Kristina Kiest WPO

Communications Lead

Kristina earned her B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado Boulder and her M.P.S. (Master of Professional Science) in Tropical Marine Ecology from the University of Miami.

FACETs Coordinator

Alison Agather Alison Agather FACETs Coordinator & Social Science Program Competition Manager Alison supports the Weather Program Office (WPO) as a contractor for Science and Technology Corporation. She is the FACETs Coordinator and the Social Science Program’s Competition manager. Prior to supporting WPO, she was a Knauss Fellow and split her time between the Ocean…

Tamara Battle

Policy and Partnerships Manager

Tamara Battle Tamara Battle Policy & Partnerships Manager Tamara is the Policy and Partnerships Manager for the Weather Program Office (WPO), and is the lead for coordinating and overseeing various aspects of the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 (the “Weather Act”) and other weather policy topics for WPO and the Office of…

Melissa Pratt-Zossoungbo WPO

Strategy and Evaluation Manager

Melissa Pratt-Zossoungbo Melissa Pratt-Zossoungbo Strategy and Evaluation Manager Melissa Pratt-Zossoungbo is the Strategy and Evaluation Manager for the Weather Program Office (WPO). She leads a team that manages, secures, and expends resources and services needed to efficiently and effectively run WPO. She directs and performs all administrative functions that include human resource management, budget and…