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Ranking Member Johnson’s Statement on the Nomination of Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier to be Director of OSTP

Aug 1, 2018
Press Release

(Dallas, TX) – Yesterday, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) statement is below.

“I am pleased that the President has finally nominated a Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier’s experience as a university Administrator in Oklahoma, as founder and director of NSF’s Science and Technology Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms and the NSF Engineering Research Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere, and as vice-chair of the National Science Board will serve him well in this role. I hope that the Administration will heed his advice. Dr. Droegemeier knows how important our commitment to robust R&D and innovation funding is and he knows well the value of the scientific community. I believe when he is confirmed, he will work to advance the scientific interests of the United States. I look forward to working with him.”

115th Congress