Florida Southern trustee appointed co-chair of Stimson Center task force
Lt. Gen. Donald Kerrick, a member of Florida Southern College’s Board of Trustees and 1971 graduate, has been appointed to co-chair the Henry L. Stimson Center's Cooperative Nonproliferation Program (CNP) task force.
Lt. Gen. Donald Kerrick ’71 joins nonproliferation program to address national security issues
LAKELAND, Fla. (June 19, 2008) — Lt. Gen. Donald Kerrick, a member of Florida Southern College’s Board of Trustees and 1971 graduate, has been appointed to co-chair the Henry L. Stimson Center's Cooperative Nonproliferation Program (CNP) task force. The bipartisan group, composed of national security experts, scientists, and business people, will address evolving national security needs at the U.S. National Laboratories.
The retired general is the former deputy national security advisor to President Clinton. He also served as assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the White House as the deputy assistant to the president for National Security Affairs, and as director of operations at the Defense Intelligence Agency. He received the Defense Intelligence Agency Director's Award and the Secretary of State's Distinguished Service Award. Florida Southern awarded him the Distinguished Alumni Citation for Distinguished Career Achievement and an honorary Doctor of Diplomacy. Kerrick earned his master of science degree from the University of Southern California.
The Henry L. Stimson Center is a community of analysts devoted to offering practical, creative, and non-partisan solutions to challenging problems of national and international security. The Center’s CNP offers innovative and functional approaches to address the spread of weapons of mass destruction, the most significant threat to international security. The program works with both the public and private sectors to achieve mutual security and development objectives.