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NOAA Science Report: Scientific Workforce

NOAA employees are recognized time and time again for their research and development efforts and preeminence through appointments to leadership positions in professional societies, external awards, invitations to speak at prestigious events, and more, establishing NOAA as a leader amongst Federal agencies in the majority of its principal R&D focus areas.

NOAA has developed procedures and policies to ensure that employees are encouraged to serve in an official capacity as an officer or board member of a non-profit organization. These prestigious positions give our scientists the opportunities to help frame and direct research agendas and priorities within their relevant technical communities.

As a result, NOAA now has about 30 scientists serving in these capacities, many of those doing so at the highest levels. The impact this will have on our ability to recruit and retain top scientific talent into the Federal government is quite powerful. This list reflects only those NOAA personnel serving on boards at the end of fiscal year 2021.

Final 2023 Q4 List of NOAA Employees Nonprofit Service