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SPC Staff Profiles - monthly features of SPC staff members
[Director's Office|Operations Branch|Science Support Branch]
Director's Office

Russell Schneider, Ph.D.

Deputy Director:
Bill Bunting - profile

Warning Coordination Meteorologist:
Matthew Elliott

Administrative Officer:
Jodi Avery

Public Affairs Specialist:
Keli Pirtle

Cogent Contract Administrative Assistant II:
Melissa Sayers

Operations Branch

Branch Chief:

Lead Forecasters:
Roger Edwards - profile
Jeremy Grams
Jared Guyer - profile
John Hart - profile
Rich Thompson - profile

Mesoscale/Outlook Forecasters:
Chris Broyles - profile
Mark Darrow
Andy Dean
Aaron Gleason
Steve Goss
Ryan Jewell
Brynn Kerr
Elizabeth Leitman - profile
Matt Mosier - profile
Bryan Smith - profile
(Greg Dial retired in October 2021 after 32 years of excellent public service, including 23 years at the Storm Prediction Center.)

Mesoscale Assistant/Fire Weather Forecasters:
Evan Bentley - profile
Andrew Lyons
Andrew Moore
Brian Squitieri, Ph.D.
Emily Thornton
Harry Weinman
Nathan Wendt - profile

Science Support Branch

Branch Chief:
Patrick Marsh, Ph.D. - profile

Severe Weather Science and Operations Officer:
Israel Jirak, Ph.D.

Fire Weather Science and Operations Officer:
Nick Nauslar, Ph.D.

Senior Development Meteorologist:
Gregory Grosshans

Techniques Development Meteorologists:
Matt Flournoy, Ph.D.
Chris Karstens, Ph.D. - profile
Tim Supinie, Ph.D.

Senior Transition Specialist:

Information Technology Officer:
Robert Nixon

Information Technology Specialist:
Jay Liang - profile

Electronic Systems Analyst:
Joseph Byerly

Cogent Contract IT Support Staff:
David Cleaver

CIWRO Research Scientists & AssociatesClick for Current CIWRO Announcements
Michael Baldwin, Ph.D.
Nathan Dahl, Ph.D.
Sean Ernst, Ph.D.
Kelton Halbert
David Harrison, Ph.D.
David Jahn, Ph.D.
Cameron Nixon, Ph.D.
Joey Picca - profile
Kevin Thiel
Jacob Vancil
Andrew Wade, Ph.D.

CIWRO Graduate Students
Bethany Earnest
Ben Fellman
Jeffrey Milne
Joseph Trujillo

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