Mr. James D. Bond

Mr. James D. Bond 
Bond & Associates
United States


Mr. James D. Bond (elected in 1998) is the Treasurer of the board. He is president of Bond & Associates in Arlington, Virginia, specializing in trade, foreign affairs, and appropriations issues. He is formerly Vice President of Collins and Company, a firm he joined in 1997 after serving for nearly 26 years on the staff of the US Senate Committee on Appropriations, including several years as staff director of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee.  

In this capacity, he had appropriations and oversight responsibilities for the full range of US economic and military assistance programs.  He has also been the minority staff director of five other Appropriations Subcommittees:  Agriculture, Interior, Energy and Water, HUD, Space and Science, and the District of Columbia. 

He has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, teaching a course on the Congressional budget process.  He served in the 101st Airborne Division in the Vietnam War, during which he was awarded the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He serves on the board of Vietnam Assistance for the Handicapped, based in Arlington, Virginia, The Army Navy Country Club based in Arlington, Virginia, and the Hackensack National Golf Club based in Ten Mile Lake, Minnesota. He holds a B.A. degree from Marquette University.