John Isaacs is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Council for a Livable World. He is one of the leaders of the nation’s arms control community and has long been an expert on the workings of Congress, representing the Council on Capitol Hill since 1978. Isaacs previously served as a Legislative Assistant on foreign affairs to Representative Steven Solarz (D-NY), a Legislative Representative on foreign policy and defense budgets for Americans for Democratic Action, and a Foreign Service Officer in Vietnam.
Council for a Livable World
As at March 12, 2010, John Isaacs served on the board of the Council for a Livable World as an Executive Director. The Council was founded in 1962 by nuclear physicist Leo Szilard and other scientists. Its purpose is to campaign against the proliferation of nuclear weapons through lobbying and by supporting candidates who share their vision.
Arms Control Association
The Arms Control Association was founded in 1971 and is based in Washington, D.C. The Association claims to be a national nonpartisan membership organization, dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies. As at March 19, 2010, John Isaacs served as a director on the board of the Arms Control Association.