Council is the ARS' chief deliberative body, bringing together line management,
program management, and program support to confer on issues of importance
to the agency. The AC supports the Administrator by providing in-depth discussion
and counterpoint as input to high-level decisions and broad agency policy.
The AC maintains an active discussion on issues with future implications
for the Agency. The purpose of the AC is to provide the leadership that
will ensure the most effective and efficient support, direction, and management
of research in the Agency.