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Ocean Prediction Center Staff

(Please use the NOAA Staff Directory for Contact Information)

Office of the Director

Thomas Cuff
Director

Kathy Gilbert
Deputy Director

Dawn Cyrus
Secretary

Crystal Rickett
Administrative Officer


Ocean Applications Branch
Implements new software and techniques to support the Ocean Forecast Branch.

Joseph Sienkiewicz
Branch Chief

Frances Achorn
Senior Developmental Meteorologist

Chloe Clark-Robertson, University of Maryland
Intern

Bob Daniels
Oceanographer

Meredyth Ellington
NWS Pathways

Michael Folmer, Ph.D.
GOES-R Fellow

Christopher Juckins
Developmental Meteorologist

Kaityln Kalua, J.D.
Sea Grant Fellow

Rosalyn MacCracken, Ph.D.
Developmental Meteorologist

LT Joe Phillips, NOAA Corps
Technical Operations Coordination Meteorologist

Greg Seroka, Ph.D.
Developmental Meteorologist

David Tedesco
Developmental Meteorologist


Ocean Forecast Branch
the operational unit which creates the high seas forecasts, marine weather charts, and the offshore waters forecasts. listed below are the marine forecasters whose names you see on the forecast products for much of the north atlantic and north pacific oceans.

Darin Figurskey
Branch Chief

James Clark
Lead Marine Forecaster

James Kells
Lead Marine Forecaster
Assistant Webmaster

David Mills
Lead Marine Forecaster

Doug Scovil
Lead Marine Forecaster

Paul Vukits
Lead Marine Forecaster

Kevin Achorn
Marine Forecaster

George Bancroft
Marine Forecaster

Kathy Bell
Marine Forecaster

Timothy Collins
Marine Forecaster

Timothy Holley
Marine Forecaster

David Kosier
Marine Forecaster

(Vacant 1)
Marine Forecaster

(Vacant 2)
Marine Forecaster

Frank Musonda
Marine Forecaster

James Nolt
Marine Forecaster

Brad Reinhart
Marine Forecaster

Michael Rowland
Marine Forecaster

Todd Shaw
Marine Forecaster

Liz Sommerville
Marine Forecaster

(Vacant 3)
Marine Forecaster


NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP)
Ocean Prediction Center
Mr. Darin Figurskey
Chief, Ocean Forecast Branch
NCWCP, W/NP41
5830 University Research Court
College Park, Maryland 20740-3818

Phone: 301-683-1520
Fax: 301-683-1501 (SDM), 301-683-1545 (back office-administrative)

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