July 11, 2013
The National Science Board, which is the policymaking body for the National Science Foundation (NSF), has issued a call for nominations for candidates to serve on the Board for the years 2014-2020. Nominations are open now through Monday, July 29, 2013. The Board will assemble a group of candidates to submit to President Obama for nomination and appointment. It seeks individuals with significant scientific, engineering, or public service credentials, and also “looks at demographics, balance among professional fields, active researchers, teachers and administrators, and industrial representation.” A full list of desired attributes is provided in the announcement.