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Commerce Secretary Gutierrez Announces Selection of 2007-2008 Commerce Science and Technology Fellows
For Immediate Release: June 14, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC —Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez today announced that 16 individuals have been selected to participate in the Commerce Science and Technology Fellowship (ComSci) Program. Open to career, senior federal employees from any government agency, ComSci is a 10-month policy study and leadership program established in 1964 and later enacted by Congress. The ComSci Program takes its participants behind the scenes of science and technology policy-making and management in the halls of the Nation’s Capitol, and at the highest levels of industry and academia, and then into the field.
“With the critical and ever-expanding role that science and technology play in our nation’s competitiveness, federal agencies have a responsibility to provide their scientists and technical managers with a broad understanding of the national and international context and implications of science and technology policy,” said Gutierrez. “I am proud of these individuals who have been selected to participate in this prestigious program.”
The 2007-2008 ComSci fellows are:
ComSci is managed and administered by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology.
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