Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Administrative Staff

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Director's Office

Waleed Abdalati
Waleed Abdalati
Director
Margaret A. Tolbert
Associate Director of CIRES
Lornay Hansen
Executive Assistant to the Director
Christine Wiedinmyer
Associate Director for Science

Communications

Katy Human
Director of Communications
Lauren Lipuma
managing editor
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Stephanie Maltarich
Science writer and content producer
Kathy Bogan
Graphic Designer
Brigitta Rongstad
Science writer and social media manager

CIRES IT

Nate Campbell
Director of Information Technology
David Zakavec
Support Specialist
Matthew Price
Web Developer
Taylor Devlin
DevOps Manager
William Diment
Server Administration
Meg Tilton
Meg Tilton
Applications Developer
Anthony Pirolli
Application Developer
Rachael Fritchie
Rachael Fritchie
Application/Web Visualization Developer
Lindsey Brown
Web/Application Developer

Diversity and Inclusion

Susan Sullivan
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Mistia Zuckerman
Professional Research Asst

Education and Outreach

Anne Gold
Director, Education & Outreach
Bec Batchelor
Bec Batchelor
Education & Outreach Associate
Katie Boyd
CLEAN Program Manager | Evaluation & Educational Research
Alicia Christensen
RECCS Program Manager
Mariama Dryak
Director for the Polar Science Early Career Community Office
Gina Fiorile
CLEAN Program and Communication Coordinator
Jon Griffith
Curriculum Developer
Erin Leckey
Scientist
Megan Littrell
Educational Researcher
Casey Marsh
Education & Outreach Associate
Ami Nacu-Schmidt
Marketing Communications Specialist
Lianna Nixon
Photojournalist | Documentary Filmmaker
Naomi Ochwat
Education & Outreach Assistant
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Christine Okochi
Program Evaluator
Daniela Pennycook
Communication Coordinator and Program Integrator
Brigitta Rongstad
Program manager for We are Water (E&O) | science writer/social media (Comms team)
Katya Schloesser
Curriculum Developer
Alyse Thurber
QGreenland Curriculum Developer
Ryan Vachon
Education & Outreach Associate
Emily Ward
Curriculum Developer | Evaluator and Educational Researcher
Beth Russell
Organization Manager for NOAA's Science on the Sphere
Shilpi Gupta
Senior Software Engineer for NOAA's Science On a Sphere
Alex Kirst
Software Developer & Customer Support Specialist for NOAA’s Science On a Sphere
Hilary Peddicord
Science Educator and User Liaison for NOAA's Science On a Sphere

Events

Linda Pendergrass
Event Coordinator

CIRES Finance

Annie Fudale
CIRES Finance Director
POST-AWARD ADMINISTRATION
Andy Wang
Deputy Finance Director
Jennie Bell
Post-Award Team
Laura Burfield
Post-Award Team
Marc Cloninger
Post-Award Team
Peggy Delaney
Peggy Delaney
Travel Support
Meghan Henderson
Post-Award Team
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Cayla Jones
Travel Specialist
Nikki Joy
Post-Award Team | Travel Team Lead
Nan Regnier
Travel Support
Gabby Rushing
Travel Support
Kelly Sloan
Kelly Sloan
Post-Award Team
Rebecca Stossmeister
Post-Award Team
Dawn Williams
Post-Award Team
Lin Yang
Purchasing and Property Specialist

Human Resources, Personnel and Payroll

Lucia Harrop
OFFICE MANAGER AND CIRES LIAISON WITH NOAA, DEDICATED ADMIN SUPPORT FOR NOAA EMBEDDED EMPLOYEES, ANNUAL SUMMARY, TRAINING
Angela Knight
Angela Knight
Human Resources Director
Christen Cousins
HR Coordinator, Campus recruiting, onboarding and support
Janet Garcia
Visa Coordinator
LuAnn Line
HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST, PAYROLL, LEAVE, FTE CHANGES
Jimena Ugaz
Talent Acquisition and Training Manager
Jasmine Moore
HR GENERALIST, STUDENT HIRING, TEMPORARY HIRING, RECRUITING FOR CAMPUS UNITS, CIRES CAREER TRACK SPECIALIST
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Emily Hinga
HR GENERALIST, STUDENT HIRING, TEMPORARY HIRING, CIRES VISITING FELLOWS SPECIALIST

Integrated Instrument Development Facility

Lee Pappas
Apprentice Machinist
Donald David
Director
Ken Smith
Machine Shop Foreman
Jim Kastengren
Machinist
Yehor Novikov
SCIENTIFIC GLASS BLOWING
Daniel Warren
Machinist

Main Campus Message Center

Wendy Elder
Message Center Office Manger
Dan Keane
Facilities & Operations Support Manager

CIRES Proposals

Ted De Maria
CIRES Proposal Director
April Laliberte
Senior Proposal Analyst
Paige Cozort
Proposal Analyst
Grant Krick
Proposal Analyst
Aly Nahum
Proposal Analyst
Lisa Tedesco
Proposal Analyst
Diana Vidal
Proposal Information Coordinator
Cameron Walker
Proposal Analyst