F701 Fall 2019 What’s in the Daily News?
Mondays, 9:30–11:00, Sept. 23–Nov. 4
Class limit: 38
Moderators: Dorsey Chescavage, John Quinn, Dennis VanLangen, David Riley
This is a weekly forum for thoughtful, forthright, and respectful exchange of information and opinions on current world, US, and regional news. Class participants bring to the table a wealth of knowledge and experience in international affairs, government, industry, education, the military, and other areas. The discussion is always lively and all participants have an equal opportunity to comment.
Dorsey Chescavage retired from the Jefferson Consulting Group, where she was a registered lobbyist specializing in military and veterans’ health care. John Quinn is a retired Navy JAG Corps Captain, with active duty specialties in environmental, international, and administrative law. After retirement he served in senior executive service positions as deputy in the Navy’s energy and environment division in the Pentagon and as associate administrator for environment, safety, and vessel security in the Maritime Administration, part of the Department of Transportation. Dennis VanLangen served two years in the United States Marine Corps and worked 32 years for two federal agencies—IRS and US Census Bureau. He currently works as a part-time government contractor and volunteers with Volunteer Solutions, Fairfax County. David Riley retired after 33 years of combined civilian and military service. Since earning his BS in business from George Mason University, he has worked for the Forest Service, Departments of the Army and Navy, and most recently the Internal Revenue Service. During his federal career he worked as a contracting officer and in project management.