April 22, 2022
Washington D.C - Truman Center for National Policy’s President & CEO, Jenna Ben-Yehuda, has received a presidential appointment as Member, Board of Visitors to the U.S. Air Force Academy. She is one of six presidential appointees to the board.
The Board inquires into the morale, discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to the Academy. According to its bylaws, “the Board of Visitors is an advisory board charged with providing independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the U.S. Air Force Academy. The Board shall be responsible for advising the Superintendent (and, in turn, the Chief of Staff, the Secretary of the Air Force and the Secretary of Defense) by making recommendations on significant matters relating to the Academy.”
Along with her appointment as Member, Board of Visitors, Ms. Ben-Yehuda will continue as President & CEO of Truman Center for National Policy and Truman National Security Project.
“I am deeply honored to have been selected by the President for this important appointment,” said Ms. Ben-Yehuda. “As our nation faces an increasingly complex set of threats and opportunities, the role of the Air Force Academy is more important than ever. I am grateful for this opportunity to serve and look forward to the work ahead.”
In addition to her work at Truman Center, Ms. Ben-Yehuda is also the founder of the Women’s Foreign Policy Network, a global membership organization of seven thousand national security professionals in one hundred countries. A former State Department official with private sector experience, she is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on U.S. national security and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Read the full list of appointees here.