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: 2013-06-01

  • Dr. Jennifer Alexander (2015 - 2017)
    University Representative
  • Mr. Stephen Augustyn (Indefinite Term)
    AFWA Representative
  • Mr. Dan Banks (Indefinite Term)
    NAVY Representative
  • Dr. Jeff Basara (2011 - 2016)
    University Representative
  • Mr. Ken Carey (Chair) (Indefinite Term)
    Private Sector Representative
  • Mr. Michael Evans (Indefinite Term)
    NWS Representative
  • Dr. Rob Foshay, CPT (Indefinite Term)
    Private Sector Representative
  • Mr. Brad Snyder (Indefinite Term)
    MSC Representative
  • Ms. Jennifer Milton (MSC Alternative)
    MSC substitute representative
  • Dr. Andrew Gettleman (2011 - 2016)
    NCAR Representative
  • Dr. Steven Goodman (2014-2017)
    NESDIS Representative
  • Lt. Col Tricia Kobberdahl (Indefinite Term)
    AFWA Representative
  • Mr. Gary McWillliams (Indefinite Term)
    JPSS Representatiave
  • Dr. Kathy Sherman Morris (2013 - 2015)
    University Representative
  • Dr. Jon Nese (2013 - 2015)
    University Representative
  • Ms. Heleen ter Pelkwijk (2013 - 2015)
    JPSS Representative
  • Dr. Mohan Ramamurthy (Indefinite Term)
    UCP Representative
  • Mr. Brent Shaw (2013 - 2015)
    Private Sector Representative
  • Mr. LeRoy Spayd (Indefinite Term)
  • Mr. Vesa Nietosvaara (2014 - 2016)
  • Mr. Bruce Thomas (2015 - 2017)
    Private Sector Representative

COMET Federal Program Officers:

  • Tony Mostek
    National Weather Service

Office of Science and Tech. Representative:

  • Dr. Curtis Marshall
    National Weather Service

UCAR Representatives:

  • Dr. Emily CoBabe-Ammann
    Director of UCAR Community Programs
  • Dr. Rich Jeffries
    Director of COMET, UCAR


Executive Board Members
Last updated on: 2013-06-01

  • Dr. Tom Bogdan (Chair), President
    University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
    Alternate: Ms. Emily CoBabe-Ammann
  • Mr. Jeff Arnold
    Senior Scientist US Army Engineer Institute for Water Resources
  • Mr. Levi Brekke
    Water and Climate Research Coordinator Denver Federal Center
    Alternate: Mr. Chuck Hennig
  • Mr. Roger Deslandes
    Principal Bureau of Meteorology Training Center
    Alternate: Mr. Duncan Tippins
  • Mr. John Furgerson
    NOAA JPSS Outreach/User Liason
    Alternate: Mr. Gary McWilliams
  • Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet
    Commander NMOC
    Alternate: Commander Mark Butler
    Alternate: Dr. Michael Ryan
  • Mr. Volker Gartner
    Head of User Service EUMETSAT
  • Mr. Jim Hurrell
    Director NCAR
  • Mr. Michael Jean
    Director General Canadian Centre for Meteorologica and Environmental Prediction
    Alternate: Ms. Jennifer Milton
  • Mr. Gregory Mandt
    GOES-R System Program Director NOAA/NASA/GSFC
    Alternate: Mr. James Gurka
  • Mr. Louis W. Uccellini
    Assistant Administrator for Weather Services NOAA/NWS
    Alternate: Ms. Laura Furgione
  • Alternate: Mr. LeRoy Spayd

UCAR Representatives:

  • Dr. Emily CoBabe-Ammann
    Director of UCAR Community Programs
  • Dr. Rich Jeffries
    Director, The COMET Program, UCAR