skip to Main Content
NTHMP Logo National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program

Updated: July 20, 2018

NOAA/NTHMP Leadership

Dr. Grant Cooper*, NTHMP Chair -- NOAA/NWS Western Region Director, Salt Lake City, UT
Mike Angove*, Acting Director, National Tsunami Warning Center, Palmer, AK
Dr. Rocky Lopes*, NTHMP Administrator -- NOAA/NWS Tsunami Program, NOAA/NWS Headquarters, Silver Spring, MD

Mitigation & Education Subcommittee

Co-Chairs:

  • Tamra Biasco*, FEMA Region 10
  • Kevin Miller*, California Office of Emergency Services, San Francisco, CA
  • Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade*, Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Jason Ballman -- Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), Los Angeles, CA
Mona Barnes* -- Director, U.S. Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency, St. Croix, VI
Dan Belanger* -- Alaska Dept. of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, Anchorage, AK
Maximilian Dixon* -- Washington Emergency Management, Camp Murray, WA
Joel Figueroa* -- Puerto Rico Emergency Mgmt Bureau, San Juan, PR
Camerine Francisco -- Guam Dept. of Homeland Security, Agana Heights, Guam
Savanna Holloway -- Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, Honolulu, HI
Dr. Laura Kong -- International Tsunami Information Center, Honolulu, HI
Yvette LaDuke -- California Office of Emergency Services, Valencia, CA
Jeff Lorens -- NWS Western Region HQ, Salt Lake City, UT
BJ Nicholas* -- CNMI Homeland Security, Saipan, MP
Troy Nicolini -- NWS Forecast Office, Eureka, CA
Christa Rabenold -- NOAA/NWS Tsunami Program, NOAA/NWS Headquarters, Silver Spring, MD
Dr. Althea Rizzo* -- Oregon Emergency Management, Salem, OR
Jonathan Villagomez -- CNMI Homeland Security, Saipan, MP

Mapping & Modeling Subcommittee

Co-Chairs:

  • Dr. Dmitry Nicolsky*, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Marie Eble*, NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA
Dr. Jon Allan* -- Oregon Dept. of Geology & Mineral Industries, Portland, OR
Dr. Diego Arcas* -- NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, WA
Dr. Kwok Fai Cheung* -- University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Daniel Eungard* -- Washington Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA
Dr. Stephan Grilli -- University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Chip Guard* -- NWS WFO Guam, representing Guam & CNMI
Dr. Juan Horrillo* -- Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX
Dr. Victor Huerfano* -- University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR
Dr. Jim Kirby* -- University of Delaware, Newark, DE (Wednesday and Thursday only)
Stephanie Ross* -- U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA
Kelly Stroker -- NOAA/National Centers for Environmental Information, Boulder, CO
Rick Wilson* -- California Geological Survey, Sacramento, CA
Tim Walsh -- Washington Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA

Coordinating Committee Meeting

* Appointed members of the NTHMP Coordinating Committee meeting are indicated with an asterisk next to their name above.

Not attending

MES Meeting
Vinnie Atofau*, American Samoa Dept. of Homeland Security
Brad Baker*, Santa Rosa County FL EMA
Ed Fratto*, Northeast States Emergency Consortium
Leo Espia*, Guam Dept. of Homeland Security
Antonina Paselio, American Samoa Dept. of Homeland Security
Kevin Richards*, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
Dr. Nate Wood*, U.S. Geological Survey, Portland, OR

MMS Meeting
Elinor Lutu-McMoore*, American Samoa
Mike Mahoney*, FEMA Headquarters, Mitigation Administration, Washington, DC
Dr. Aurelio Mercado, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
Roy Watlington*, U.S. Virgin Islands

Meeting Support and Logistics Contact

Rocky Lopes, phone 301-427-9380
NOAA/National Weather Service, Tsunami Program

Back to Main Meeting Page




Home | About the Program | Partners | Resources | About Tsunamis

DOC Department of Commerce - NOAA NOAA
Credits | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Contact Us