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Regional Climate Services Directors

NOAA’s six Regional Climate Services Directors (RCSDs), which are part of NCEI, support the development and delivery of a wide range of place-based climate science and information products and services to help people make informed decisions. RCSDs regularly communicate with stakeholders about climate information needs, and help build and strengthen active partner networks with public and private constituents. They play a primary role in integrating the work within NOAA and among its partners engaged in developing and delivering climate services at the regional level, including the Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessment programs, Regional Climate Centers, state climatologists, the National Integrated Drought Information System as well as other agencies, institutions, and organizations. These efforts serve to increase the value of climate information to users and support more efficient, cost-effective delivery of products and services.


Program Coordinator

Tamara G. Houston
NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information
151 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 1-828-271-4266

NOAA's Regional Climate Services Directors

Ellen L. Mecray
NOAA Regional Climate Services Director, Eastern Region
445 Myles Standish Boulevard
Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 1-508-824-5116 extension 263

Douglas R. Kluck
NOAA Regional Climate Services Director, Central Region
7220 NW 101st Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64153-2371
Phone: 1-816-994-3008

John J. Marra
NOAA Regional Climate Services Director, Pacific Region
1845 WASP Boulevard, Building 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
Phone: 1-808-725-5974

James Partain
NOAA Regional Climate Services Director, Alaska Region
4210 University Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 1-907-786-6773

NOAA Regional Climate Services Director, Southern Region -Vacant

NOAA Regional Climate Services Director, Western Region - Vacant