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Science and Technology Council Committees
One of the most important tasks that the NSTC performs is to prepare
coordinated R&D strategies and budget recommendations to orient science
and technology toward achieving national goals. To do so, the NSTC established
five goal-oriented committees.
Each committee is chaired by a senior official or officials from a Federal
agency/department and is co-chaired by a White House Office of Science
and Technology Policy (OSTP) Senate-confirmed Associate Director.
In addition the NSTC has established an interagency
working group to implement recommendations found in the August 1999
President's Committee of Advisors for Science and Technology Report Powerful