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I have a suggestion, comment, or question about weather - forecasts or extreme weather events, etc.

We forward weather-related questions to the NOAA National Weather Service, at

I would like a copy of NOAA organization charts.

The NOAA OCIO organization chart is at

NOAA is a large and diverse organization in about 600 locations. From the NOAA home page, at, you can navigate to NOAA organizations, at Though, no single page has all the org charts. Each organization typically has an "About" page, where you will find the organization chart for that given office. Here are some org chart examples:

I would like to use an image from your website, in a technical paper or publication... If permission is required, I would be obliged if you would provide it.

The US Government does not copyright its products, so permission to use does not have to be requested. However, we request that NOAA be given credit as the source of imagery or other unaltered information products we generate. In addition, if the image includes a Google Map, kindly retain the Google logo as part of the mapping image, per their Terms of Service with the US Government. See also the National Weather Service statements on usage at

I would like to learn more about the NOAALink Program.

Please visit the NOAALink website at If you have any questions about the program, contact


OCIO Management Contacts

Employee Name Title Office Phone Email Address
Goldstein, Zach CIO, HPCC Director 301-713-9600
Perry, Doug Deputy CIO 301-713-9600
Gross, Brian Director High Performance Computing and Communications 301-628-5722
Reed, Michelle Chief of Staff 301-628-5725
Graff, Mark NOAA Privacy Officer 301-628-5658
Hembrook, Robert Director Cyber Security Division 301-628-5778
Baczkowski, Joseph P. CDR ACIO, OMAO 301-713-7637
Johnson, Hugh ACIO, NOS 240-533-0830
LaVoi, Tony Geospatial Information Officer 843-834-3516
Layton, Dave Chief Enterprise Architect 301-628-5687
Lopez, Mario Director NOAALink Program Office 301-628-5712
Lynch, Anne CAPT Director Homeland Security Office 301-628-5654
Madden, Ann OCIO Executive Secretary and Action Control Officer 301-713-9600
Mentzer, Jim Director Radio Frequency Management 301-628-5649
Parker, Irene ACIO, NESDIS 301-713-9220
Shelton, Cameron Acting, Director Services Delivery Division 301-628-5721
Swisher, Rob Director Governance and Portfolio Division 301-628-5755
Tyminski, Larry ACIO, NMFS 301-427-8800
Varn, Richard Acting ACIO, NWS 301-427-9027
Warren, Jeremy ACIO, OAR 301-734-1110
Webb, Daria Director Resource Management Division 301-628-5743