conducted research on several products in which there was extensive litigation and in which he served as an expert.
Pamela Ann Rymer, L.L.B., Stanford, is a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, California. She was appointed in 1989 by President George Bush. Judge Rymer currently serves as the Chair of the AAAS Court-Appointed Scientific Experts Demonstration Project.
Anne-Marie Mazza, Ph.D., Director. Dr. Mazza joined The National Academies in 1995. She has served as Senior Program Officer with both the Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy and the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable. Between October 1999 and October 2000, she divided her time between the STL Program and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where she chaired an interagency working group on the government-university research partnership. She received a Ph.D. in Public Policy from The George Washington University.
Susie Bachtel, Staff Associate. Ms. Bachtel joined the National Academies in 1998. Previously she was Special Assistant to the Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, from 1993-1998, and before that was Executive Assistant to the Director of the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment from 1979-1993. She received a B.A. in Social Sciences from The Ohio State University.