Nelson O. Bunn
NDAA Executive Director
Since November 2017, Nelson has served as the Executive Director of the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), having previously served 3 years as NDAA’s Director of Government Affairs with comprehensive experience across Congress, federal agencies, and the criminal justice system stakeholder community. Prior to that, Nelson served as the Director of Government Affairs for The Charles Group in Washington, DC, where among other clients, he represented the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA), an organization representing elected sheriffs from counties with populations over 500,000 people and collectively representing over 100 million Americans. Nelson also brings federal agency experience as he spent time in the Science and Technology Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security. With that experience, he brings insight into crisis response programs and emerging technologies in the first responder community.
Nelson graduated from Washington & Lee University with a double major in Politics and Spanish and has a Masters degree in International Affairs with a concentration in International Law & Organizations from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Nelson is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina.