Moh Kilani (Fellow ‘17) and Andrew Peppler (Defense Council ‘15)  - Chapter Directors

Rob McCulloch (Defense Council ‘13) - Communications Director


OUR PEOPLE: The Seattle Chapter of Truman National Security Project has 42 total members from 2007-2018. The total membership is currently  43% Partners, 33% Fellows, and 24% DefCon. Our members work across many sectors, including consulting, nonprofit management, business, entrepreneurship, law, politics, government and education. Truman Project is a 501(c)(4) social welfare nonprofit organization.


1/21/18, Capitol Hill Times, Second wave of resistance at Seattle Women’s March: Trump administration get credit for increasing urgency to act, featuring Veronica Valdez, Truman Fellow

1/19/18, Seattle Gay Scene, Women’s March 2.0 Happening Saturday, featuring Truman Project Seattle Chapter

12/30/17, Crosscut, One nation, a little more united in 2018?, by Ross Cohen, Truman Political Partner

11/21/17, Truman Doctrine Blog, International Day for Eliminating Violence Against Women, 25 November, by Kristina Wilfore, Truman Political Partner



Post-Election Lunch

Wed. November 8, 2017

Please join us on Wednesday for a post-election Truman lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Yard House (1501 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101). Hopefully we will be celebrating victories for many of the campaigns that Truman members worked on this year. Or maybe you'll just need some grub and some good people to hang out with to help get over any election night hangovers.

Muslim Bar Co-Branded Rally

Tue. October 10, 2017

Seattle folks - for the Seattle version of this check out this event that Moh is organizing. It's a great group of organizations coming together. We just secured AG Bob Ferguson as a speaker. Join on Sunday!

Get to Know Truman Project: Seattle Chapter

Wed. September 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Seattle Chapter of the Truman National Security Project invites all potential Truman Project applicants to meet our current members. Applications for the Class of 2018 are due by September 15


Truman National Security Project is a member-based organization. Our members enter our community through one of three paths: the Defense Council, the Political Partnership, or the Security Fellowship. All three cohorts follow the same first year training programs, which lead to the same goal: full Truman membership. Each cohort is full of skilled, passionate leaders who share a commitment to public service and a strong interest in national security. The main difference between the cohorts lies in the particular background and experience of each member. A community of equals, each cohort significantly contributes to Truman Project, the national security conversation, and the larger realm of public service.  

Fellows are policy experts, academics, and other thought leaders who anticipate and articulate new global challenges and opportunities. Many work within the U.S. national security apparatus and legislative bodies, as well as the international community and an expansive network of nongovernmental and private organizations.

Partners are political leaders, advocates, communicators, journalists, and aspiring or actively serving public officials. Fluent in campaign management, media, journalism, organizing, and more, they advance progressive principles and a shared liberal internationalist worldview at all levels of civil society.

Members of the Defense Council include veterans and frontline civilians who have firsthand experience implementing U.S. foreign policy. They have wide-ranging expertise in hard security and an ongoing professional interest in defense and intelligence operations as they continue to serve in government, business, policy, and nonprofit ventures.