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NIST Contacts for the News Media

Gaithersburg, Md.
Phone: (301) 975-2762

Mailing address:
100 Bureau Dr., Stop 1070
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070

Boulder, Colo.
Phone: (303) 497-4044

Mailing address:
325 Broadway
MC 107.02
Boulder, CO 80305-3337


Director, Public Affairs Office
gail.porter [at] nist.gov (Gail Porter), 301-975-3392

Director, Media Relations
jennifer.huergo [at] nist.gov (Jennifer Huergo), 301-975-6343
Topic areas: Disaster & Failure Studies, NIST Budget

Managing Editor/Public Affairs Specialist
bstein [at] nist.gov (Ben Stein), 301-975-2763
Topic areas: Physics, Quantum Information

Public Affairs Specialists
alexandra.boss [at] nist.gov (Alex Boss), 301-975-3611
Topic area:  Standard Reference Materials

chad.boutin [at] nist.gov (Chad Boutin), 301-975-4261
Topic areas:  Advanced Communications (Gaithersburg-based research), Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Biometrics, Cryptography, Neutron Research

alison.gillespie [at] nist.gov (Alison Gillespie), 301-975-2316
Topic areas: Biology, Genetics, Chemistry, Health and Medicine, Materials, Baldrige program

jonathan.griffin [at] nist.gov (Jonathan Griffin), 301-975-4117
Topic areas: Buildings and Fire, Robotics, Manufacturing, Community Resilience

richard.press [at] nist.gov (subject: , body: ) (Rich Press), 301-975-0501
Topic areas: Forensics, Greenhouse Gases

Director, Boulder Media Relations
laura.ost [at] nist.gov (Laura Ost), 303-497-4880
Topic areas: Timekeeping, Physics, Advanced Communications (Boulder-based research)

Department of Commerce Communications Policy

Created June 16, 2009, Updated November 29, 2019