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Civil Rights and Diversity Office


The NIST Civil Rights and Diversity Office provides advice and develops policies for the Director in carrying out responsibilities relative to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; The Rehabilitation Act of 1973; as well as other laws, Executive Orders and regulatory guidelines affecting affirmative employment and non-discrimination. Efforts include the processing and adjudicating of Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Complaints, outreach activities; and developing, administering and coordinating the Affirmative Employment Program for minorities, women, disabled veterans, and people with disabilities.


NIST program questions: 
Public Inquiries Unit:
(301) 975-NIST (6478) 
Federal Relay Service (800) 877-8339
NIST, 100 Bureau Drive
Mail Stop 3460
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-3460. 

CRDO Program Question & Website Comments:
Phone: (301) 975-2038 / Fax: (301) 990-6492
Federal Relay Service (800) 877-8339
100 Bureau Drive
Mail Stop 1080
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1080
Email: CRO@nist.gov

Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator: Kristen Gilbert (301-975-3001) / raccrdo@nist.gov

Selective Placement/Schedule A Coordinator: Kristen Gilbert (301-975-3001) / selectiveplacement@nist.gov