Ian Cook

Program Officer for Trustee & Government Affairs

Ian works closely with the Trustees & Government Affairs team to ensure the best possible connections to trustees. Prior to working at ACTA, Ian worked for Norfolk Southern Railroad as a Trainmaster and Rail Operations Supervisor overseeing conductors and engineers and ensuring their safety. Ian earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with minors in National Security and Spanish from Virginia Military Institute. When not at ACTA, Ian likes being on the water in a boat of any kind or relaxing with a good novel in hand.


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