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People of the National Ocean Service

Administration

  • Assistant Administrator. National Ocean Service: Holly Bamford
  • Deputy Director. NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program: Jennifer Koss
  • Director. U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Program: Zdenka Willis
  • Equal Opportunity and Diversity Counsel. Manager, NOS Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs: Michelle Crockett
  • Facility Maintenance. Facilities Contract Specialist, National Ocean Service: Ray Clark
  • International Ocean/Coastal Management. International Affairs Specialist, National Ocean Service: Lynne Mersfelder-Lewis
  • Management and Budget. Management and Budget Officer, National Geodetic Survey: Maureen Green
  • Management and Budget. Program Analyst, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services Carol Smith
  • Management and Budget. Management and Program Analyst, National Geodetic Survey: Brett Howe
  • Science & Policy. Legislative Specialist, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Managment: Elisa Chae
  • Training and Communications. Training and Communication Coordinator, NOAA's Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center: Katie Krushinski

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Communications/Education

  • Animation/3D Visualization. Animation/3D Visualization Specialist, NOAA Coastal Services Center: Mike Pai
  • Coral Reef Education. National Education Coordinator and Fellowship Manager, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program Paulo Maurin
  • Educational Resource Development. Education Coordinator, NOS Communications and Education Division: Peg Steffen
  • Graphic Design. Graphic Designer and Illustrator, NOAA Coastal Services Center: Frank Ruopoli
  • Marine Science and Conservation Education. Program Coordinator, MERITO Program, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary: Rocio Lozano-Knowlton
  • National Ocean Service Writer. Senior Writer-editor, National Ocean Service Pam Rubin
  • Ocean Observing Outreach. Communications Specialist, NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing System Program: Jennie Lyons
  • Program Analyst. Program Analyst, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries: Sharon Sirkis
  • Public Affairs. Public Affairs Specialist, National Ocean Service: John Ewald
  • Web & Video Development. Chief, Technical Information Services Branch, NOS Communications & Education Division: Davida Remer

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Conservation/Restoration

  • Conservation Research. Research Coordinator, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary: Jan Roletto
  • Conserving Coasts & Estuaries. Manager, Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program: Elaine Vaudreuil
  • Conserving Cultural Resources. Cultural Resources Coordinator, National Marine Protected Areas (MPA) Center: Valerie Grussing
  • Conserving the Marine Environment. Resource Protection Coordinator, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary: Becky Shortland
  • Environmental Science. Regional Resource Coordinator NOAA Damage Assessment, Remediation, and Restoration Program: Rebecca Hoff
  • Managing Coastal Resources. Human Dimensions Specialist, NOAA Coastal Services Center: Hansje Gold-Krueck
  • Protecting Maritime Heritage. Program Specialist, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary: Jeff Johnston
  • Preserving NOAA Heritage. Senior Program Advisor, NOAA's Preserve America Initiative: Cheryl Oliver
  • Protecting Ocean Resources. Director (acting), National Marine Protected Areas Center: Lauren Wenzel
  • Protecting Coastal Places & People. Mid-Atlantic Regional Coordinator, NOAA Coastal Services Center: Darlene Finch
  • Restoring Natural Resources. Chief, Southeast Region Branch, Assessment and Restoration Division: Lisa DiPinto

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Information Technology

  • Computer Maintenance/Support. Senior Help Desk Technician, National Ocean Service: Lance Davey
  • Computer Maintenance/Support. Help Desk Specialist, National Ocean Service: Keith Davis
  • Museum Kiosk Project Managment. Information Technology Specialist, NOS Communications and Education Division : Mike Shelby
  • Software Development. Information Technology Specialist, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services: Armin Pruessner
  • Spatial Analysis and Mapping. Geographic Information System Specialist, National Marine Protected Areas Center: Jordan Gass
  • Systems Administrator. Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services: Joe Colby

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Operations

  • Geodesy. Chief Geodesist, National Geodetic Survey: Dru Smith
  • Geodesy. Deputy Director, National Geodetic Survey: Ronnie Taylor
  • Geodesy. Chief, Remote Sensing Division: Mike Aslaksen
  • Maritime Community Ambassador. Navigation Manager-Southeast Region, Office of Coast Survey: David Elliott
  • NOAA Corps Pilot. Commissioned Officer, Chief of Staff, National Ocean Service: Captain Michele Finn
  • Ocean Observing Management. National Manager, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System's High Frequency Radar Network: Jack Harlan
  • Ocean Observing Management. Operations Division Chief, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System: Charles Alexander
  • Representing NOAA in Alaska. NOAA Alaska Regional Coordinator: Amy Holman
  • Responding to Marine Transportation Emergencies. Team Lead , Navigation Response Team 2, Office of Coast Survey: Bob Ramsey

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Science/Research

  • Biogeography. Chief, Biogeography Branch, NOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment: Chris Caldow
  • Cartography. Chief, Marine Chart Division, Office of Coast Survey: Captain Doug Baird
  • Coastal Environmental Health. Chief, Coastal Ocean Assessments, Status and Trends (COAST) Branch, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment: Gunnar Lauenstein
  • Coastal Water Quality Research. Physical Scientist and Manager, NOAA's National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment, Suzanne Bricker
  • Ecology. Coastal Ecosystem Ecologist, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science: James Morris
  • Fisheries and Habitat Research. Research Technician, Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research: Jenny Vander Pluym
  • Global Positioning System Physics. Physicist, National Geodetic Survey: Neil Weston
  • Hydrographic Data Science. Physical Scientist, Office of Coast Survey: Vitad Pradith
  • Marine Biology. Research Ecologist, NOAA Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research: Chris Taylor
  • Marine Resource Management. Director, Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment: Mark Monaco
  • Molecular Biology. Fisheries Biologist, Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research: Mark Vandersea
  • Oceanography. Manager, Ocean Systems Test and Evaluation Program, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services: Mark Bushnell
  • Oceanography. Oceanographer, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services: Chris Paternostro
  • Oceanography. Oceanographer, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services: Billy Sweet
  • Physical Science. Lead Physical Scientist, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services: Natalia Donoho
  • Physical Science. Physical Scientist, Office of Coast Survey: Kathryn Simmons

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