The volunteer-supported National Space Society works through many committee teams. Following is a list of the NSS committees and teams. Click the blue icon to the right of a committee’s name to see a brief description of that committee’s responsibilities.
If you are interested in helping NSS, please fill out the contact form below the list of committees.
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The Awards Committee is responsible for the recognition programs of the Society. Click here to volunteer for the Awards Committee.
The Conferences Committee is responsible for coordinating the planning and execution of the Society’s annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) and any other NSS conferences.
To volunteer for the May 2018 ISDC use this form.
The Development Committee is responsible for the raising of funds for the Society, including institutional giving, individual giving, bequests, major events, private foundation grants and high value donor programs. Click here to volunteer for the Development Committee.
Education and Outreach Committee
The Education and Outreach Committee is responsible for planning and execution of outreach to and education for the general public, maintaining a Speakers Bureau, and for enhancing the value that the Society delivers to the general public. Click here to volunteer for the Education and Outreach Committee.
Information Services Team
The Membership Committee is responsible for the growth and servicing of the membership, and for enhancing the value that the Society delivers to the membership. Click here to volunteer for the Membership Committee.
The Policy Committee is responsible for determining the general positions of the Society on legislative issues and the strategy and program through which the Society shall promote these positions, as well as overseeing the implementation of those policies via the Political Action Network (PAN). Click here to volunteer for the Policy Committee.
Political Action Network
The Political Action Network comprises the implementation arm of the Policy Committee. It is responsible for carrying out the positions of the Society via legislative and grassroots action, such as the annual Legislative Blitz). The PAN reports to the Chair of the Policy Committee. For more information, please see the Legislative and Political Action Network web pages. Click here to volunteer for the Political Action Network.
The Projects Committee is responsible for the development and management of major projects (e.g., scientific, educational) of the Society. The Committee also provides assistance (when requested) for chapter-managed projects. Click here to volunteer for the Projects Committee.
Public Affairs Committee
The Public Affairs Committee is responsible for the positioning of the Society relative to the media, for the timely writing and dissemination of press releases and other media-focused documents, and for enhancing the value that the Society delivers to the media. Click here to volunteer for the Public Affairs Committee.
Social Networking Committee
The Social Networking Committee is responsible for NSS’ presence on the various forms of social media networks. Click here to volunteer for the Social Networking Committee.
Space Settlement Roadmap Committee
The Space Settlement Roadmap Committee is responsible for the creation of the NSS Roadmap to Space Settlement. Click here to volunteer for the Space Settlement Roadmap Committee.