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Our Staff

Nathaniel Ahrens
Executive Director, American Mandarin Society

Dorothy Behre
Program Coordinator, American Mandarin Society

Christina Pinckney
Research Assistant, American Mandarin Society

Our Board

Nathaniel Ahrens
Executive Director, American Mandarin Society

Jude Blanchette
Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic & International Studies

Robert Daly
Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

Jimmy Goodrich
Vice President of Global Policy, Semiconductor Industry Association

Melanie Hart
Director of China Policy, Center for American Progress

Susan Lawrence
Specialist in Asian Affairs, Legislative Branch, U.S. Government

Phil Midland
Managing Director, Asia Region, McCourt Global

Madelyn Ross
Executive Director, SAIS China and Assoc. Director, China Studies Program, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Nicole White
International Trade Specialist, SelectUSA, U.S. Department of Commerce

AMS is especially grateful to our advisors
  • Amy Celico, Senior Vice President, Albright Stonebridge Group
  • Amy Chiang, Vice-President of Government Relations, Honeywell
  • Amaury Cooper, Founder, International NGO Safety and Security Association
  • Charles Freeman III, Senior Vice-President for Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and non-resident Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution
  • Chas W. Freeman, Jr., Ambassador (USFS, Ret.) & former Assistant Secretary of Defense
  • Carla Hills, Chair and CEO, Hills and Company, Chair, National Committee for U.S.-China Relations
  • David Hoffman, Vice-President & Managing Director of the Conference Board China Center
  • Adam Jones, Asia Programs Manager, CET
  • Robert Kapp, President, Robert A. Kapp & Associates
  • David M. Lampton, Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins SAIS, and former President of the National Committee on US-China Relations
  • Cheng Li, Director & Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton Center at the Brookings Institution
  • Carola McGiffert, McGiffert Consulting
  • Daniel Olds, Director of Alumni Programs, Colby College
  • Douglas Paal, Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Ainsley Perrien, Senior Vice-President and Partner, Fleishman-Hillard
  • Stapleton Roy, Vice-Chairman, Kissinger Associates
  • Piper L. Stover, President, BINC Technologies
  • Alex Woods, Legal Director, Thales
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