text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text
Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation HomeNational Science Foundation - Directorate for Geological Sciences (GEO)
Polar Programs (PLR)
design element
PLR Home
About PLR
Funding Opportunities
Awards
News
Events
Discoveries
Publications
Career Opportunities
Contact POLAR
Polar Programs site map
See Additional PLR Resources
View PLR Staff
GEO Organizations
Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS)
Earth Sciences (EAR)
Ocean Sciences (OCE)
Polar Programs (PLR)
Proposals and Awards
Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
  Introduction
Proposal Preparation and Submission
bullet Grant Proposal Guide
  bullet Grants.gov Application Guide
Award and Administration
bullet Award and Administration Guide
Award Conditions
Other Types of Proposals
Merit Review
NSF Outreach
Policy Office
Additional PLR Resources
Antarctic Sciences (ANT)
Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL)
Arctic Sciences (ARC)
Polar Environment, Safety and Health (PESH)
Related Polar Links
Polar Publications list
POLAR webmaster


Division of Polar Programs Organization chart

antarctic program logo
artic program logo

DIVISION OF POLAR PROGRAMS

  • Kelly Falkner, Director

FRONT OFFICE STAFF

  • Susanne LaFratta, Senior Advisor, Policy Analyst & Operations
  • Peter West, Polar Outreach Manager
  • Celeste Carter, Polar Education Liaison
  • Kimiko Bowens-Knox, Program Analyst
  • Lynn Reed, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow
  • Pawnee Maiden, Administrative Officer
  • David Friscic, Technical Information Specialist
  • Vacant, Secretary, Office Director
  • Angela Lyons, Program & Technology Analyst
  • Vacant, Program Analyst
  • Scot Arnold, Business Analyst
  • Andy Lydon, IT Specialist (Contractor)
  • Andrew Backe, Program Analyst
  • Theodore Hancock, Program Specialist

ANTARCTIC SCIENCES SECTION

  • Scott Borg, Section Head

  • Mark Kurz, Antarctic Earth Sciences Program Director
  • Peter Milne, Antarctic Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Program Director
  • Julie Palais, Antarctic Glaciology Program Director
  • Charles Amsler, Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems Program Director
  • Vladimir Papitashvili, Antarctic Astrophysics and Geospace Science Program Director
  • Lisa Clough, Antarctic Integrated System Sciences Program Director
  • Vacant, Antarctic Research and Logistics Integration Program Manager
  • Winifred Reuning, Polar Programs Web Manager
  • Nature McGinn, AAAS Fellow
  • Desiree Marshall, Program Coordination Specialist

ANTARCTIC INFRASTRUCTURE AND LOGISTICS SECTION

  • Brian Stone, Section Head

  • George Blaisdell, Chief Program Manager
  • Paul Sheppard, Systems Manager, Operations and Logistics
  • Timothy McGovern, Ocean Project Manager
  • Jessie Crain, Research Support and Logistics Manager
  • Ben D. Roth, Facilities Engineering Projects Manager
  • Peter A. Ridilla, Facilities Construction, Operations and Maintenance Manager
  • Arthur Brown, Manager, Specialized Support
  • Margaret Knuth, Operations Manager
  • Patrick Smith, Technology Development Manager
  • Michael Scheuerman, Aviation Program Manager
  • Russel McElyea, Antarctic Support Contract Specialist
  • Carlena Fooks, Program Coordination Specialist
  • William Henriksen, NSF Station Manager, Winter
  • Terry Melton, NSF Station Manager, Summer

  • Contractor, Military, and Other Federal Agency Staff
    • Greg Jones, DOD Liaison, COL, USAF
    • Rick McKeown, ANG Liaison
    • Desari Mattox, USAP Information Security Manager (Contractor)
    • Jack Matthewman, Project Management/P&C Manager
    • Randall Christnert, Prime Contract Administrating Analyst

ARCTIC SCIENCES SECTION

  • Simon N. Stephenson, Section Head

  • Brendan P. Kelly, Deputy Section Head (On detail to the Office of Science & Technology Policy)
  • Neil Swanberg, Arctic System Science Program Director
  • Robert Max Holmes, Arctic System Science Program Director
  • Anna Kerttula de Echave, Arctic Social Sciences Program Director
  • Hedy Edmonds, Arctic Natural Sciences Program Director
  • William Wiseman, Arctic Natural Sciences Program Director
  • Erica Key, Arctic Observing Network Program Director
  • Patrick Haggerty, Research Support and Logistics Director
  • Renee Crain, Research Support and Logistics Director
  • Marco Tedesco, Program Director, Cyber Infrastructure & Sensors
  • Ming-Yi Sun, Program Director Arctic Natural Sciences
  • Nikoosh Carlo, Expert
  • Jonet Johnson, Junior Project Manager
  • Monte Ingram, Planning & Controls Manager (Contractor)
  • Linda Izzard, Program Coordination Specialist
  • Karen Sloane, Program Specialist
  • Roberto Delgado, AAAS Fellow

POLAR ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, AND SAFETY SECTION

  • Vacant, Section Head

  • Polly Penhale, Environmental Officer & Interim Medical Officer
  • James N. Karcher, Safety and Health Officer
  • Gwendolyn Adams, Safety and Occupational Health Manager
  • Nadene Kennedy, Polar Coordination Specialist
  • Elana Khanna, Program Specialist
  • Li Ling Hamady, Sea Grant Fellow

Names in italics indicate that the individual is a temporary employee.


Last updated: 18 April 2014

 

Email this pagePrint this page
Back to Top of page