Michael Del Rosso was elected Charlottesville Republican Committee Chair. He is a Senior Fellow at the American Strategy Group (https://www.amstrategy.org) and a resident of Charlottesville, Virginia. Michael was a candidate in the 2016 VA 5th U.S. Congressional District Republican Convention. As a national security policy expert, he was a Donald Trump national security surrogate at the Republican National Convention, on FOX News and other media outlets, and in numerous campaign public appearances. He has been a consultant to US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other U.S. government entities, advising on topics that include counter-terrorism, cyber security, national missile defense, the EMP threat, counter-WMD, constitutional government, and the threat of the Global Islamic Movement and the Muslim Brotherhood. He is co-author of The Center for Security Policy’s intelligence analytic study, Shariah: The Threat to America: An Exercise in Competitive Analysis (Report of Team B II). An eyewitness to the Charlottesville events of August 12, 2017, Mr. Del Rosso recently addressed the situation in an article titled “Republicans Cower in Charlottesville’s Aftermath.” He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), past Chairman of the IEEE-USA Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee (CIPC), a 2006 Lincoln Fellow at The Claremont Institute where he is Research Fellow in National Security Policy, and Senior Fellow for Homeland and National Security at the Center for Security Policy.