NIST seeks new advisory board members

Wednesday - 7/6/2011, 1:38pm EDT

By Courtney Thompson
Federal News Radio

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting volunteers to serve on its federal advisory committees.

NIST helps industries to develop and use technology, measurement science and standards and has nine standing advisory committees:

  • Technology Innovation Program (TIP) Advisory Board
  • Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
  • Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
  • Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB)
  • Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board
  • National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee
  • Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR)
  • NIST Smart Grid Advisory Committee
  • Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT)

Nominations for the committees will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be considered as vacancies occur. All new applications will be added to the existing nominations.

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Courtney Thompson is an intern with Federal News Radio.

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