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The NTIS Advisory Board

The NTIS Advisory Board

The National Technical Information Service Advisory Board was established by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 212(c) of the National Technical Information Act of 1988 (15 U.S.C. 3704b(c)) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2).


The NTIS Advisory Board reviews the general policies of NTIS, including those regarding fees and charges for its products and services.  Drawing upon the expertise of its members, the Advisory Board advises the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of NTIS on such policies.  It also provides guidance regarding customer needs, trends in the information industry, and changes in the way NTIS customers acquire and use its products and services.

Board Members

NTIS FACA Board Members

Request for nominations for members to serve on the National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Notices of Upcoming Meetings

Federal Register :: National Technical Information Service Advisory Board; Meeting

Previous Meeting Notice and Agenda

Federal Register :: National Technical Information Service Advisory Board

Notice of upcoming meetings of the NTIS Advisory Board are announced in the Federal Register. The last Advisory Board Public Meeting took place on Monday, May 22, 2023 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time.

Meeting Agenda

National Technical Information Service

May 22, 2023
   I.   NTIS Mission and Operational Update
8:30 AM Call to Order and Introductions of Board Members
  • Elizabeth Shaw, Designated Federal Officer
  • Wayne Strickland, Acting Director
  • Dr. Ajit Gaddam, Advisory Board Chair
9:00 AM NTIS Update
  • Wayne Strickland, Acting Director
9:20 AM Legal Update
  • Rebecca Hermanowicz, Senior Attorney
9:30 AM Operations of the Service and Lines of Business Overview
  • Wayne Strickland, Acting Director (5 min)
  • Elizabeth Shaw, Associate Director, Office of Program Development (15 min)
  • Wayne Strickland, Associate Director, Office of Program Management (20 min)
  • Dr. Chakib Chraibi, Acting Associate Director, Office of Data Services (15 min)
  • Leigh Anne Levesque, Office of the Chief Information Officer (10 min)
  • Andrea Patterson, Deputy Chief Financial Officer (10 min)
10:45 AM 10-minute break
   II.   Discussion with Board Members

10:55 AM
12:15 PM
Advisory Board Discussion with NTIS
  • Progress on data mission
  • Guidance on the operation of the Service
   Lunch from 12:15 to 1:15 PM
   III.    Summary and Close
1:15 PM Review Feedback and Action Items
1:45 PM Members wrap up discussion and public comment*
   IV.   Meeting Adjourns at 2:00 PM

* Speakers will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes.
Questions from the public will not be considered during this period.