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Work experience

Oct 2011Jul 2012

Chief of Staff

Office of the Governor


Jan 1986Jan 1988


The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy


Tennis, Theater, French, Travel


An extensively accomplished management executive and public affairs specialist with a long history of high-level employment within the United States federal government, Pamela Berkowsky was Assistant Chief of Staff to Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen. Functioning as a lead advisor to Mr. Cohen, Ms. Berkowsky also applied her skills while also serving "dual-hatted" as the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Civil Support, a role that provided her with the opportunity to testify before Congress regarding matters of Homeland Security. Pamela Berkowsky also garnered invaluable professional experience as a Special Assistant to the Undersecretary of the Navy. Moreover, she previously held senior level posts within the State Department’s Bureau for International Narcotics Matters and elsewhere in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Pamela Berkowsky received her Master’s degree in National Security Studies from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University’s prestigious Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and held a Fulbright fellowship in Geneva, Switzerland.


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