COMET Governance

The COMET Program is governed by an Executive Board and an Advisory Panel. The Executive Board is made up of the heads of the training organizations that sponsor the program. The Advisory Panel is composed of representatives of the academic and operational forecasting communities that we serve.

 

Advisory Panel Members
Last updated on: 2017-06-12

  • Dr. Jennifer Alexander (2015 - 2017) University Representative
  • Mr. Dan Banks (Indefinite Term) NAVY Representative
  • Dr. Jeff Basara (2017 - 2019) University Representative
  • Dr. Jack Fellows (2016-2018) At-Large Representative
  • Mr. Alberto Flores (2015 - 2017) At-Large Representative
  • Dr. Rob Foshay, CPT (2017 - 2019) Private Sector Representative
  • Dr. Vittorio (Victor) Gensini (2016 - 2018) University Representative
  • Dr. Steven Goodman (Indefinite Term) NESDIS Representative
  • Dr. Sue Haupt (2017 - 2019) NCAR Representative
  • Mr. Gary McWilliams (Indefinite Term) JPSS Representative
  • Mr. Marshall Moss (2016 - 2018) Private Sector Representative
  • Dr. Jon Nese (2016 - 2018) University Representative
  • Mr. Vesa Nietosvaara (2017 - 2019) WMO Representative
  • Ms. Heleen ter Pelkwijk (2016 - 2018) WMO Representative
  • Dr. Mohan Ramamurthy (Indefinite Term) UCP Representative
  • Ms. Nezette Rydell (Indefinite Term) NWS Representative
  • Dr. Kathy Sherman-Morris (2016 - 2018) University Representative
  • Mr. Stephen Kerr (Indefinite Term) MSC Representative
  • Ms. Jennifer Milton (MSC Alternate) MSC Substitute Representative
  • Mr. Bruce Thomas, Chair (2015 - 2017) Private Sector Representative
COMET Federal Program Officer:
  • Mr. Leroy Spayd National Weather Service
NWS Office of Science and Technology Integration Representative:
  • Mr. Christopher Hedge NOAA/National Weather Service
UCAR Representatives:
  • Dr. Rich Jeffries Director, The COMET Program, UCAR
  • Dr. William Kuo Director of UCAR Community Programs


Executive Board Members
Last updated on: 2017-06-12

  • Dr. Antonio Busalacchi (Chair)
  • UCAR President
  • Dr. William Kuo (Alternate Chair)
  • Director of UCAR Community Programs
  • Mr. Jeff Arnold (Observer)
  • Senior Scientist, US Army Engineer Institute for Water Resources
  • Dr. Ken Nowack (Observer)
  • Water and Climate Research Coordinator, Denver Federal Center
  • Ms. Sue Allen
  • Principal, Bureau of Meteorology Training Centre
  • Alternate: Mr. Duncan Tippins
  • Mr. Greg Mandt
  • NOAA JPSS
  • Alternate: Mr. Mitch Goldberg
  • Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet
  • Commander, NMOC
  • Alternate: Commander Shane Stoughton
  • Alternate: Commander Christi Montgomery
  • Mr. Joachim Saalmueller
  • Head of User Service, EUMETSAT
  • Mr. Jim Hurrell
  • Director, NCAR
  • Mr. Michael Jean
  • Director General, Canadian Centre for Meteorological and Environmental Prediction
  • Alternate: Ms. Jennifer Milton
  • Mr. Michael Stringer
  • GOES-R System Program Director, NOAA/NASA/GSFC
  • Alternate: Dr. Steve Goodman
  • Mr. Louis W. Uccellini
  • Assistant Administrator for Weather Services, NOAA/NWS
  • Alternate: Ms. Mary Erickson
  • Alternate: Mr. John Ogren
Office of Science & Tech. Representative:
  • Dr. Curtis Marshall
  • NOAA/National Weather Service
UCAR Representative:
  • Dr. Rich Jeffries
  • Director, The COMET Program, UCAR