If you have ever thought about running for office or working on a political campaign now is the time to act. America urgently needs the direct participation of scientists and engineers in the political process at all levels of government. From local school board to United States Congress, scientists and engineers are uniquely qualified to address America’s most pressing policy decisions. They have detailed knowledge of technical issues and an unparalleled ability to facilitate evidence-based decision making. It is imperative that members of the science and engineering community have a seat at the table when key policy decisions are made. We need you to step forward and make a difference.