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Affiliation: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Title: 
NOAA Regional Climate Services Director- Eastern Region
Department: 
NESDIS/National Centers for Environmental Information

Biography

Ellen is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Regional Climate Services Director for the Eastern Region. She focuses on the delivery and interpretation of information using networks across several critical economic sectors including health, fisheries, transportation, agriculture, and energy. In addition to providing climate expertise for her 16-state region, she also served as the Coordinating Chapter Author for the Northeast regional chapter of the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s fourth National Climate Assessment, and is a leader for several federal interagency partnerships. Recently, Ellen has applied her interdisciplinary systems-level science to a oneNOAA effort describing User Engagement and its role in product and service delivery. She lives in Falmouth, MA with her husband, daughter, and two Golden Retrievers.