CNAS Council Benefits

The CNAS Council enriches the Center’s intellectual agenda by offering its members a vehicle to express their views and critical support and serves as a powerful link between the public and private sectors. Members are invited to participate in an array of private discussions with national security leaders around the country.

CNAS Council Support Levels

Ambassador's Circle ($10,000 to $24,999)Commander's Circle ($5,000 to $9,999)Leadership Circle ($2,500 to $4,999)
Join CNAS CEO and/or President on an exclusive international study tour1
Chair a CNAS Regional Council2
Two private briefings with CNAS experts during the year3
Participate in quarterly breakfast or lunch series with CNAS experts
Invitation to join the Bay Area Council, New York Council, or Washington, D.C. Council
Receive country-specific geopolitical analyses
Invitation to Annual National Security Conference, including VIP events reserved only for CNAS Council members
Invitation to monthly conference calls with Center experts
Nominate candidates for the Center’s Next Generation National Security Leaders Fellowship
Subscription to Center’s email newsletter and invitations to upcoming events
Prominent acknowledgment in the CNAS Honor Roll of Contributors

1. Participants incur all airline flights and additional programming costs.

2. Regional Councils are in Washington, D.C., New York, and San Francisco, and include private programs with national security leaders.

3. Meetings with CNAS experts are based on availability.

To join the CNAS Council, please contact Kayvan Chinichian, Associate Director of Individual Giving, at (202) 695-8174 or