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NITRD NATIONAL COORDINATION OFFICE (NCO)

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The NITRD National Coordination Office (NCO) provides day-to-day support to the NITRD Program, the NITRD Subcommittee, and its IWGs by providing technical staff expertise, planning, coordination, point of contact, physical and virtual meeting venues, and administrative assistance for Program activities. The NCO continuously seeks to enhance its ability to be a catalyst for collaboration, exchange of information, and outreach to foster knowledge, methods, R&D, technology transfer, and innovation for U.S. global leadership in networking and information technology and their applications. The budget for the NCO is set by the NITRD Subcommittee.




LEADERSHIP

Ms. Kamie Roberts

Ms. Kamie Roberts
Director

 

Ms. Kamie Roberts is the Director of the National Coordination Office (NCO) for the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. Ms. Roberts joined the NCO in October 2017 as the Deputy Director. Prior to joining the NITRD NCO Ms. Roberts worked at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), where she served as the Associate Director of Federal and Industrial Relations and Chief of Staff for the ITL. She also served an active role in the NITRD Interagency Working Groups (IWGs) and as the NIST NITRD Subcommittee Representative.

While at NIST, Ms. Roberts led the Laboratory outreach program focused on increasing the impact of ITL research. She led the standards liaison team in coordinating national and international IT standards and testing activities internal and external to NIST. Ms. Roberts coordinates student programs ranging from high school interns to summer and full-year undergraduate students. Previously, Ms. Roberts served in a variety of roles, including leading the NIST Health Information Technology Program and the NIST Big Data Program. She has served as acting Laboratory Deputy Director and acting Division Chief of several divisions. Ms. Roberts is active in the Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference and the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science.

Ms. Roberts earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Computer Science from George Washington University.

Ms. Roberts succeeds Dr. Bryan Biegel, and becomes the 14th Director for the NITRD Program.

 

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PRIMARY FUNCTIONS OF THE NITRD NCO

Key NCO Activities on behalf of the NITRD Program and in cooperation with its oversight and participating bodies are as follows:

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NITRD NCO MISSION, VISION, AND GOALS

NCO Mission Statement: The National Coordination Office (NCO) supports the national Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program by providing technical expertise, planning, and coordination and by serving as the Program’s central point of contact.

NCO Vision Statement: The National Coordination Office (NCO) continuously seeks to enhance its ability to be a catalyst for collaboration, exchange of information, and outreach to foster knowledge, methods, R&D, technology transfer, and innovation for U.S. global leadership in networking and information technology and its applications.

NCO Goals:

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CONTACT AND FINDING THE NCO

Mailing Address: 

NCO/NITRD, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Physical Address: 

490 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Suite 8001, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Tel: 202-459-9674

Fax: 202-459-9673

Email: nco@nitrd.gov

Directions and Procedures

Lodging Information

 

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