Timothy R. SampleMember, Board of Regents and Senior Fellow
Mr. Timothy Sample served as the President of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of INSA, as well as developing and managing its programs and activities. Mr. Sample joined INSA after a position at General Dynamics Advanced Informations Systems as the Vice President for Strategic Intelligence Strategies and Programs. Along with his experience at General Dynamics, Mr. Sample has 25 years of intelligence and policy experience as both a supplier and user of intelligence. Mr. Sample was the Staff Director of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), a position that he held since June 2000. Mr. Sample’s experiences prior to Congress have included service as both an intelligence and imagery analyst in the Central Intelligence Agency. He has held senior government positions including Deputy U.S. Negotiator for the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks (START I) when it was signed in 1991, and the Executive Director of the Central Intelligence Nonproliferation Center. His military background includes service in intelligence units within the U.S. Air Force. Beyond his employment with General Dynamics, he has additional business experience, having worked on information processing and telecommunications technologies at GTE Government Systems, and as the co-founder and first President of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies.


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The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit public policy research institute. The Institute identifies and aggressively shepherds discussion on key science and technology issues facing our society. From these discussions and forums, we develop meaningful science and technology policy options and ensure their implementation at the intersection of business and government.


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