Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky is Chairman of the WACA National Board. Ambassador Dobriansky is currently Senior Vice President and Global Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Thomson Reuters, an adjunct senior fellow at Harvard University's JFK Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and holds the distinguished National Security Chair at the U.S. Naval Academy. From 2001-2009, Ambassador Dobriansky served as Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, during which time she was appointed the President's Special Envoy on Northern Ireland. She received the Secretary of State's Distinguished Service Medal for her work. Ambassador Dobriansky also served as Senior Vice President and Director of the Washington office of the Council on Foreign Relations and was the Council's first George F. Kennan senior fellow for Russian and Eurasian studies.