Join the Public & Governmental Affairs Committee

Members of the TMS Public & Governmental Affairs Committee promote the economic and environmental importance of materials research and development to both the public and the government. Among other things, the committee provides technical resources and information to appropriate agencies and Congress, plans Congressional briefings on materials-related policy issues and initiatives, and organizes Congressional visits. 


Why Should You Join the Public & Governmental Affairs Committee?

The benefits to your career include the opportunity to:

  • Raise the profile of the materials field
  • Develop leadership, management, and communication skills
  • Network with others interested in public and governmental affairs issues

Time Commitment

Varies. Committee members attend meetings via teleconference and in person at the TMS Annual Meeting. A number of additional volunteer opportunities are also available within the committee. 


How to Get Started

Learn more about TMS Public & Governmental Affairs activities.

To learn how to get involved with the TMS Public & Governmental Affairs Committee, please contact the TMS Volunteerism Staff.