NSTC Committee on Science


  • Francis Collins, National Institutes of Health
  • France Córdova, National Science Foundation
  • Jo Handelsman, Office of Science and Technology Policy

Executive Secretary:

Organizational Members:

  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Interior
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of State
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Treasury
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • Smithsonian Institution

Also represented on the Committee on Science:

  • Council on Environmental Quality
  • Domestic Policy Council
  • National Economic Council
  • National Security Staff
  • Office of Management and Budget
  • Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Office of the Vice President

Sub-Committees of the Committee on Science

  • IWGMI: Medical Imaging (Interagency Working Group) | Charter
  • LSSC: LIfe Science (Subcommittee)
    • Microbiome (Interagency Working Group) | Charter
  • IWGN: Neuroscience (Interagency Working Group) | Charter
  • PSSC: Physical Science (Subcommittee) | Charter
  • SBS: Social and Behavioral Sciences (Subcommittee) | Charter
    • Language and Communication (Interagency Working Group) | Charter
    • Research Business Models (Interagency Working Group) | Charter
  • SFA: Subcommittee on Food and Agriculture (Subcomeittee) | Charter
  • SMDIS: Strengthening the Medicolegal Death Investigation System (Interagency Working Group)
  • Subcommittee on International Issues (Subcommittee) | Charter
  • IWGOS: Open Science (Interagency Working Group) | Charter