IARPC Welcomes New Collaboration Team Leaders

March 31, 2019
By Jessica Rohde

IARPC is happy to welcome several new individuals as IARPC Collaboration Team Leaders.  All collaboration team meetings are announced on the IARPC collaborations website and are open to anyone wishing to participate. We welcome scientists and other stakeholders to join the monthly webinars to share information to tackle tough scientific questions. Request an account here.

@Michael Falkowski is the new Terrestrial Ecosystems Collaboration Team. He is a program scientist in the Terrestrial Ecology program at NASA headquarters

@Richard Cullather and @Wilbert Weijer both join as co-leads of the Modeling Sub-Team of the Environmental Intelligence Collaboration Team. Richard is a Research Scientist at the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office at NASAGoddard Space Flight Center as part of the University of Maryland ESSIC cooperative. Wilbert is a Staff Scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and a PI of DOE's HiLAT project. 

@Jennifer Mercer is a new co-leader of the Atmosphere Collaboration Team. She is a Program Manager for the Arctic Research Support & Logistics. 

@Colleen Strawhacker is a new co-lead of the Coastal Resilience Collaboration Team. Colleen is the program director for the Arctic Social Sciences and System Sciences Programs (ARCSS) in the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Programs.

@Roberto Delgado is switching hats. He was formally a team lead for the Health and Well Being Collaboration Team but in his new job as the Program Director for the Arctic Observing Network, he is taking over co-leadership of the Environmental Intelligence Collaboration Team.

@Renee Crain Wagner will continue to serve as the leader of the Field Operations Working Group but is also assuming responsibilities for the co-leadership of the Environmental Intelligence Collaboration Team. Renee is currently serving a six-month detail at the Arctic Program of NOAA

@Dorothy Castille is replacing Roberto on the Health and Well Being Team. She is a Health Science Administrator ot the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

@Michael Bruce will also join the leadership of the Health and Well Being Collaboration Team taking over for the retiring @Thomas Hennessy. Michael is a medical epidemiologist with CDC’s Arctic Investigations Program in Anchorage.

@Caitlyn Florentine is the newest addition to team leadership. She will join as a co-leam leader of the Glaciers and Sea Level Collaboration Team. Caitlyn is a Research Physical Scientist at USGS.

All collaboration team meetings are announced on the IARPC collaborations website and are open to anyone wishing to participate. We welcome scientists and other stakeholders to join the monthly webinars to share information to tackle tough scientific questions. Request an account here.

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