Thomas Kenna serves as the Policy Assistant for the Center for Freedom & Democracy and Center for Peace Through Strength at the Ronald Reagan Institute (RRI). He performs various functions including research and planning, bolstering program design and development, fundraising support, marketing, and general office duties.
Thomas provides administrative and research support for the Westminster 2.0 Working Group, a gathering of relevant stakeholders considering how to advance democracy and freedom in the 21st century. He also bolsters RRI’s ongoing work related to the U.S. National Security Innovation Base. Additionally, Thomas assists content planning and offers staff support for the Reagan National Defense Forum and the Reagan Institute Strategy Group.
In 2020, Thomas graduated from American University, earning a B.A. in International Studies and a B.S. in Business Administration. On campus, he co-founded a chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society and served as a leader in the College Republicans and Student Government. Thomas completed internships at the U.S. House of Representatives, the American Enterprise Institute, and two political campaign firms. He is a proud native of Long Island, NY and enjoys reading in his free time.