RFFG Advisory Board
Former U.S. Senator and Governor of Virginia
George Mason School of Law
Charles S. Robb is currently a distinguished Professor of Law at George Mason University and Vice Chairman of Mitre Corporation – is a former two-term U.S. Senator and Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. During his time in the Senate, Robb was the first member ever to serve simultaneously on all three national security committees: Intelligence, Armed Services, and Foreign Relations. He is currently a member of the FBI Director’s Advisory Board, the Critical Incident Analysis Group, the Center for Infrastructure Protection Advisory Board, the Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force on Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the Homeland Security Policy Institute.
Since leaving the Senate in 2001, Robb also has served as Chairman of the Board of Visitors at the United States Naval Academy, as Co-Chairman of the President’s Commission on Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), and as a member of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, the Secretary of State’s International Security Advisory Board (chairman, WMD-Terrorism Task Force), the Iraq Study Group, and the Afghanistan Study Group. During the 1960s, Robb served on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps, retiring from the Marine Corps Reserve in 1991. He began as the Class Honor Graduate from Marine Officers Basic School in 1961 and ended up as head of the principal recruiting program for Marine officers in 1970. He graduated with a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a JD from the University of Virginia.