ACA’s journal, Arms Control Today, remains the best in the market. Well focused. Solidly researched. Prudent.

– Hans Blix,
former IAEA Director-General

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The Arms Control Association, founded in 1971, is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies. Through its public education and media programs and its magazine, Arms Control Today, we provide policy-makers, the press and the interested public with authoritative information, analysis and commentary on arms control proposals, negotiations and agreements, and related national security issues. In addition to the regular press briefings the Arms Control Association holds on major arms control developments, the staff provides commentary and analysis on a broad spectrum of issues for journalists and scholars both in the United States and abroad.

Reporters: If you are interested in contacting one of our experts, please contact Tony Fleming, communications director, at [email protected] or (202) 463-8270, ext. 110.


Washington, DC Office

1200 18th St NW, Suite 1175
Washington, DC, 20036
Tel (202) 463-8270

Daryl G. Kimball
Executive Director

Terry Atlas
Chief Editor, Arms Control Today

Jeff Abramson
Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Kelsey Davenport
Director for Nonproliferation Policy

Tony Fleming
Director for Communications and Operations

Allen Harris
Graphic Designer & Production Editor

Terri Lodge
Senior Congressional Fellow and
Director of the Project on
Nuclear Policy and the Congress

Merle Lee Newkirk
Finance Officer

Kingston Reif
Director for Disarmament and
Threat Reduction Policy

Alicia Sanders-Zakre
Program and Policy Research Assistant

Ryan Snyder
Visiting Science Fellow

Shervin Taheran
Program and Policy Associate


Board of Directors


Paul Walker, Vice Chairman
Christine Wing, Treasurer
Michael Klare, Secretary


Avis Bohlen
Matthew Bunn
Susan Burk*
Leland Cogliani*
Thomas Countryman*
Philip Coyle
Deborah Fikes*
Deborah C. Gordon
Gregory G. Govan
Bonnie Jenkins*
Catherine Kelleher
Laura Kennedy*
Kenneth N. Luongo
Zia Mian
Janne E. Nolan 
Nathan Pyles
Randy Rydell
Rachel Stohl
Greg Thielmann
Andrew Weber

*As of June 2, 2017. 

Directors Emeritus

Maj. Gen. William Burns (USA, Ret.)
William Coleman, Jr.
Ralph Earle II
Richard L. Garwin
J. Bryan Hehir
Thomas Hughes
John Isaacs
James F. Leonard
Jack Mendelsohn
Hazel R. O'Leary
Lt. Gen. Robert Pursley (USAF, Ret.)

Posted: September 13, 2016