Member of the Board
Mr. Jeemes Akers retired from the US intelligence community with over 15 years of experience, focusing on issues of Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern security, terrorism, cyber and weapons proliferation. He served overseas in several postings, primarily in Southeast Asia. Previously, he worked as a college professor, school administrator, attorney, and manager of a congressional election campaign. He served in the US Air Force as a Chinese linguist, and was awarded an Air Medal for actions in battles during the Vietnam War.