The group consisted of representatives, consultants, liaison officers, observers, and secretariat and would report to the Board Chairman.
Duties were defined as follows:
- Representative; represent a major element of NASA or other government agency having programs and activities associated with the Apollo Program.
- Consultant; serve as an adviser to the Review Board by providing opinions, information, and recommendations, as appropriate, based on his field of competence.
- Observer; acquire information relative to his area of expertise and normal responsibility.
- Secretariat: provide administrative, secretarial, clerical, and other supporting services to the Review Board.
The following were designated to the Advisory Group by Thompson:
C. H. Bolender, NASA Hq., representing the Apollo Program Director;
Charles W. Mathews, Director, Apollo Applications Program, NASA Hq.;
Rocco A. Petrone, Director, Launch Operations, KSC;
Joseph F. Shea, ASPO Manager, MSC;
Lt. Col. William D. Baxter, USAF, Chief, Range Safety Office, Air Force Eastern Test Range;
G. F. Kelly, Flight Medicine Branch, Center Medical Office, MSC.
Frank A. Long, Vice President for Research and Advanced Studies, Cornell University;
John Yardley, Technical Director, Astronautics Co., Division of McDonnell Co.;
George W. Jeffs, Chief Engineer, Apollo Program, North American Aviation, Inc., or alternate R. L. Benner, Assistant Chief Engineer, Apollo Program, North American Aviation, Inc.;
Irving Pinkel, Chief, Fluid Systems Research Division, Lewis Research Center;
Thomas G. Horeff, Propulsion Program Manager, Engineering and Safety Division, Aircraft Development Service, Federal Aviation Agency;
Homer Carhart, Chief, Fuels Branch, Chemistry Division, Naval Research Laboratory;
John S. Leak, Chief, Technical Services, Engineering Division, Bureau of Safety, Civil Aeronautics Board.
Liaison Officer: Duncan Collins, Special Adviser, Secretary of the Air Force, Skylab Program.
All MSC astronauts;
John D. Hodge, MSC;
P. A. Butler, USAF;
W. Dugan, USAF;
George E. Mueller, NASA Hq.;
Samuel C. Phillips, NASA Hq.;
Kurt H. Debus, KSC;
Paul C. Donnelly, KSC;
John W. King, KSC;
H. E. McCoy, KSC;
R. E. Moser, KSC;
W. P. Murphy, KSC;
G. Merritt Preston, KSC;
J. G. Shinkle, KSC;
A. F. Siepert, KSC;
W. Williams, KSC.
Ernest Swieda, Executive Secretary.