COFFE LUNCHEON SPEAKERS:  A full review of the previous speaker’s comments is contained in the COFFE News, a copy of which is sent to members.


February 26, 2018 – Martin Baron, Editor of the Washington Post.


January  2018 – Patrick Mulloy, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on China trade policy.

November  2017 – Dan Feldman, former ambassador with speak on Afghanistan and Pakistan policy.

October  2017 – General David Petraeus spoke on National Security.

September  2017 – Robert Litwak, Wilson Center Scholar talked about the US/North Korea relationship.

May  2017 – Diane Rowland – Executive VP of the Kaiser Family Foundation – on health insurance, the ACA, Medicare and Medicaid.

April  2017 – Marvin Kalb – on Russian Imperialism and the new Cold War.

March , 2017 – Tom Rosenstiel – Director of the American Press Institute and Brookings scholar.

February  2017 – Robert Daly, Director of Kissinger Institute on China.

January  2017 – Norm Ornstein spoke on the post-election political environment.

November  2016 – Judge Patricia Wald spoke on privacy and national security.

October 2016 – Prof. Allan Lichtman applied his “Keys to the White House” to predict the presidential winner in the November 2016 election.

September 2016 – Dr. Kent H. Hughes on U.S. Trade Policy—Promises and Pitfalls

May 2016 – Dr. Rush Holt, President of American Academy for the Advancement of Science, will speak on the “Role of Science in Public Policy Making”.

April  2016 – Dr. Paul Salem, Vice President for Policy and Research, Middle East Institute explained the crises in the Middle East.

March 2016 – Dr. Gail Wilensky, former director of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services spoke about the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

February 2016 – Steven Lee Myers, former Russian Bureau Chief for the New York Times, spoke about Russia with an emphasis on Vladimir Putin.

COFFE does not host luncheons in June, July, August, and December.