Senior Program Officer, Scientific and Technical Affairs
Washington, DC – NTI Co-Chairman and CEO Ernest J. Moniz and
President Joan Rohlfing today announced that Erin D. Dumbacher joins the
organization as Program Officer for Scientific and Technical Affairs. Dumbacher
will focus on strengthening cybersecurity for nuclear weapons systems and
facilities and improving nuclear materials security globally through the NTI Nuclear Security Index.
“Erin’s experience with cybersecurity and national security
policy as well as extensive research studies make her an excellent addition to our
team,” said Dr. Page Stoutland, Vice President for Scientific and Technical
Prior to joining NTI, Dumbacher was a research leader and
director at CEB, a research and advisory firm, where she developed primary
research studies and best practices to improve financial services executives’
global operations. Previously, she served in corporate strategy and research
management roles at Atlantic Media, supporting The Atlantic, National
Journal, and Government Executive
publications and leading Government Executive Media Group’s first in-house
research division. Erin also held positions on the Cyber and National Security
team of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget and supported appropriations,
national security policy, and public affairs work for U.S. Congressman Cramer
of Alabama’s 5th District.
In 2010, Dumbacher served as a Fulbright research Fellow in
Tallinn, Estonia, where she studied the role information technology played in
Estonia’s post-communist transition. She received a master’s degree in conflict
management and international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School
of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a bachelor’s degree in
international affairs from the Elliott School at the George Washington
About the Nuclear Threat Initiative
The Nuclear Threat Initiative works to protect our lives,
environment, and quality of life now and for future generations. We work to
prevent catastrophic attacks with weapons of mass destruction and disruption
(WMDD)—nuclear, biological, radiological, chemical, and cyber. Founded in 2001
by former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn and philanthropist Ted Turner who continue to
serve as co-chairman, NTI is guided by a prestigious, international board of
directors. Ernest J. Moniz serves as chief executive officer and co-chairman;
Des Browne is vice chairman; and Joan Rohlfing serves as president.
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