Castle Williamsberg

Social Science Research-to-Applications Coordinator

Using his personal experiences with the NOAA grant process and his knowledge of NOAA transition plans as an academic researcher, Castle brings a wealth of knowledge, excitement, and enthusiasm to the R2X process, and more importantly, aims to improve this process for principal investigators that wish to translate and transition social science research into various…

Segayle Thompson

Acting Division Chief - Observations and Research Support

Segayle Thompson, PhD Segayle Thompson Acting Division Chief – Observations and Research Support Segayle Thompson is the Acting Division Chief for the Observations and Research Support Division in the Weather Program Office (WPO). She has been serving as the project manager for the Phased Array Radar Acquisition project under the Observations Program in WPO. She…

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…

Jessie Carman

Division Chief - Earth System Research and Modeling

Jessie Carman Jessie carman Division Chief – Earth System Research and Modeling Jessie Carman is the Division Chief for Earth System Research and Modeling Division at the Weather Program Office (WPO), which includes the EPIC program and synoptic through seasonal modeling research. She also manages the Subseasonal to Seasonal research program with the goal of…

Maoyi Huang

EPIC Program Manager

Prior to joining NOAA, she was a senior research scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory from 2010-2020, where she was responsible for proposal development, scientific and software developments, project management, reporting and review for projects funded by Department of Energy, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) , and The United States Geological Survey. She…

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…

Henrique Alves

EPIC Program Physical Scientist

Dr. Jose-Henrique Alves is an EPIC Program Scientist at the Weather Program Office (WPO).

Chandra Kondragunta

JTTI Program Manager

Dr. Kondragunta has 23 years of federal service.  Prior to joining WPO, he served as Project Manager and Contracting Officer Representative at NESDIS and NWS.  Prior to joining NOAA as a Federal employee, he worked as a Research Scientist for the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Research Associate for the University of Maryland, College Park,…

John Ten Hoeve, WPO

Deputy Director

While at the NWS, John was a key member of several efforts to evolve the NWS, including the reorganization of NWS Headquarters and the NWS Operations and Workforce Analysis, which developed recommendations for the future organizational structure and operating model of the NWS.  John was also a lead author of a new NWS Governance in…