Commission on Wartime Contracting

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Clark Kent Ervin
Clark Kent Ervin

Clark Kent Ervin

Appointed 2008 by then Speaker of the House Pelosi

The Aspen Institute – Director, Homeland Security Program, 2005-present;
Clear Path Technologies, LLC – Member, Board of Advisors, 2008;
CNN – National Security Analyst, 2005-Present;
Locke, Liddell, & Sapp, LLP – Lawyer, 1993-1995;
Vinson & Elkins, LLP – Lawyer, 1985-1989.

AB (cum laude) Harvard University, 1980;
MA (Rhodes Scholar) Oxford University, 1982;
JD (cum laude) Harvard University, 1985.

Author: Open Target: Where America is Vulnerable to Attack (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006);
Numerous op-eds in major publications like The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and USA Today;

Member: The Council on Foreign Relations, the Asia Society, and the Association of Rhodes Scholars.

Public Service
Inspector General, United States Department of Homeland Security, 2003-2005;
Inspector General, United States Department of State, 2001-2003;
Assistant Secretary of State of Texas, 1995-1999;
Deputy Attorney General and General Counsel of Texas, 1999-2001;
Associate Policy Director, White House Office of National Service, 1989-1991.

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