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National Hurricane Center Staff


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Office of the Director

Director (acting)
Jamie Rhome [Bio]

Deputy Director (acting)
Michael Brennan, Ph.D. [Bio]

NOAA Public Affairs Officer
Maria Torres [Bio]

Administrative Officer
Jannette Perez

Management and Program Analyst
Pheola Vasser

Transportation Assistant
Petra Gonzalez

Hurricane Specialist Unit (HSU)

Branch Chief
John Cangialosi (acting) [Bio]
Michael Brennan, Ph.D. [Bio]

Senior Hurricane Specialists
Robbie Berg [Bio]
Jack Beven, Ph.D. [Bio]
Eric Blake [Bio]
Daniel Brown [Bio] – Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM)
John Cangialosi [Bio]
Richard Pasch, Ph.D. [Bio]

Hurricane Specialists
Lisa Bucci, Ph.D.
Philippe Papin, Ph.D. [Bio]
Brad Reinhart [Bio]
vacant

U.S. Navy Hurricane Specialist
Dave Roberts

Tropical Analysis & Forecast Branch (TAFB)

Branch Chief
Christopher Landsea, Ph.D. [Bio]

Lead Forecasters
Eric Christensen [Bio]
Stephen Konarik [Bio]
Andrew Levine
Jeffrey Lewitsky [Bio]
Scott Stripling [Bio]

Forecasters
Jorge Aguirre-Echevarria [Bio]
Nelsie Ramos, Ph.D. [Bio]
Amanda Reinhart [Bio]
Evelyn Rivera-Acevedo [Bio]
Gladys Rubio [Bio]
Andrew Hagen [Bio]

Surface Analyst Forecasters
Patrick Chan [Bio]
Sandy Delgado [Bio]
Dylan Flynn [Bio]
Cassandra Mora [Bio]
Heather Nepaul, Ph.D. [Bio]
Mike Tichacek
vacant

Pathways Intern
Aidan Mahoney [Bio]



Technology & Science Branch (TSB)

Branch Chief (acting)
David Zelinsky [Bio]

Science and Operations Officer (SOO)
Wallace Hogsett, Ph.D. [Bio]

Team Lead
Matthew Onderlinde, Ph.D. (acting) [Bio]
David Zelinsky [Bio]

Meteorologist/Programmers
Samantha Camposano
Matthew Onderlinde, Ph.D. [Bio]
Matt Sardi
Stephanie Stevenson, Ph.D. [Bio]
Rachel Zelinsky, Ph.D. [Bio]

Storm Surge Unit (SSU)

Team Lead
Cody Fritz, Ph.D. [Bio]

Storm Surge Specialists
Cassandra Mora [Bio]
Heather Nepaul, Ph.D. [Bio]
vacant

Operations Managers
LTJG Alexandria Andonian – NOAA Commissioned Corps Officer [Bio]

NOAA Contract Support
Laura Alaka
William Booth
Ethan Gibney
Andrew Penny, Ph.D.
Tarah Sharon


Support Personnel

Chief, Aerial Reconnaissance Coordination, All Hurricanes (CARCAH)
Warren Madden [Bio] – Chief Reconnaissance Coordinator
Steve Feuer
Scott Gibbins [Bio]

FEMA/Department of Homeland Security
Matthew Green
Michael Spagnolo [Bio]

Library and Information Services
Gloria Aversano

Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project (HFIP)
James Franklin [Bio]
Jonathan Martinez, Ph.D.

Joint Hurricane Testbed (JHT)
Alan Brammer, Ph.D.

Administrative Support
Luis Cortes

NCEP Central Operations (NCO)
Doug Gaer
Marc Laurent
vacant