On April 20th President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Lori Peek for Member, Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences. Lori Peek is the Director of the Natural Hazards Center, an affiliate for the CU Population Center, and a fellow for the Environment and Society program and the Population Program. She is also the principal investigator for the National Science Foundation-funded CONVERGE facility, which is dedicated to improving research coordination and advancing the ethical conduct and scientific rigor of disaster research. In the statement, President Biden also announced his intent to nominate 9 other individuals to serve on key administration boards and commissions.
To learn more about Lori Peek’s work and the other 9 nominated individuals, read the full statement on the White House briefing room website.