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Gretchen Cook-Anderson
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-0836)

February 20, 2004
NASA Convenes Education Advisory Committee For Inaugural Meeting
Tomorrow, NASA will convene the first-ever meeting of its new Education Advisory Committee at the agency's Washington Headquarters. The two-day session will draw on the expertise of committee members, who will provide advice and recommendations to NASA's Associate Administrator for Education on education priorities and implementation strategies.

Ultimately, the Education Advisory Committee will advise the NASA Administrator, through the NASA Advisory Council (NAC), on agency programs related to education. The committee will review recommendations of its subcommittees, panels and task forces to provide reports to the NAC.

The members of the new NASA Education Advisory Committee are:
  • Dr. William Harvey, Vice President, American Council on Education
  • Dr. Phillip Clay, Chancellor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Dolores M. Fernández, President, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City of New York
  • Dr. Harriett G. Jenkins, Consultant
  • Mr. Wayne C. Johnson, Executive Director, University Relations Worldwide, Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Dr. John Jordan, Deputy State Superintendent, Mississippi Department of Education
  • Mr. Douglas R. King, President and CEO, St. Louis Science Center
  • Dr. Marie V. McDemmond, President, Norfolk State University
  • Dr. Gerald "Carty" Monette, President, Turtle Mountain Community College
  • Dr. Diana S. Natalicio, President, University of Texas- El Paso
  • Ms. Senta Raizen, Director, National Center for Improving Science Education/WestEd
  • Ms. Carol Ramsey, Director, Corporate Contributions, Raytheon Company
  • Dr. Lee Stiff, Past President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Rose Tseng, Chancellor, University of Hawaii at Hilo
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