The National Science Board (NSB) is seeking nominations for candidates to serve six-year terms starting in 2012. Candidates should have a record of distinguished service; credibility in the scientific, technological, engineering, industrial, public sector, and educational communities; and demonstrated leadership in their field.

The NSB is comprised of 25 members who serve as a policymaking body for the National Science Foundation and as an advisory body to the President and Congress on science and engineering issues. NSB members are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Members represent a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines and geographic areas.

The deadline to submit a nomination is 12 August 2011. More information is available at


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