Deputy National Security Advisor (United States)
The Deputy National Security Advisor is a member of the Executive Office of the President of the United States and the United States National Security Council, serving as deputy to the President's National Security Advisor.
Among other responsibilities, the Deputy National Security Advisor often serves as Executive Secretary to the National Security Council Principals Committee, and as chairman of the National Security Council Deputies Committee. The role changes according to the organizational philosophy and staffing of each White House and there are often multiple deputies to the National Security Advisor charged with various areas of focus.
List of Principal DeputiesEdit
|Walt Rostow||1961||John F Kennedy|
|Robert Komer||1965||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|Francis M. Bator||1965–1967|
|Richard V. Allen||1969||Richard Nixon|
|Brent Scowcroft||1973–1975||Gerald Ford|
|William G. Hyland||1975–1977|
|David L. Aaron||1977–1981||Jimmy Carter|
|James W. Nance||1981–1982||Ronald Reagan|
|Robert Gates||1989–1991||George H. W. Bush|
|Sandy Berger||1993–1997||Bill Clinton|
|Stephen Hadley||2001–2005||George W. Bush|
|Jack Dyer Crouch II||2005–2007|
|Thomas E. Donilon||2009–2010||Barack Obama|
|K. T. McFarland||2017||Donald Trump|
|Ricky L. Waddell||2017–2018|
List of additional Deputy advisorsEdit
Aside from the Principal Deputy, since the September 11, 2001 attacks, there have been some cases of other deputy-level positions created with an additional specifier title and alternate role. These include:
- Wayne Downing (2001–2002) for Combatting Terrorism
- Ben Rhodes (2009–2017) for Strategic Communications
- Dina Powell (2017–2018) for Strategy
- Nadia Schadlow (2018) for Strategy.
Additionally, at times the Homeland Security Advisor has been formally titled as a Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security.
- NSPD-1 - Organization of the National Security Council System, 13 February 2001
- Center for American Progress Organization of the National Security Council System, 13 January 2017
- Foreign Relations of the United States 1964-68, Vol. XV, 23 February 2009