- Press Release
- Dec 8, 2022
NASA Education Strategic Roadmap Committee Charter
CHARTER OF THE
EDUCATION STRATEGIC ROADDMAP COMMITTEE
ESTABLISHMENT AND AUTHORITY
The NASA Administrator hereby establishes the NASA Education Strategic Roadmap Committee (the
“Committee”), having determined that it is in the public interest in connection with the performance
of Agency duties under the law, and with the concurrence of the General Services Administration,
pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. §§ 1 et seq.
PURPOSE AND DUTIES
- The Committee shall draw on the expertise of its members and other sources to provide advice and
recommendations to NASA on using NASA missions and other activities to inspire and motivate the
nation’s students and teachers, to engage and educate the public, and to advance the nation’s
scientific and technological capabilities. Recommendations, to be provided by the Committee, will
help guide Agency program prioritization, budget formulation, facilities and human capital planning,
and technology investment.
- The Committee shall function solely as an advisory body and will comply fully with the provisions
of the FACA.
- The Committee reports to the Associate Deputy Administrator for Systems Integration (ADA-SI) and
to the Administrator.
- The Committee Co-Chair(s) shall be appointed by the Administrator. The remaining Committee
members shall be appointed by the ADA-SI. Membership will be selected to assure a balanced
representation of expertise and points of view within the government, academia, and private industry
in scientific and technological areas relevant to the Nation’s space policy.
- Members will be appointed for a 21-month term, renewable at the discretion of the ADA-SI.
However, members serve at the discretion of the ADA-SI.
SUBCOMMITTEES AND TASK FORCES
Subcommittees and/or task forces may be established to conduct special studies requiring an effort
of limited duration. Such subcommittees and/or task forces will report their findings and
recommendations to the Committee. However, if the committee is terminated, all subcommittees and/or
task forces will terminate.
- The committee will meet approximately three to four times during a 21-month period. Meetings
will be open to the public unless it is determined that the meeting, or a portion of the meeting,
shall be closed in accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act, or that the meeting is not
covered by FACA.
- The Executive Secretary of the Committee shall be appointed by the ADA-SI and
shall serve as the Designated Federal Official.
The Committee shall terminate 21 months from the date of this charter unless terminated before that
date or subsequently renewed by the NASA Administrator.