Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) oversees the Grants for Laboratory Animal Science Program, including the development, implementation, and maintenance of program procedures and grant priorities. The SAC also develops programs to enhance the quality and breadth of science at National Meeting and encourages the scientific development of youn investigators in comparative medicine and laboratory animal science. The SAC provides guidelines and advice to the leadership on matters relevant to the priorities and quality of the scientific and educational missions of AALAS and develops recommendations, positions, and guidelines for science and science policy on behalf of AALAS for review and approval of the BOT.