John Tierney

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Former U.S. Rep. John Tierney (@reptierney) is Executive Director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (@nukes_of_hazard) and the Council for a Livable World, where his work focuses on national security issues in Congress, nuclear non-proliferation, missile defense and Pentagon spending.

He represented the sixth district of Massachusetts from 1997 to 2015, serving on the House Intelligence Committee and as chair of the National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee of the Government Oversight and Reform Committee. During his congressional career, Tierney spent considerable time advocating on nuclear non-proliferation and national security issues, including overseeing the Government Accountability Office’s annual assessment of the Pentagon’s Weapons Selection Programs and reform of overall Pentagon spending.

Tierney’s second appointed term on the Public Interest Declassification Board ends in June 2023.

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