Selected Service Positions – Olsen

April 2015 – Present Member, InSpace Inc.

December 2014 – Present Member, Graduate Dean’s Leadership Council, University of California, Irvine

February 2014-Present Member, Universities Space Research Association (USRA) Science and Engineering Education Council

January 2013 – Present Member, External Advisory Committee for the Institute of Genomic Biology, University of Illinois

November 2012 – Present Vice-Chair, Arecibo Observatory Science & Management Advisory Committee

May 2012 – Present Member, George Washington University Research Advisory Board

October 2010 – Present Member, Advisory Board, The Journal of Science Policy & Governance, an electronic journal

April 2011—Present Member of the Krasnow Institute Advisory Board, George Mason University

November 2009 – Present Member of World Women of Neuroscience (was International Organization for Brain Research (IBRO) Committee on World Women of Neuroscience, IBRO’s involvement ended December 2015)

June 2009—Present Member of the Dean’s Council of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University

October 2011 – October 2015 Member, Advisory Board for the School of Mind, Brain, and Behavior, University of Arizona

2012 – June 2014 Member, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation National Board

May 2013 – August 2014 Member, International Review Committee of International Council of Science (ICSU)

January 2012-July 2012 Member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on the Review of NASA Human Research Program’s Scientific Merit Assessment Processes

2011-2012 Member of the International Consulting Committee for the National Research Foundation of Korea

November 2010-November 2013 Member of the Society for Neuroscience Professional Development Committee

December 2009—Present Member of ARCS Foundation “Science & Engineering Advisory Council”

2009—2010 Member of Spain’s “High Level Group on the Governance of the European Research Area (ERA)” and to advise on EU Presidency in 2010

October 2006-July 2012 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders, Member

September 2005—May 2010 International Human Frontiers Science Program Organization, Board of Trustees, Elected Vice Chair

September 2005—March 2009 U.S. Chair, EC Task Force on Biotechnology Research

September 2006—March 2009 U.S. Alternative Representative, Intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO), (US-Lead Rep was Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator)

April 2006—January 2007 National Mathematics Advisory Panel, Ex Officio Member, Presidential appointed

July 2003—October 2007 Vice-Chair (2003—2006) and Led U.S. delegation to the Global Science Forum of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

2007 Member, Advisory Panel “Minding the Gap”: Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

March 2004 Head, U.S. Delegation to the 4th APEC Science Minister’s Meeting, Christchurch, NZ

December 2003, December 2004 Head Lead Judge, Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math:Science:Technology, National Finals, Washington, DC

1999—August 2002 Member, National Advisory Board for Burns Telecommunication Center, Montana State University

1999—August 2002 Member and Chair, Advisory Board for NSF Science & Technology Center in Behavioral Neuroscience, Emory University

2001—August 2002 Member, External Advisory Board for AAAS Science Magazine Next Wave, Washington, DC

June 24—26, 2002 Member, U.S. Delegation to NSF of China to develop Bi-Lateral Workshops

1999—August 2002 Member, National Space Science & Technology Center, State-University-Federal Partnerships, Huntsville, AL*

1999—2001 Member, Advisory Board for the School for Computational Sciences, George Mason University

1999—2002 Member, US–EU Biotechnology Task Force

1999—2000 Member of Interagency Steering Committee to the Commission on the Advancement of Women & Minorities in Science, Engineering, and Technology Development—Morella Commission

2000 Member, Presidential Federal–Wide Working Group for United Nations Meeting on Women

Member, Council of Federal Liaisons, Decade of Behavior Initiative, American Psychological Association

1998—1999 Co-Chair NASA Special Panel on Space Life Sciences Developmental Biology

1996—1997 Executive Secretary, National Science and Technology Council Health, Safety and Food’s Subcommittee on Biomedical, Socio-Cultural and Behavioral Science R&D

1991—1996 NSF Liaison to National Advisory Neurological Disorders & Stroke

Frank Beach Award Committee and Chair (Provides Award for Outstanding Beginning Scientist in Behavioral Endocrinology)

Hormones and Behavior Consulting Editor, Editorial Board Member (until Dec. 1996)

1991 Evaluation Committee for the 51st Westinghouse Science Talent Search

1991—1996 Interagency Research Animal Committee NSF Representative


* Please note: resignations following Senate confirmation as a Presidential appointee