Established by section 104 of the National Quantum Initiative Act (Public Law 115–368) and Executive Order 13885, the NQIAC provides advice to the President and Secretary of Energy on the National Quantum Initiative Program.  The committee also provides advice to the National Science and Technology Council Subcommittee on Quantum Information Science (NSTC).  The NQIAC conducts independent assessments of trends and developments in quantum information science and technology; the progress and activities of the Program; whether the Program is helping to maintain US leadership in quantum information science and technology; and related policy topics.   Members include distinguished individuals from industry, universities, Federal laboratories, and other Federal Government agencies who are prominent in their fields, recognized for their achievements, and from diverse backgrounds.