Program Director, Public Policy & External Affairs
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Ben Yelin joined CHHS in August 2013, soon after graduating from the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law (Maryland Carey Law).
Since joining CHHS, Mr. Yelin has assisted clients on projects relating to: exercise and training, policy updates for a campus security project, interoperability, Continuity of Operations (COOP) planning, Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA), resource management, emergency operations and many other emergency management subjects. Mr. Yelin also serves as the Center’s Media Relations specialist, and co-runs the Center’s extern and research assistants programs.
In addition to his client work, Mr. Yelin is a Professor for the Masters of Science in Law Program at the University of Maryland, teaching both online and in-person courses. He has taught “U.S. Law and the Legal System” as well as ““National Security, Foreign Intelligence, and Privacy.” Mr. Yelin also is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where he teaches the National Security course.
Prior to law school, Mr. Yelin worked for two years as the Education Programs Coordinator at the National Quality Forum, a not-for-profit health policy organization in Washington, D.C. While in law school, Mr. Yelin previously worked as an extern and research assistant for CHHS from the summer of 2012 through the spring of 2013. He also completed externships at both the Maryland General Assembly and the United States House of Representatives.
Mr. Yelin graduated cum laude from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY in 2008, with a major in Government and a minor in Economics. He is originally from San Francisco, CA.
Examples of Projects include:
- Exercise and Training Support
- University of Maryland Baltimore – Campus Security
- MD Department of Information Technology – MD Broadband Outreach
- Dallas COOP
- Howard County Office of Emergency Management – HIRA
- Masters of Science in Law Program