Morgan Lorraine Viña is currently Vice President of Government Affairs at the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA).
Prior to joining JINSA, Morgan served as Chief of Staff for International Security Affairs at the Department of Defense.
In 2017-2019, Morgan served as Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nikki R. Haley. During her time at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Morgan served as the key advisor to the Ambassador’s policy development and executive team and managed the Ambassador’s priorities on United Nations management, budget, and reform initiatives.
Before joining Team Haley, Morgan worked in the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations advising then-Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) and conducting oversight of the U.S. Department of State, international organizations, and the 150 Account.
She is an alumna of The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom.
Morgan is a visiting fellow at the National Security Institute at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia School of Law and formerly an adjunct fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
Morgan graduated from Sweet Briar College and holds an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics.