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.


May 21, 2018 – Congressman Don Beyer, the U.S. Representative from Virginia’s 8th District, will discuss “The State of the Congress”.

September 24, 2018 – Ambassador Robert M. Beecroft, former Head of the OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina and former Professor of National Security Strategy at the National War College.

October 22, 2018 – Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service.


April  2018 – Dr. Judith M. Feder, Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University, discussed the Affordable Care Act and long-term care.

March  2018 – Luke Coffey, Director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation spoke on the US/NATO relationship.

February 2018 – Martin Baron, Editor of the Washington Post, conducted a Q&A session on a range of issues including fake news.

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.

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