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Administrative Support

Amanda Hyman

Amanda Hyman is administrative support at NIST PSCR

Amanda Hyman is the Division Office Manager for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division of the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL).  She is responsible for providing efficient and effective administrative support services for PSCR’s scientific staff. Amanda aims to keep her researchers in the lab to the max extent possible while helping to foster PSCR's relationship with its stakeholders around the globe. Amanda spent four years on active duty within the United States Airforce before making the transition to government civil service with the DoD IN 2009. She earned her B.A. in Healthcare Administration in 2013 along with joining NIST the same year. Amanda has been with PSCR since 2014. 
Email: amanda.hyman [at] (amanda[dot]hyman[at]nist[dot]gov) | Phone: 303-497-5122


Danni Leicht

Danni Leicht is administrative support at NIST PSCR

Danni Leicht is the Administrative Officer for CTL's Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division. As Lead of the Administrative team, Danni is responsible for the financial management of the Program and ensuring efficient administrative support for the staff of PSCR. Danni supports the philosophy of keeping engineers and scientists doing research to the maximum extent possible by removing as much of the administrative and financial burden requested of them. Danni began working for NIST in 2007 for the Technology Innovation Program while attending Franklin and Marshall College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology. Determining her interested lay in business, Danni completed a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Public Management. Danni worked for several programs within NIST at the Gaithersburg location before moving to Boulder, Colorado in July 2014 to join PSCR.
Email: danni.dressel [at] (danni[dot]dressel[at]nist[dot]gov) | Phone 303-497-3724

Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson is administrative support at NIST PSCR

Andrew is an Administrative Assistant Intern in the Public Safety Communication Research (PSCR) Division of CTL. As an Administrative Intern, Andrew's goal is to minimize the administrative weigh on the researching staff and allow their focus to remain on their research in public safety communications. The pathways internship program allows Andrew to explore a federal career and gain meaningful training, all while putting himself through college. Andrew currently attends the University of Colorado at Boulder, pursuing a double degree in Political Science and Environmental Studies with a minor in Geological Sciences. At CU Boulder, Andrew also works with the Political Science Department staff to conduct public policy research. Additionally, Andrew has undertaken individual research on public policy as a plausible climate change mitigation strategy, specifically at the effectiveness of state electric vehicle incentives. Andrew began working at NIST in May 2017 with the PSCR division. 
Email: andrew.thompson [at] (andrew[dot]thompson[at]nist[dot]gov) | Phone: 303-497-5850

Created December 19, 2017, Updated May 30, 2019