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Principal Members

Sarah Kapnick, Ph.D.


Steve Thur, Ph.D.

Vice Chair

Douglas Howard, Ph.D.

National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) Representative

Clay Porch, Ph.D.

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Representative

Sean Corson

National Ocean Service (NOS) Representative

Monica Youngman

National Weather Service (NWS) Representative

Randall J. TeBeest

Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) Representative

John Cortinas, Ph.D.

Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) Representative

Executive Secretariat

Miranda Bitting

Executive Secretariat

Emily Nocito

Executive Secretariat

Advisory Members

Hendrik Tolman, Ph.D.

Council of NOAA Fellows Representative

Casey Stewart

Science Advisory Board Executive Director

Shannon Louie

Cooperative Institute Committee Chair

Laura Newcomb, Ph.D.

Research and Development Enterprise Committee Chair

Alison Krepp, Ph.D.

Social Sciences Committee Co-Chair

Gina Eosco

Social Sciences Committee Co-Chair

Lonnie Gonsalves, Ph.D.

Line Office Transition Managers Committee Chair

Gina Eosco

NOAA Libraries Advisory Committee Chair


NOAA Chief Financial Officer Representative

Frank Indiviglio

NOAA Chief Information Officer Representative


NOAA Observing Systems Council (NOSC) Liaison


NOAA Oceans and Coast Council (NOC-C) Liaison

Natasha White, Ph.D.

Office of Education Liaison

Cynthia Decker, Ph.D.

NOAA Scientific Integrity Liaison

Jeremy Weirich

NOAA National Oceanographic Partnership Program Committee Chair

Kelly Goodwin, Ph.D.

NOAA Science and Technology Synergy Committee Chair

Kelly Webster

Technology Partnership Office Liaison

Tony LaVoi

Chief Data Officer


Earth Systems Integration Board (ESIB) Liaison(s)