Climate Working Group Members

Dr. Kirstin Dow

Chair
Professor
Department of Geography,
University of South Carolina

Dr. Joellen Russell

Chair
Distinguished Chair
Integrative Science and Professor:
Geosciences, Planetary Science, Hydrology & Atmospheric Science,
University of Arizona

Dr. Michael Anderson

Member

State Climatologist
California Department of Water Resources

Dr. Kwabena Asante, PE

Member
Senior Climate Specialist
GEI Consultants

Dr. Cecilia Bitz

Member
Professor and Chair
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
University of Washington

Dr. Rong Fu

Member
Professor and Chair
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
The University of California – Los Angeles

Dr. Le Jiang

Member
Chief Scientist and Vice President
I.M. Systems Group Inc.

Dr. Alicia Karspeck

Member
Head of Research
Fabric Risk

Dr. Dennis P. Lettenmaier

Member
Distinguished Professor of Geography
University of California, Los Angeles

Ms. Nathalie Mahowald

Member
Irving Porter Church Professor of Engineering Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Cornell University

Dr. Surabi Menon

Member
Vice President, Global Intelligence
Climate Works Foundation

Dr. Ali Omar

Member
Head
Lidar Science Branch
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Dr. A.R. Ravishankara

Member
Professor
Departments of Chemistry and Atmospheric Science
Colorado State University

Dr. Tamara Wall

Member
Research Professor
Desert Research Institute and Deputy Director
Western Regional Climate Center

Dr. LeRoy Westerling

Member
Chair, Faculty Senate
Professor, Management of Complex Systems
Ernest and Julio Gallo Management Program
University of California, Merced

Dr. Susan Fischer Wilhelm

Member
Team Lead for Energy Related Environmental Research
California Energy Commission

Dr. Susan Wijffels

Member
Senior Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Dr. Chelle Gentemann

SAB Liaison
Senior Scientist
Farallon Institute

Dr. Donald Wuebbles

SAB Liaison
The Harry E. Preble Professor of Atmospheric Science
University of Illinois 

Dr. Wayne Higgins

NOAA Liaison
Director 
NOAA Climate Program Office 

Mr. Jeff Privette

NOAA Liaison
Deputy Director 
NOAA Center for Weather and Climate

Dr. Kenric Osgood

NOAA Liaison
Chief
NOAA Office of Science and Technology

Ms. Keelin Kuipers

NOAA Liaison
Deputy Director 
NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Mr. John Murphy

NOAA Liaison
Chief Operating Officer 
NOAA National Weather Service