Corporate Membership Information and Application

“The National Security Forum (NSF) serves as a venue for thoughtful consideration of international, politico-military, and geo-economic issues. The NSF provides commentary representing diverse viewpoints and convenes periodic meetings to bring together experts representing a wide spectrum of opinions to address issues of current importance in a balanced and non-partisan manner.”

Founded by Ty Cobb, the NSF became a not-for-profit 501(c)3 in 2012. The NSF produces 12-16 forum events per year.  These events average 150 -180 individual attendees per meeting.  There are 369 dues paying members and a mailing list with over 1,400 people who regularly receive our announcements.

Our membership represents a variety of backgrounds from high ranking retired military officers,  diplomats, ex-CIA and foreign service members, members of the CATO Institute, University Professors, as well as business and industry professionals and community members.

 Our website provides information on upcoming events as well as summaries of all past events.

Examples of speakers in the past 12 months include:

  • LTGEN Richard Zilmer, CNA Military Advisory Board
  • Thomas Fingar PhD, Shorenstein APARC Fellow, Stanford University
  • Captain Matthew Rosenblum, Commander Naval Special Warfare Group
  • Dr. Alan Stavitsky, Dean Reynolds School of Journalism, UNR
  • Robert Carlin, Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation
  • David Feather, Senior Director, Program Integration, Mission Support and Test Service, Nevada National Security Site
  • Joseph L Shaefer, Brigadier General, USAF(ret)
  • Joseph G. Sullivan, Ambassador (ret)
  • Keith Hansen – US Naval officer (ret) and National Intelligence Officer
  • Vice Admiral Lee Gunn (ret) CNA Military Advisory Board
  • President Jose Ibarrexte – 1999-2009 President of the autonomous Basque Community
  • Brad Roberts – Director, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Website and Program Business Exposure

 Corporate members will receive special recognition on the website with their logo and pertinent business information.

Corporate members will also be highlighted on the announcement slides that precede all forum presentations.  These scrolling slides are shown during the breakfast portion of our meetings, creating awareness and exposure for our corporate members.

Corporate membership giving levels

Gold Level – $5,000
Silver Level – $3,000
Bronze Level – $1,500

Membership for one Year

Membership for one Year

Membership for one Year
Preferred SeatingReserved Seating
Choose to sit at the speaker table
with Maureen and the speaker
based on availability
When opportunity presents Gold
level members can join our forum
speaker for dinner
Eight $20 breakfast fees are included at this levelTwo $20 breakfast fees are
The $20 breakfast fees are not
Unlimited number of guests can
Up to 10 guests can attendUp to 5 guests can attend
Recognition on our Website and on all program and Forum
Recognition on our Website and on all program and Forum
Recognition on our Website and on all program and Forum

You will receive a membership letter and receipt via USPS.  All memberships and donations are tax-deductible.

You will receive a membership letter and receipt via mail. If you register online you will receive an e-mail confirming your membership. All memberships and donations are tax deductible. All annual subscriptions are non-refundable.

National Security Forum
18124 Wedge Parkway #905
Reno, NV 89511

Corporate Members

Mission Support and Test Services is a dynamic team of experts and leaders from Honeywell International Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. – a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries selected by the National Nuclear Security Administration as the Management and Operating Contractor for the Nevada National Security Site.