Leadership Competencies Development Program (LCDP)

 

Congratulations to our LCDP Class 11 selectees!

After a rigorous and competitive selection process, we are pleased to announce the members of our new
cohort, LCDP Class 11. The 31 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 participants’ understanding of NOAA’s strategic vision, mission, and goals, as well as our
business processes. The LCDP, a key component of NOAA’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 11 will begin on July 21, 2019 and will end on January 15, 2021. Recruitment for the next cohort,
LCDP Class 12, will begin in May, 2021.

  Name Line/
Staff
Office
Duty Station Job Title Supervisor’s Name
& Email Address
1 Summer Morlock Summer.Morlock@noaa.gov OCFO Washington, D.C. Budget Analyst Janelle Smith
Janelle.Smith@noaa.gov
2 Alisha Falberg Alisha.Falberg@noaa.gov OGC Juneau, AK Attorney Advisor Demian Schane Demian.Schane@noaa.gov
3 Makeda Okolo Makeda.Okolo@noaa.gov OLIA Washington, D.C. Congressional Affairs Specialist Tanya Dobrzynski Tanya.Dobrzynski@noaa.gov
4 Melissa Andersen Garcia Melissa.Garcia@noaa.gov NESDIS Washington, D.C.
Senior International Relations Specialist Mary Ann Kutny Mary.Ann.Kutny@noaa.gov
5 Rob Redmon Rob.Redmon@noaa.gov NESDIS Boulder, CO Physical Scientist Ellen Mecray Ellen.l.Mecray@noaa.gov
6 Kathryn Shontz Kathryn.Shontz@noaa.gov NESDIS Silver Spring, MD Physical Scientist Dan St. Jean Dan.Stjean@noaa.gov
7 Renee Smith-Dearring Renee.Smith@noaa.gov NESDIS Suitland, MD Physical Scientist Scott Leonard
Scott.Leonard@noaa.gov
8 Claudia Womble Claudia.Womble@noaa.gov NESDIS Silver Spring, MD Management and
Program Analyst
Mary Slay-Rachlin
Mary.Slay-Rachlin@noaa.gov
9 Jim (James) Berkson Jim.Berkson@noaa.gov NMFS Silver Spring, MD
NMFS Liaison to
Sea Grant
Kenric Osgood Kenric.Osgood@noaa.gov
10 Danielle Blacklock (Rioux) Danielle.Blacklock@noaa.gov NMFS Silver Spring, MD Senior Policy Advisor Jennifer Lukens Jennifer.Lukens@noaa.gov
11 Alan Haynie Alan.Haynie@noaa.gov NMFS Seattle, WA Industry Economist Stephen Kasperski Stephen.Kasperski@noaa.gov
12 Jeff Smith Jeff.P.Smith@noaa.gov NMFS Silver Spring, MD Supervisory Marine
Habitat Resource Specialist
Tisa Shostik Tisa.Shostik@noaa.gov
13 Jessica Stephen Jessica.Stephen@noaa.gov NMFS St. Petersburg, FL Branch Chief John McGovern John.McGovern@noaa.gov
14 Janet Whaley Janet.Whaley@noaa.gov NMFS Silver Spring, MD Veterinary Medical Officer Robert Downs Robert.Downs@noaa.gov
15 Theresa Goedeke Theresa.Goedeke@noaa.gov NOS Silver Spring, MD Social Scientist John Christensen John.Christensen@noaa.gov
16 Lonnie Gonsalves Lonnie.Gonsalves@noaa.gov NOS Silver Spring, MD Research Ecologist Michelle Harmon
Michelle.Harmon@noaa.gov
17 Nic (Nicole) Kinsman Nicole.Kinsman@noaa.gov NOS Anchorage, AK Alaska Regional Geodetic Advisor Ross Mackay
Ross.Mackay@noaa.gov
18 Reyhan Mehran Reyhan.Mehran@noaa.gov NOS New York, NY Regional Resource Coordinator Diane Evers Diane.Evers@noaa.gov
19 Helene Scalliet Helene.Scalliet@noaa.gov NOS Silver Spring, MD Program Analyst Vicki Wedell Vicki.Wedell@noaa.gov
20 Adam Stein Adam.Stein@noaa.gov NOS Asheville, NC Coastal Hazards/
Specialist
Laura Petes Laura.Petes@noaa.gov
21 Katie Garrett Katie.Collins.Garrett@noaa.gov NWS Silver Spring, MD NWS Deputy Chief of Staff George Jungbluth George.Jungbluth@noaa.gov
22 Audra Hennecke Audra.Hennecke@noaa.gov NWS Topeka, KS Meteorologist Kris Craven Kris.Craven@noaa.gov
23 Susanne Keveney Susanne.Keveney@noaa.gov NWS Silver Spring, MD Budget Analyst John Potts
John.Potts@noaa.gov
24 Matt Kuzemchak Matthew.Kuzemchak@noaa.gov NWS Silver Spring, MD Physical Scientist Mark Burkes Mark.Burkes@noaa.gov
25 Sundaraman Gopalakrishnan Sundararaman.G.Gopalakrishnan
@noaa.gov
OAR Miami, FL Meteorologist Frank Marks Frank.Marks@noaa.gov
26 Kelley Elliott Kelley.Elliott@noaa.gov OAR Silver Spring, MD Program Specialist Craig Russell Craig.Russell@noaa.gov
27 Robert Rogers Robert.Rogers@noaa.gov OAR Miami, FL Meteorologist Frank Marks Frank.Marks@noaa.gov
28 CDR Lindsay Kurelja Lindsay.Kurelja@noaa.gov OMAO Pascagoula, MS Commissioned Officer Mike Hopkins
Mike.Hopkins@noaa.gov
29 CDR Jason Mansour Jason.Mansour@noaa.gov OMAO Washington, D.C. NOAA Liaison to the Oceanographer of the Navy Gregory Raymond
Gregory.Raymond@noaa.gov
30 LCDR Emily Rose Emily.Rose@noaa.gov OMAO San Diego, CA Commissioned Officer Chad Cary Chad.Cary@noaa.gov
31 LCDR Claire Surrey-Marsden Claire.Surrey-Marsden@noaa.gov OMAO Pascagoula, MS Commissioned Officer Lindsay Kurelja
Lindsay.Kurelja@noaa.gov 
Patrick Murphy Patrick.L.Murphy@noaa.gov

 

Mandatory FEI Training Dates for Cohort 11:

 

*Note: The LCDP program is open to employees with disabilities, and NOAA encourages employees with disabilities to apply. The FEI training portion of the program will and can be modified to accommodate persons with disabilities. For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact the LCDP Director, Tracy Levstik, at: Tracy.Levstik@noaa.gov, or 303-497-4231.



 

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