Leadership - International Graduate Programs Office
Mr. Danial Pick
Director of International Graduate Programs
Mr. Danial Pick serves as the Director of International Graduate Programs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. Mr. Pick previously served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD (SOLIC)). In this capacity he assisted the ASD (SOLIC) in the execution of Department-wide counterterrorism and irregular warfare policy, operational oversight, and execution of service secretary-like responsibilities over U.S. SOCOM.
Dr. Mowafiq Alanazi
Associate Director of International Graduate Programs
Dr. Mowafiq Alanazi is an Associate Director for the International Graduate Program Office at NPS. Prior to joining NPS, Mowafiq was an Associate Director for Student Leadership at NYU Abu Dhabi campus. He built and developed a comprehensive, inclusive leadership program for undergraduate students across disciplines.
Ms. Kathleen Noyes
International Military Student Officer (IMSO)
Ms. Kathleen Noyes, known as Kathi, joined the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in 1997 and has over 30 years of Federal Service. She holds the appointed position of International Military Student Officer (IMSO), the primary point of contact for International Military Students undergoing training at U.S. installations. Ms. Noyes received the Department of Navy’s Superior Civilian Service Award in June 2021 and is a two-time winner of the Navy Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity’s (NETSAFA’s) IMSO of the Year Award.