Scholar and former member of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Anti-Terror Advisory Committee under George W. Bush
Over the past 36 years, Edward A. Turzanski has developed a multi-faceted career specializing in domestic and international security, higher education administration and instruction, health care trusteeship, government and civic relations, and media and political analysis. He is the John Templeton Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, where he is also Co-Chairman of the…
Over the past 36 years, Edward A. Turzanski has developed a multi-faceted career specializing in domestic and international security, higher education administration and instruction, health care trusteeship, government and civic relations, and media and political analysis.
He is the John Templeton Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, where he is also Co-Chairman of the Center for the Study of Terrorism. He is also Scholar-in-Residence at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia (where he also serves on the Board of Directors), and a Senior Fellow with Franklin’s Opus at the American Institute for History Education.
Mr. Turzanski is a “Life Member” of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, having served with the U.S. Intelligence Community during the Reagan Administration with postings throughout the Middle East Central Asia and Eastern Europe. During the George W. Bush Administration, he served on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Anti-Terrorism Advisory Committee (ATAC) for the Third District, and the Department of Homeland Security’s Port Security Committee for Philadelphia.
Mr. Turzanski served as Counsel to the President and on the faculty at La Salle University, and as a faculty member at Villanova University. He is a Life Member of the Naval War College Foundation, the National Association of Scholars, the National Rifle Association, and the Polish Police Association of Philadelphia.
He is a Member of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Advisory Board; a Richard M. Weaver Fellow of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute; Vice President for Membership and recipient of the 2013 President’s Award of the Union League of Philadelphia; Chairman of the Union League of Philadelphia Golf Club; Chairman of the Aria Health System and the Aria Health Foundation Boards of Directors; Member of the Thomas Jefferson Health System Board of Trustees (where he sits on Committees on Cyber-security, Academic Affairs, and Governance and Trusteeship); Member of the Board of Directors of “Let Freedom Ring;” and past-President of the National Aeronautic Space Training and Research Center (NASTAR) Educational Foundation.
His commentary on National Security, Intelligence, Political and Diplomatic affairs is regularly heard over more than four-dozen media outlets across North America, and on the BBC’s World Service, CBC and CTV News in Canada, and Fox News Channel and National Public Radio.
Mr. Turzanski is also the Founder and Principal of Resilience Consulting, LLC – a multi-faceted consultancy specializing in crisis management and communications; security and safety planning; national security, intelligence and political analysis; and governmental, civic and media relations.
Ernie was perfect for our Elders Conference at Little River Casino Resort in Manistee, Michigan. We will definitely be using PDA again!
LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
A Conversation With Edward Turzanski
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