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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
jennifer.huergo [at] (Jennifer Huergo), 301-975-6343 // cell: 202-309-1027
Topic areas: disaster and failure studies, NIST budget, Baldrige program, Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), Manufacturing USA

Director, Media Relations [at] (subject: , body: ) (Rich Press), 301-975-0501
Topic areas: forensics, greenhouse gases, biology, genetics, chemistry, health and medicine, materials, buildings and fire, robotics, manufacturing research, community resilience

Public Affairs Specialists
alexandra.boss [at] (Alex Boss), 301-975-3611
Topic areas: standard reference materials, Hollings Marine Laboratory

chad.boutin [at] (Chad Boutin), 301-975-4261
Topic areas: advanced communications (Gaithersburg-based research), cybersecurity, information technology, biometrics, cryptography, neutron research

Boulder Outreach Coordinator
rebecca.jacobson [at] (Rebecca Jacobson), 720-552-3829
Topic areas: media access to the Boulder campus, timekeeping, physics, advanced communications (Boulder-based research), Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) prize challenges, community relations, campus emergencies

Department of Commerce Communications Policy

Created June 16, 2009, Updated April 28, 2023