Directorate Staff Roles

Name Job Title Team Job Duties Extension
Amy Stephens Administrative Assistant II Budget and Planning
  • First Point of Contact for Budget & Planning Office
  • Administrative support for Budget & Planning Staff
  • Meeting support for B&P committees and Business Mgmt Working Group
  • ABR, POP, NSF Reporting Admin. Support   
  • Travel & Purchasing for B&P Staff   
  • B&P Website Content Manager 
  • Liaison with System Admin. Team  
  • Special Projects Admin. Support 
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Andrea Martinez Budget Analyst III Budget and Planning
  • Proposal Submission Process
  • Advance Notice Help
  • Proposal Statistics and Charts
  • Overspend and Prespend Requests
  • Overspend Report
  • GPRA Reports
  • Hire/Departure Statistics
  • Budget Analyst I Staff Supervision
  • Backup to Valerie Koch
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Beverly Johnson Executive Assistant to the NCAR Deputy Director NCAR Deputy Director Office
  • Executive administration support to the NCAR Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer
  • Deputy Director’s calendar
  • Deputy Director’s Travel
  • NCAR Acting Director calendar
  • Deputy Director signature requests
  • Confidential communications
  • Agenda Management for special committees
  • Backup to Executive Assistant to the NCAR Director
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Caron Chambers Budget Analyst III Budget and Planning
  • Indirect Rate Methodology Change
  • Corporate Performance Management System
  • Special Projects
1114
Chris Davis ASP Director Advance Study Program
  • Supervise and mentor ASP postdocs
  • Direct ASP staff; formally supervise ASP Administrator
  • Oversee ASP postdoc search and selection
  • Oversee ASP programs (GVP and FFP)
  • Participate in meetings and respond to requests from NCAR Directorate
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Christina Book Budget Analyst I Budget and Planning
  • Proposals under $100K except Foreign
  • MOU’s and Zero $ Collaborations
  • Incremental & Revised Budget Requests
  • Advance Notice & Fastlane Access
  • Chart of Accounts Requests 
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Cindy Worster Division/Program Administrator I Operations 1101
David Vance Software Engineer III Operations
  • Directorate Web Applications and Dbase Developer
  • NCAR DIR Drupal Template development lead
  • NCAR Main Page Webmaster
  • WAG, WEG, UDUG representative
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Geoff Cheeseman Manager, Budget Operations Budget and Planning
  • B&P Operations Staff Supervision
  • B&P Director & Proposal Manager Backup
  • ABR and POP Support
  • NCAR Indirect Rate
  • MIR Reports
  • Content for B&P Webpages 
  • Special Projects and Surveys  
  • STORM Requests
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Helen Moshak NCAR Operations Director Operations
  • NCAR operations lead
  • Team supervisor
  • Workforce Management Plan implementation
  • NCAR Human Resource and Appointment Policies
  • Appointment Review Group (ARG) advisor
  • NCAR Space Management
  • Metrics
  • Lab Annual Reports (LAR)/NCAR Annual Report (NAR)
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Jim Hurrell NCAR Director NCAR Director’s Office
  • Oversight of NCAR Programs and NSF Funds
  • Strategic and Workforce Development Planning
  • Chief liaison with NSF
  • President’s Council Member
  • Chair of NCAR Executive Committee & Directors’ Committee
  • Exceptions to Policy
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Maura Hagan Consultant to NCAR Director NCAR Director’s Office
  • Special projects for NCAR Directorate
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Michael Thompson NCAR Deputy Director NCAR Director’s Office
  • Partners with NCAR Director in developing and implementing strategies for achieving NCAR goals and priorities
    • Strategic and Workforce Development Planning
    • Liaison with NSF
  • President’s Council Member
  • Exceptions to Policy
  • Serves as Acting Director in the Director’s absence
  • Supervises the Advance Study Program Director and the Library Director
  • Reviews ladder-track staff salaries
  • Member of the NCAR Executive Committee & Directors’ Committee
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Paula Fisher Program Administrator I Advance Study Program
  • Budget and accounting management
  • Graduate Visitor Program and Faculty Fellowship Program management
  • Team supervisor
  • Postdoc hiring and separation processes
  • Proposal coordinator
  • Editor of monthly Fellows Newsletter
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Rachel Hauser External Relations Specialist External Relations
  • NCAR Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Journalism Fellowship Program
  • NCAR Annual Report (NAR)
  • Labs Annual Reports (LAR) advisor
  • Memorandums of Understanding/Agreement (MoUs/MoAs)
  • NSF Reporting – Program Operating Plan (PoP), NSF/NCAR Highlights, Program Operating Plan Progress Report (PoPPR)
1117
Rebecca Lovell Budget Analyst III Budget and Planning
  • Indirect Cost Admin. & Reporting
  • Lab/Division IC Rate Development
  • ABR Statistics
  • Bid and Proposal
  • Monthly Reports
  • Funding Charts
  • CSC and Facility Usage Rates
  • Directorate Transfers
  • SPER’s
  • ARRA Reports
  • Proposal Submission Process
  • NSF Base & Indirect Uploads
  • Holds for Processing & Visitor/Post Doc Encumbrances 
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Rena Brasher-Alleva NCAR Budget & Planning Director Budget and Planning
  • Budget & Planning Staff Supervisor
  • Annual Budget Review (ABR) Process 
  • Liaison with NSF's NCAR Coordination Office
  • NCAR Planning, Budgeting, and Reporting Oversight
  • Program Operating Plan (POP) and Progress Report (POPPR)
  • Budget Policies and Procedures
  • NCAR Directorate Budgets 
  • Indirect Cost and Facility Rate Oversight
  • NSF Base Operating Budgets
  • External Funding Proposals
  • NCAR Financial Tools Lead Team Member 
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Reta Kubler Business Intelligence Specialist Budget and Planning
  • Business Intelligence Specialist for Corporate Performance Management tool
  • Ad Hoc analysis for Institution level management
  • BI coordinator for NCAR and UCP reporting
  • Proposal Submission Process <\li>
  • Special Projects
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Scott Briggs Administrative Assistant III Advance Study Program
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship search committee and application system support
  • Committee support for ASP seminars, research reviews and Thompson Lecture Series
  • Administrative support for the Software Engineering Assembly, Early Career Scientist Assembly, Technology Innovation Forum, NCAR Aerosol
  • Program and the ASP Summer Colloquium
  • Web site manager and Web Advisory Group representative
  • Systems administration support
  • Property administrator
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Susan Chavez Executive Assistant I NCAR Director’s Office
  • Executive administration support to the Director
  • Director’s calendar
  • Director’s Travel
  • Letters of support/reference
  • Confidential communications
  • Agenda Management
    • NCAR Executive Committee
    • NCAR Directors’ Committee
    • UCAR Board of Trustee’s Budget and Programs Committee
  • Backup to NCAR Deputy Director Administrative Assistant
1102
Valerie Koch Manager, Proposal Coordination Budget and Planning
  • B&P Proposal Staff Supervision
  • B&P Director and Operations Manager Backup
  • Proposal Submission Process
  • Proposal Guidelines & Training
  • Proposal Webpage Content
  • PACUR
  • Statistical Reports – Non-Base for UCAR Treasury
  • NSF Progress Reports – IA Funding
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William Sacks Post Doc Integrated Science Program
  • Joint postdoctoral fellow at NCAR and the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
  • Developing a data assimilation system in NCAR's Community Land Model (CLM)
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