the Passing of Pete Domenici

“I have lost a dear friend and close confidant with the passing of Pete Domenici. Pete and I arrived in the Senate in late 1972 and served together for 24 years. We worked across the aisle on many of the nation’s critical issues—from comprehensive tax reform to reducing nuclear dangers—but even more importantly, we bonded as trusted friends and partners, whether we agreed or disagreed on a particular vote or a particular policy.

NEW Op-Ed: Nunn & Moniz Urge Formation of Liaison Group

In an op-ed published The Washington Post, NTI Co-Chairmen Sam Nunn and Ernest J. Moniz make the case for the creation of a congressional liaison group, to work with the executive branch to manage and improve U.S.-Russian relations.

YGLN Holds 7th Meeting in Minsk, Belarus on Sept 2-6 2017

The Minsk meeting focused on topics including the crisis in Ukraine, prospective relations between the Eurasian Economic Union and the European Union, relations between Russia and the West, as well as the political, economic, rule of law, and civil society landscape in Belarus.

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NTI experts can comment on issues and news related to nuclear weapons, nuclear materials, biological threats and other international security and nonproliferation issues. NTI also benefits from the expertise of our international board of directors.

Joan Rohlfing

President and Chief Operating Officer, NTI

A founding NTI staff member, Joan Rohlfing became president of NTI in January 2010, after nine years as NTI's senior vice president for programs and operations. Before joining NTI, she held senior positions with the U.S. Department of Energy, as senior advisor for national security to the Secretary of Energy and as director of the Office of Nonproliferation and National Security.

Andrew Bieniawski

Vice President, Material Security and Minimization

Andrew Bieniawski joined NTI after 25 years of service with the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration.

Samantha Pitts-Kiefer

Senior Director, Global Nuclear Policy Program

Samantha Pitts-Kiefer joined NTI in June 2012 and serves as Director of the Global Nuclear Policy Program.