Contact Us

The Science & Entertainment Exchange (The Exchange) is a communications outreach program of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. The Exchange maintains a local office in Los Angeles that is located on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles at the California NanoSystems Institute. The Exchange is managed by Ann Merchant, Deputy Executive Director for Communications at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

CONSULTATION INQUIRIES: You may reach The Exchange by phone at 1-844-NEED-SCI or email Rick or Sachi with your request. Our office hours are 10AM–6PM Pacific.

Los Angeles Office

Rick Loverd, Program Director
The Science & Entertainment Exchange, National Academy of Sciences
rloverd@nas.edu
844-NEED-SCI (844-633-3724)

Sachi Gerbin, Senior Program Assistant
The Science & Entertainment Exchange, National Academy of Sciences
sgerbin@nas.edu
844-NEED-SCI (844-633-3724)

Washington, DC Office

Ann Merchant, Deputy Executive Director
Office of Communications, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
amerchan@nas.edu
202-334-3117

Mailing Address

The Science & Entertainment Exchange
570 Westwood Plaza
Building 114, Room 6333
MC722710
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7227