Stephanie Shaw is the Administrative Specialist for the Program Coordination Office (PCO) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Ms Shaw has been with NIST for 12 years and is responsible for providing administrative management services and support to the PCO. She ensures the compliance of applicable regulations, policies and procedures within the division. She serves as the Designated Federal Officer for the primary external advisory board to NIST, the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT) and is responsible for maintaining the Federal Advisory Committee Act database; the recruitment and processing of new members; preparing and submitting the federal register notices; and the logistical planning of the VCAT meetings, to include preparing and posting of the meeting minutes. Ms. Shaw is also responsible for maintaining both the PCO and VCAT websites, processing procurement's for the division, and serves as a Federal Program Officer for the Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP) Grants Management System responsible for obtaining and entering data into GMIS for the Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs.
Prior to joining NIST in 2009, Ms. Shaw worked as the Associate Coordinator for Home Depot, responsible for creating maximum and efficient store coverage, a safe working and shopping environment, and training to associates to ensure excellent customer service. Ms. Shaw worked as the Office Manager for the American Peanut Council, a non-profit organization responsible for maintaining databases of over 2500 peanut industry members worldwide. She also proudly served 8 years in the U.S. Army as an Executive Administrative Specialist and a Military Police Officer.