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The National Science Board is an independent policy body
established by Congress in 1950 with dual responsibilities
Oversee and guide the activities of, and establish policies
for, the National Science Foundation; and
Serve as an independent national science policy body
that provides advice to the President and the Congress on
policy issues related to science and engineering that have
been identified by the President, Congress or the Board
The Board has 24 members appointed by the President and confirmed
by the Senate, plus the NSF Director as an ex officio
Click on member's face to be directed to
On September 23, 2004, President
Bush nominated eight
candidates to serve on the National Science Board for
six-year terms from 2004 to 2010.