Public Affairs Office

PAO provides communications support to help NIST share its research results, services, and programs; to assist policymakers in learning about NIST's role and activities; and to advise and assist NIST managers on public affairs and policy strategies.


  • NIST Public Affairs Office (Gaithersburg)
    (301) 975-2758
    (301) 926-1630
    100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070
  • Community Relations
    (301) 975-3392