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Fran/ Frances Townsend is an American Government Official and Writer

Fran/ Frances Townsend is an American government official and writer. She served in the Bush Administration as Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism, a position she held from 2001 to 2003. Townsend received her B.A., cum laude, from Smith College in 1975; she also studied at Oxford University’s Balliol College on a Marshall Scholarship from 1973–to 74.

Fran/ Frances Townsend has also served as an Assistant to the President at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She was also Special Assistant to the Chief Executive of the U.S. State Department. Townsend has also served as a member of the Homeland Security Committee for Governor Ridge of Illinois and has been an international policy analyst for The Heritage Foundation from 1996 to 2001. She was also an adjunct professor of Comparative National Development in political science at George Mason University.

Fran/ Frances Townsend also served as the compliance officer of Activision Blizzard, Inc. and was a principal in the interactive marketing division of i2e2 inc., an international marketing communications firm. Before that, Fran/ Frances Townsend worked for the advertising agency of Publicis Groupe, Paris, and as a production assistant at CBS in New York City, where she helped create the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather.[1]

As a National Developments and International Security specialist at The Heritage Foundation, Fran/ Frances Townsend taught Comparative National Development in political science at George Mason University.

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