Executive Committee

Membership: Consists of, at a minimum, two institutional members (one faculty, one research administrator), two federal agency representatives (one program, one administrative), a representative from the National Academies Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable, the FDP Executive Director, a senior federal science official (appointed by the Office of Science and Technology Policy), representatives from each of the FDP Standing Committees and a representative from the ERI subcommittee of the Membership Committee. The elected institutional administrative representative serves as the Chair of the Executive Committee. The elected institutional faculty representative serves as the Vice Chair of the Executive Committee. Additional members can be appointed by the Chair with approval of the Executive Committee.

Responsibilities of the Chair of the Executive Committee

  • Work closely with Executive Committee members, the GUIRR representative and GUIRR staff.
  • Chair and attend all FDP meetings.
  • Work with FDP Executive Director and Committee members on the development of meeting agendas.
  • Participate in Executive Committee conference calls (10/yr) and ad hoc conference calls with various FDP committees (10/yr).
  • Provide guidance and oversight to FDP Executive Director
  • Serve as an ex officio member of all FDP committees and task forces.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to the FDP committees and task forces.
  • Oversee and endorse all formal written FDP position papers and/or recommendations.

Responsibilities of Executive Committee Members

  • Attend all FDP meetings.
  • Participate in development of meeting agendas.
  • Participate in Executive Committee conference calls (10/yr).
  • Participate in the preparation of any formal written FDP position papers and/or recommendations.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact/advocate for a particular operational or functional standing committee.
  • Represent the FDP at professional, university and federal agency meetings.
  • Interact on behalf of the FDP with external groups: OSTP, OMB, NCURA, SRA, COGR, etc.
  • Attend GUIRR Council meetings (3/yr) and report on the status of FDP activities.

Documents

Congressional Testimony June 12, 2014

Member Organization
Dick Seligman (Administrative Rep. and Chair) California Institute of Technology
Michele Masucci (Faculty Rep. and Vice-Chair) Temple University
Alexandra Albinak Johns Hopkins University
Susan Anderson (ERI Representative) College of Charleston
Wade Wargo Office of Naval Research
Cindy Hope University of Alabama
Sara Bible Stanford University
Michelle Bulls National Institutes of Health
Maria Koszalka National Science Foundation
Denise Clark University of Maryland, College Park
Robert Nobles University of Tennessee
Jason Hitchcock U.S. Department of Agriculture
Cheryl Kitt National Institutes of Health
Jeanne Hermann-Petrin University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Kim Moreland University of Wisconsin
Debbie Rafi Office of Naval Research
David Robinson Oregon Health & Science University
Susan Sauer Sloan The National Academies, GUIRR
Mark Sweet University of Wisconsin
Larry Sutter Michigan Technological University
Jennifer Taylor University of Arkansas, Fayettville
Lynette Arias University of Washington
Laura McCabe Michigan State University
David Wright Federal Demonstration Partnership