McAllister & Quinn facilitates several successful Federal Advisory Committee nominations in 2018

During the first half of 2018, McAllister & Quinn successfully helped place several faculty members onto Federal Advisory Committees (FACs).

FACs were created following the enactment of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) in 1972. Their purpose is to create a formal dialogue between the federal government and its stakeholders. Hence, FAC members are active participants in conversations that will inevitably shape the federal research and development landscape.

McAllister & Quinn assists clients by (1) identifying committee openings and matching them with promising faculty; and (2) developing competitive nomination packages. Most recently, we have placed researchers on:

Currently, there are more than 1,000 committees providing advice and recommendations to the executive branch on a range of issues. If you’re interested in finding out more about Federal Advisory Committees and their importance, please read our Insights into Federal Advisory Committees case study, or reach out to McAllister & Quinn directly:


McAllister & Quinn Team:

Jessica Venable, Ph.D.
Executive Director,
Research Universities & Institutions Practice
Joo Young Lee
Managing Director
Kathryn McGirk
Director of Grants and Federal Affairs