Immediate Release

Statement on New Appointments to the Defense Science Board

Dec. 18, 2020

Today, the Department of Defense announced that Acting Secretary Chris Miller intends to appoint former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) Tidal McCoy and former NASA CFO Jeff DeWit to the Defense Science Board (DSB).
“The Defense Science Board has a long and storied history of providing senior leaders advice on some of the most complex tech issues facing our nation and we’re proud to have Mr. McCoy and Mr. DeWit join the board,” said Dave Vasquez, a Department of Defense Spokesman. “Both of these patriotic Americans have a distinguished record of public service at senior levels of the Department of Defense and NASA respectively.”
About the Defense Science Board

The Defense Science Board provides independent advice and recommendations on matters concerning science, technology, manufacturing and acquisition processes which support the Department of Defense’s (DoD) scientific and technical enterprise.