Who is Narda Jones - OSTP Legislative Affairs Director nominees: Biography, Career, Education
Who is Narda Jones?
|Narda Jones - OSTP Legislative Affairs Director (Photo: buildbackbetter.gov)|
Narda Jones, OSTP Legislative Affairs Director
Narda Jones most recently served as the Senior Technology Policy Advisor for the Democratic staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. She started working in the United States Senate in 2014 after spending over a decade in senior roles at the Federal Communications Commission.
Her education and employment history are stated by legistorm.
|Previously, Ms. Jones worked at the Minnesota Attorney General's Office and the Minneapolis City Attorney's Office. She was also part of the inaugural class of the AmeriCorps Legal Fellowship program and spent her fellowship time aiding homeless families secure housing and public benefits in St. Paul, Minnesota. |
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Ms. Jones is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Brooklyn Law School, cites spaceref.
Federal Executive Institute - Attended (2013)
Brooklyn Law School - JD (1991-1994)
Wesleyan University - Bachelor's (1987-1991)
Brooklyn (N.Y.) Technical High School - Diploma
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (Jan. 2021-)
Joseph Robinette Biden (Joe)
Legislative Affairs Director Nominee
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Manufacturing, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee (May 2019-Jan. 2021)
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
Senior Adviser, Technology Policy/Counsel
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) (May 2017-May 2019)
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) (July 2014-April 2017)
Federal Communications Commission International Bureau (Jan. 2010-July 2014)
Division Chief, Strategic Analysis and Negotiations
Federal Communications Commission Wireline Competition Bureau (Jan. 2001-Dec. 2009)
Legal Counsel/Deputy Division Chief then Division Chief
Minnesota Office of the Attorney General (1998-2000)
Assistant Attorney General
Minneapolis (Minn.) Office of the City Attorney (1996-1998)
Assistant City Attorney
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Inc. (1994-1996)
AmeriCorps Volunteer Staff Attorney, Homelessness Outreach and Prevention Project
President-elect Joe Biden announced the Science Team
|SCIENCE TEAM (Photo: buildbackbetter.gov)|
Today, President-elect Joe Biden announced his selection of Narda Jones as OSTP Legislative Affairs Director and Dr. Eric Lander as Presidential Science Advisor-designate and as nominee for Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), a position the President-elect is elevating to Cabinet-level.
Along with that, the science team includes the following individuals:
Dr. Alondra Nelson, OSTP Deputy Director for Science and Society
Dr. Frances H. Arnoldand Dr. Maria Zuber, Co-Chairs of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)
Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health
Kei Koizumi, OSTP Chief of Staff
According to science.house.gov, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) made the following statement to express his satisfaction towards President-elect Biden's choice:
“I would like to congratulate President-elect Biden on assembling such an impressive team to advance his science and technology policy. I would also like to applaud his decision to elevate the position of OSTP Director to be included in his Cabinet. I am thrilled to turn the page to a new era in which we can be confident that, once again, science, facts, and data are at the forefront of decision making at all levels across our government.”
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