NOAA Office of Communications

Media Advisories


NOAA Headquarters
Interviews with NOAA leadership, policy issues, budget and legislation. Anson Franklin, Director
Scott Smullen
Deputy Director
Constituent affairs, stakeholder relationships, intergovernmental affairs, business/industry liaison, exhibits. Jeff Donald
Director of External Affairs
National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
Satellite images, satellite operations, environmental data, historical weather and climate data John Leslie, 301-713-2087, ext. 174
National Marine Fisheries Service
Fisheries management, habitat protection, protected species Connie Barclay
Monica Allen
Alaska Region (Juneau, Alaska) Sheela Mclean, 907-586-7032
Northeast Fisheries (Gloucester, Mass.) Teri Frady, 508-495-2239
Northwest Fisheries (Seattle, Wash.) Brian Gorman, 206-526-6613
Janet Sears, 206-526-6172
Southeast Fisheries (St. Petersburg, Fla.) Kim Amendola, 727-551-5707
Southwest Fisheries (Long Beach, Calif.) Jim Milbury, 562-980-4006
Pacific Islands Region (Honolulu, Hawaii) Wende Goo, 808-721-4098
Fisheries Office for Law Enforcement (Silver Spring, Md.) Stuart Cory, 301-427-2300
National Ocean Service
Coral reefs, coastal resource management, estuarine research reserves, harmful algal blooms, hazardous spill response and restoration, marine protected areas, marine sanctuaries, nautical charts, ocean observing systems, and tides and water levels. Ben Sherman
David Hall
National Weather Service
Weather Service Public Affairs
Severe weather, NOAA Weather Radio, Weather Safety
Regional weather contacts
Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 ext.110
Storm Prediction Center, Norman, Okla.,
Severe storms, tornadoes, fire weather outlooks, storm chasing
Keli Tarp, 405-325-6933
National Hurricane Center
Tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific
Dennis Feltgen, 305-229-4404
NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Includes NOAA Climate Prediction Center
Seasonal outlooks, drought, climate prediction, El Niño & La Niña
Carmeyia Gillis, 301-763-8000 ext. 7163
Space Weather Prediction Center Anatta, 303-497-6288
Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Global warming, ozone depletion, weather and ocean research, tsunamis. Jana Goldman, 301-734-1123
Dan Parry, 301-734-1092
Office of Ocean Exploration
NOAA's center for new activities to explore and better understand the oceans.
Fred Gorell, 301-734-1021
Office of Marine and Aviation Operations
Research ships and aircraft, NOAA Corps Jeanne Kouhestani, 301-713-7693