Ambassador Ronald F. Lehman is Director,
Center for Global Security Research (CGSR) at the Department
of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
and also Chairman of the Governing Board of the International
Science and Technology Center. He serves on the Department
of Defense Threat Reduction Advisory Committee, the Defense
Science Board Task Forces on Globalization and Security
and on Tritium, and on the National Research Council's
Committee on Science, Technology, and Health Aspects of
the Foreign Policy Agenda of the United States. In 1995,
President Clinton appointed him to the five-member President's
Advisory Board on Arms Proliferation Policy. From 1989
to 1993, he was Director of the U.S. Arms Control and
Disarmament Agency. Previously, he served as Assistant
Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy,
Department of State's U.S. Chief Negotiator on Strategic
Offensive Arms (START 1), and Deputy Assistant to the
President for National Security Affairs. He has also served
as a Senior Director at the National Security Council,
Senior Professional Staff of the U.S. Senate Armed Services
Committee, and as a district adviser in Vietnam commissioned
in the United States Army Military Intelligence Branch.
Additionally, he headed the U.S. Delegations to the Fourth
Review Conference of the Non-Proliferation Treaty and
the Third Review Conference of the Biological Weapons
Convention, and also served as Deputy Head of Delegation
for the Paris signing of the Chemical Weapons Convention.
He received his BA from Claremont McKenna College and
his PhD. from the Claremont Graduate University.
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