[United States Government Manual]
[June 01, 2007]
[Pages 98-99]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]



Office of Science and Technology Policy

New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502

Phone, 202-456-7116. Fax, 202-456-6021. Internet, www.ostp.gov.
Director                                          John H. Marburger III
Associate Director for Science                    Sharon L. Hays
Associate Director for Technology                 Richard M. Russell
Executive Director for the National Science and   Ted Wackler
        Technology Council
Executive Director for the President's Committee  Celia Merzbacher
        of Advisors on Science and Technology

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The Office of Science and Technology Policy was established within the 
Executive Office of the President by the National Science and Technology 
Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. 6611).
    The Office serves as a source of scientific, engineering, and 
technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to 
major policies, plans, and programs of the Federal Government. In 
carrying out this

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mission, the Office advises the President of scientific and 
technological considerations involved in areas of national concern, 
including the economy, national security, health, foreign relations, and 
the environment; evaluates the scale, quality, and effectiveness of the 
Federal effort in science and technology; provides advice and assistance 
to the President, the Office of Management and Budget, and Federal 
agencies throughout the Federal budget development process; and assists 
the President in providing leadership and coordination for the research 
and development programs of the Federal Government.

For further information, contact the Office of Science and Technology 
Policy, New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, 
DC 20502. Phone, 202-456-7116. Fax, 202-456-6021. Internet, 
www.ostp.gov.

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