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Ruth David, EX officio member

Dr. David was elected Foreign Secretary of the National Academy of Engineering and assumed that position on 1 July 2015.  From October 1998 to April 2015, Dr. David served as president and chief executive officer of Analytic Services Inc., a not-for-profit, public service institute that provides research and analytic support on national and transnational issues.  From September 1995 to September 1998, Dr. David was Deputy Director for Science and Technology (DDS&T) at the Central Intelligence Agency.  Previously, Dr. David served in several leadership positions at the Sandia National Laboratories, where she began her professional career in 1975.  Dr. David was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in 2002. She also is a member of the National Science Board and the Defense Science Board.  Dr. David earned her PhD and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and her Bachelor’s degree, also in electrical engineering, from Wichita State University.