David Goldston is the Director of Government Relations for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). In 2001, he was appointed to run the House Committee on Science. Prior to this, Goldston was Legislative Director for Congressman Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY). Previously, he served on the Science Committee as Special Assistant on the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology. Goldston is a graduate of Cornell University.