Pamela Whitney Staff Director, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics U.S. House of Representatives

Pamela Whitney serves as Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives. She joined the Committee as Professional Staff and later became Senior Professional Staff.  Formerly, she was Senior Program Officer at the Space Studies Board of the National Academies where she directed studies and workshops on space science and space policy topics and served as the Executive Secretary of the U.S. national committee to the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) of the International Council for Science (ICSU).  Among her previous positions, she was an Analyst at the aerospace consulting firm CSP Associates, Inc.  Pamela holds a B.A. in Economics from Smith College and an M.A. in International Communication from American University.