After a rigorous and competitive selection process, we are pleased to announce the members of our latest cohort, LCDP Class IX. The 28 individuals below have demonstrated a high potential for assuming greater leadership responsibilities in NOAA.
The LCDP is an 18 - month NOAA leadership development program. The program will provide this cadre of employees with a series of cross-line, multidisciplinary training and learning experiences that will broaden participantsâ€™ understanding of NOAAâ€™s strategic vision, mission, and goals, as well as our business processes. The LCDP, a key component of NOAAâ€™s Strategic Human Capital Management Plan, is our premier succession planning initiative. It is a great honor to have been chosen for this prestigious opportunity.
LCDP IX will begin on July 13, 2014 and will end on January 29, 2016.
Participants are listed below in alphabetical order by Line Office.
|Duty Station||Job Title|
|1||David Diamond||DUS/O||Washington, D.C.||Management Analyst (Advisor to the Deputy Under Secretary for Operations)|
|2||Timothy Howard||NESDIS||Silver Spring, MD||Lead IT Specialist (Security)|
|3||Martin Yapur||NESDIS||Silver Spring, MD||Physical Scientist/Project Manager|
|4||Troy Wilds||NESDIS||Silver Spring, MD||Chief of Staff, Joint Polar Satellite System Office|
|5||Felipe Arzayus||NMFS||Silver Spring, MD||Lead, Science Planning Coordinator; General Natural Resources Management|
|6||Keith Chanon||NMFS||Silver Spring, MD||International Science Coordinator|
|7||Sean Hayes||NMFS||Santa Cruz, CA||Supervisory Fisheries Research Biologist|
|8||Matthew McPherson||NMFS||Woods Hole, MA||Supervisory Social Scientist|
|9||Brianne Smith||NMFS||Silver Spring, MD||Legislative Affairs Specialist/Roll Out Coordinator|
|10||Ryan Wulff||NMFS||Sacramento, CA||Acting Delta Policy and Restoration Branch Chief|
|11||Brendan Bray||NOS||Silver Spring, MD||Chief of Staff, Office of Response and Restoration|
|12||Kathleen Jamison||NOS||Silver Spring, MD||Program Analyst|
|13||Jeffrey King||NOS||Charleston, SC||Acting Director, Hollings Marine Laboratory|
|14||Liz Kretovic||NOS||Silver Spring, MD||Executive Officer, Emergency Response Division|
|15||Michael Murray||NOS||Santa Barbara, CA||Deputy Superintendent for Programs|
|16||DaNa Carlis||NWS||College Park, MD||Meteorologist|
|17||Genene Fisher||NWS||Silver Spring, MD||Senior Advisor for Space Weather|
|18||Marc Saccucci||NWS||Silver Spring, MD||Meteorologist|
|19||Marina Timofeyeva||NWS||Silver Spring, MD||Physical Scientist|
|20||Jennifer Day||OAR||Ann Arbor, MI||Great Lakes Regional Coordinator|
|21||Sami Grimes||OAR||Silver Spring, MD||Director of Planning and Evaluation/Supervisory Program Analyst|
|22||Amanda McCarty||OAR||Silver Spring, MD||Management and Program Analyst â€“ International Program Manager and Climate Board Executive Director|
|23||Justyna Nicinska||OAR||Silver Spring, MD||Management and Program Analyst (WISDOM Program Manager)|
|24||Craig Russell||OAR||Seattle, WA||Program Manager|
|25||Commander Devin Brakob||OMAO||Silver Spring, MD||Aviation Specialist|
|26||Lieutenant Commander Chad Cary||OMAO||Newport, RI||Executive Officer, NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow|
|27||Jeff Weir||OMAO||Silver Spring, MD||Senior Budget Analyst|
|28||Frank Parker||PPI||Silver Spring, MD||National Coordinator for Regional Collaboration / Lead Program Analyst|
*Mandatory LCDP IX training at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA begins on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Refer to the LCDP IX Call for Applications at the â€śFormal Core Leadership Trainingâ€ť section for a list of mandatory training dates for the LCDP Class IX cadre.
Read the LCDP IX Call for Applications to learn more about the program, eligibility information, and instructions for applying online. To view a copy of the slideshow from the LCDP Informational Webinars that were held on 2/18/14 and 2/20/14, click here.
*Note: You must use your LDAP credentials to access certain pages on this site.
For questions concerning participant funding for the program, contact your Line/Staff Office LCDP Coordinator.
For all other questions, contact Tracy Levstik, the LCDP Program Manager, at: Tracy.Levstik@noaa.gov or 303-497-4231.