(a) In general
(b) MembershipThe advisory committee members shall—
be individuals with relevant experience or expertise, including individuals from industry and national labs, educators, academic subject matter experts, including individuals with knowledge of key technology focus areas and their impact on United States national security and geostrategic leadership, the technical and social dimensions of science and technology, technology transfer experts, labor organizations, representatives of civil society, and other nongovernmental organizations; and
consist of at least 10 members broadly representative of stakeholders, including no less than 3 members from the private sector, none of whom shall be an employee of the Federal Government, and no less than 1 member with significant expertise in United States national security and economic competitiveness.
(c) ResponsibilitiesThe Committee’s responsibilities shall include—
proposing strategies for fulfilling the purposes in section 19102 of this title;
proposing potential areas of research, particularly as relevant to United States societal, national, and geostrategic challenges; and
other relevant issues as determined by the Director.