The Honorable H. Lee Buchanan, PhD, Is Named Member of the Board of Regents 

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (www.potomacinstitute.org) is pleased to announce that the Honorable H. Lee Buchanan, PhD, has been named a Member of the Board of Regents.  Dr. Buchanan is a Venture Partner at Paladin Capital Group and a former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition.

Regarding Dr. Buchanan's appointment, Potomac Institute Chairman and CEO Michael Swetnam noted, "The Honorable H. Lee Buchanan is one of the most experienced and capable leaders this country has ever produced.  He has served in a wide variety of government and industry positions, and his technical and vast policy expertise will help guide the Potomac Institute to great heights.  I am also proud to note that Dr. Buchanan was an early supporter of the Institute and the need for enlightened and rational S&T Policy development."

 

Currently, Dr. Buchanan is a Venture Partner at Paladin Capital Group. He is a former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition, responsible for all research development and procurement of defense systems for the Navy and the Marine Corps. The Hon. Buchanan also served as the Deputy Director of the Defense Advanced Research Agency in the role of the Chief Operating Officer for the central Research and Development Organization for the Department of Defense. There, he directed a multibillion-dollar program of basic and applied research conducted by industry, universities, and national and military laboratories. The Hon. Buchanan served as a Director at CloudShield Technologies, Inc.

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