National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Advisory Board

PNT logo 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.

James Schlesinger
In Memoriam

Dr. James Schlesinger passed away on March 27, 2014, while serving his fourth term as chairman of the National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board. View his biography

Membership

The Advisory Board consists of GPS experts from outside the U.S. government.

Currently, there are 23 members representing U.S. industry, academia, and foreign organizations.

Advisory Board members posing with NASA staff
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Tasks & Recommendations

The Advisory Board receives study topics and other tasks from the National Executive Committee to guide its work.

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The Advisory Board provides recommendations and reports to the National Executive Committee based on their tasks as well as independent findings.

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Meetings

Last Meeting: June 3-4, 2014

The Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.
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Next Meeting: Dec 10-11, 2014

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The Advisory Board meets 1-2 times 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.

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It is chartered as a federal advisory committee and operates under the rules of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).

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Learn about FACA at GSA.gov

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.

Learn more about NASA's role in GPS management

Point of Contact

Please direct questions about the Advisory Board to:

James J. Miller
Executive Director
(202) 358-4417
jj.miller@nasa.gov
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