Office of Science and Technology Policy
|Formed||May 11, 1976|
|Headquarters||Eisenhower Executive Office Building|
725 17th Street, Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Parent agency||Executive Office of the President|
|Website||Office of Science and Technology Policy|
The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is a department of the United States government, part of the Executive Office of the President (EOP), established by United States Congress on May 11, 1976, with a broad mandate to advise the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs.
Background[change | change source]
Dr. John Holdren, Director, nominated in December 2008, served as Science Advisor to President Barack Obama. Holdren also co-chaired the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) and supported the President's National Science and Technology Council (NSTC).
Directors[change | change source]
|1||H. Guyford Stever||Gerald Ford||1976–1977|
|2||Frank Press||Jimmy Carter||1977–1981|
|–||Benjamin Huberman (acting)||Ronald Reagan||1981|
|3||George A. Keyworth, II||1981–1985|
|–||John P. McTague (acting)||1986|
|–||Richard G. Johnson (acting)||1986|
|4||William Robert Graham||1986–1989|
|–||Thomas P. Rona (acting)||1989|
|–||William G. Wells (acting)||George H. W. Bush||1989|
|5||D. Allan Bromley||1989–1993|
|6||John H. Gibbons||Bill Clinton||1993–1998|
|–||Kerri-Ann Jones (acting)||1998|
|7||Neal F. Lane||1998–2001|
|–||Rosina Bierbaum (acting)||George W. Bush||2001|
|–||Clifford Gabriel (acting)||2001|
|8||John H. Marburger III||2001–2009|
|–||Ted Wackler (acting)||Barack Obama||2009|
|–||Ted Wackler (acting)||Donald Trump||2017–2019|
|–||Kei Koizumi (acting)||Joe Biden||2021|
|–||Alondra Nelson (acting)||Since 2022|
References[change | change source]
- "President-elect Obama announces key members of Science and Technology team" (Press release). Office of the President-Elect. 2008-12-20. Archived from the original on 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2009-06-05.
- "OSTP Leadership & Staff". Obama White House archives. Office of Science and Technology Policy. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
- "About PCAST". Obama White House archives. Office of Science and Technology Policy. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
- "Biden will elevate White House science office to cabinet-level". The Washington Post. January 15, 2021.
- "Previous Science Advisors (1973–2009)". whitehouse.gov – via National Archives.
- Ward, Myah. "Biden names 2 people to replace Eric Lander in top science roles". POLITICO. Retrieved 2022-02-17.