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NSF PA 00-03 - February 11, 2000
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NSF Announces Acting Director for Legislative &
The National Science Foundation has named Michael Sieverts as Acting
Director for Legislative and Public Affairs effective February 14. Shortly,
NSF will begin a search to fill the position permanently.
Mr. Sieverts joined the Foundation in 1991. For two years, he has served
as Section Head for Issues Development in NSF's Office of Legislative
and Public Affairs (OLPA). Before coming to NSF, he worked for five years
(1986-1991) as a budget analyst at the U.S. Congressional Budget Office
with responsibility for science and space programs.
Sieverts holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Goldman School
of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, and a Bachelor
of Science degree in physics from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC.
Julia A. Moore, previous Director for Legislative and Public Affairs,
is leaving to join the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
at The Smithsonian Institution as a public policy scholar.