The U.S. Intelligence Community - Assessing Global Threats In Service to Country


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (View on map )

Jack Kelly and Gail Weiss Lecture Series
The U.S. Intelligence Community: Assessing Global Threats In Service to Country

A Conversation with Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines and Ms. Amy McAuliffe, '90, Assistant Director of CIA for Weapons and Counterproliferation.

About the Speakers

Avril Haines
Avril Haines was sworn in as the Director of National Intelligence on January 21, 2021. She is the seventh Senate-confirmed DNI in our nation's history and the first woman to lead the U.S. Intelligence Community. She joined the federal government as a civil servant and over the last two decades has worked in all three branches of government, in and outside of the intelligence community, and in academia as a research scholar at Columbia University and a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Haines most recently led the Transition's National Security and Foreign Policy Team and served as a member of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service.

Amy McAuliffe
Amy McAuliffe, a 20-year Intelligence Community veteran and CIA officer, is chair of the National Intelligence Council (NIC). In her role at the NIC, McAuliffe provides intelligence to the U.S. president, military chiefs, and policymakers to help facilitate decisions on national security issues. Prior to her appointment as NIC chair, McAuliffe served in management and leadership roles at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's president's daily brief staff and the CIA's Office of Middle East and North African Analysis.

This is a free but ticketed event. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the Ticket Office one hour prior to the performance.  For more information, visit The U.S. Intelligence Community Assessing Global Threats In Service to Country | DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (

To ensure the safety of our patrons and employees, there will be a bag policy in effect for this event. Prohibited items include, but are not limited to, purses larger than clutch bag, briefcases, backpacks, computer bags, camera bags, diaper bags, plastic grocery store bag and other large bags.

Sponsored by the Notre Dame International Security Center.