Staff Contacts

The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) includes a diverse range of staff, organized into a series of teams dedicated to carrying out OER's mission. Staff are located at NOAA headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, as well as in field offices around the country.

To help you locate additional information about us and our work, we’ve listed contact information for the leads of our primary work areas below. To locate specific OER staff members, please visit the NOAA Staff Directory.

 

Alan Leonardi
Director
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 734-1016
Alan.Leonardi@noaa.gov

CDR William Mowitt
Deputy Director
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 734-1001
William.Mowitt@noaa.gov

 

Administration and Finance
Tamara Lewis
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 734-1035
Tamara.Lewis@noaa.gov

 

Science and Technology
Stephen Hammond
Portland, OR
(541) 270-5656
Stephen.R.Hammond@noaa.gov

 

Data and Information Management
Sharon Mesick
1021 Balch Blvd., Room 3030
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
(228) 688-2256
Sharon.Mesick@noaa.gov

For information regarding specific data requests, please visit our data access page.

 

Expeditions and Exploration
(VACANT)

 

Engagement
David McKinnie
7600 Sand Point Way, NE
Building 1
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 526-6950 David.McKinnie@noaa.gov

 


 

Employee Directory
To contact a specific OER employee, please visit the NOAA Staff Directory.

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