National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Advisory Board
The National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board provides independent advice to the U.S. government on GPS-related policy, planning, program management, and funding profiles in relation to the current state of national and international satellite navigation services.
The Advisory Board consists of GPS experts from outside the U.S. government.
Currently, there are 24 members representing U.S. industry, academia, and foreign organizations.
Tasks & Recommendations
The Advisory Board receives study topics and other tasks from the National Executive Committee to guide its work.
The Advisory Board provides recommendations and reports to the National Executive Committee based on their tasks as well as independent findings.
The Advisory Board meets at least twice a year. Meetings are generally open to the public, in accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act.
Establishment & Sponsorship
The Advisory Board is one of three national PNT organizations established under a 2004 presidential policy directive.
It is chartered as a federal advisory committee and operates under the rules of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA)
NASA sponsors the Advisory Board on behalf of the National Executive Committee for Space-Based PNT. Advisory Board members are nominated by the agencies of the National Executive Committee and appointed by the NASA Administrator.