About Dr. Page

Liz Page became the COMET Director in July 2017. She has spent much of her career dedicated to the professional development of operational meteorologists worldwide. Liz joined COMET in 1993 as a visitor from the National Weather Service and became a COMET Associate Scientist in 2004 and later a Project Scientist. More recently, she led COMET’s education and training operations and the business office.

Liz Page, Director of The COMET Program

She began her career as a civilian instructor with the Air Force's Weather Training Division at Chanute AFB, IL. Liz next joined the National Weather Service as an intern in San Diego, CA and moved to become the Deputy Meteorologist in Charge at the NWS Agriculture and Fire Weather Office in Riverside, CA before joining the NWS team at COMET. She has also taught courses at North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Liz received her BS in Atmospheric Science from the University of California, Davis and her MS and PhD in Atmospheric Science from Colorado State University, where she studied cloud physics and microclimate effects of wildfire burn scars, respectively. She was awarded two NOAA Bronze Medals and was recognized with an American Meteorological Society Special Award for her contributions to the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist test and study guide. Liz has served on the National Weather Association (NWA) Council in different capacities and was President in 2015. She is currently a founding member of the Board of Directors of the NWA Foundation, the charitable branch of the organization. Liz is also the chair of UCAR Management Forum (UMF).

Dr. Liz Page, Director
Phone: (303) 497-8315
E-mail: epage@comet.ucar.edu