Meteorology Alumni

95% of Graduates Employed within 6 Months

Millersville’s Meteorology program is one of the best in the Northeast and our university has a 95% placement rating, within 6 months of graduation. Also, many news stations see Millersville University as the experts in weather-related emergencies and rely on Millersville’s meteorology professors for critical storm information. It’s no wonder our students go on to lead the field of meteorology all across the country.

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Partial List of Meteorology Alumni

  • Laurel Blanchard ('22) is an on-air Meteorologist at WJHL-TV in Johnson City, TN.
  • Robbie Commodari ('22) is pursuing a M.S. in Atmospheric Science at Texas Tech University. 
  • Cameron Gonteski ('22) is a Meteorological Operations Specialist at IBM. 
  • Carlos Martinez ('22) is enrolled in the International M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences in Mainz, Germany.
  • Andrew Mastroianni ('22) is a Meteorology Intern at Sunnova Energy. 
  • Kristin Maurer ('22) is an Associate Business Analyst at Pepco Holdings on the Emergency Preparedness team. 
  • Joseph Pisciotta ('22) is an IMSA Meteorologist with the Red Cross. 
  • Austin Sheridan ('22) is a Marine Synoptic Meteorologist at Weather Routing Inc. (WRI) in Glens Falls, NY.
  • Marissa Tripus ('22) is pursuing a M.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and working as a Graduate Research Assistant. 
  • Catherine Whitaker ('22) is a Meteorologist/Flight Planner at International Trip Planning Services (ITPS) in Houston, TX. 
  • Brandon Wonder ('22) is enrolled in the M.S. in Emergency Management (MSEM) program at Millersville University. 

  • Ben Fellman ('21) is in graduate school at the University of Oklahoma and working as a Graduate Research Assistant. 
  • Rhiannon Fleming ('21) is pursuing a Ph.D. in Solar Physics at the University of Montana and working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
  • Matthew Hidalgo ('21) is an on-air Meteorologist at KTVQ-Q2 in Billings, MT. 
  • Gabriela Himmele ('21) is pursuing a M.S. in Physics and Astronomy at the University of West Virginia and working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
  • Jennifer Moore ('21) is in graduate school at the University of North Dakota. 
  • Ashley Sebok ('21) is pursuing a M.S. in Atmospheric Science at Texas A&M University and working as a Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Courtney Schumacher. 
  • Nicole Stolarski ('21) is enrolled in the M.S. in Emergency Management (MSEM) program at Millersville University. 
  • Abi Valerio ('21) is enrolled in the M.S. in Integrated Scientific Applications (MSISA) program at Millersville University.
  • Cait Westerholm ('21) is an on-air Meteorologist at WJAC-TV in Johnstown, PA. 
  • Chad Wiley ('21) is pursuing a M.S. in Atmospheric Science at the University of Oklahoma and working as a Graduate Research Assistant.

  • Dana Goodyear ('20) is a graduate student in Villanova University’s MSSE program.
  • Matthew Meyers ('20) is a National Weather Service (NWS) Meteorologist.
  • Timothy Smith ('20) is an Environmental Program Analyst at NJDEP.
  • Victoria Middleton ('20) is with Ball Aerospace.
  • Kaitlyn Goode ('20) is attending Penn State World Campus for a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems, as well as interning for NESDIS/STAR.
  • Tony Iampietro ('20) is in MU's MSISA program with specialization in space weather.
  • Matthew Hamel ('20) is a Research Assistant at Texas Tech.
  • Adam Weiner ('20) is pursuing a M.S. in Atmospheric Science at University of Alabama in Huntsville and working as a Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Kevin Knupp.

  • Christopher Barns ('19) received his M.S. in Emergency Management (MSEM) from Millersville University in 2020. He is a Clerk Typist for the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). He also works part-time as a Hazmat Tech and Drone Operator at HazMat 2 Environmental Fire Rescue Company.
  • Mark Dellandre ('19) is a Meteorologist through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Antarctic Program.
  • Amanda Fritz ('19) is an Air Quality Control Engineer for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.  
  • Mary Gilbert ('19) is an Operational Meteorologist at AccuWeather. 
  • Poushali Ghosh ('19) is pursuing a M.S. in Atmospheric Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and working as a Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Jonathan Martin. 
  • Tim Keebler ('19) is pursuing a Ph.D. in Space Sciences at the University of Michigan and working as a Graduate Research Assistant. 
  • Nick Kriston ('19) is a Meteorologist at Reilly Township Supervisors in Tremont, PA.
  • Brian Rinaldi ('19) is a National Weather Service (NWS) Network Control Facility (NCF) Frontline Engineer and Meteorologist at Centuria.

  • Alyssa Cannistraci ('18) is a Laboratory Technician at SkyNano in Knoxville, TN.
  • Amanda Dobrowski ('18) is an Emergency Management Specialist at WSP USA in Raleigh, NC.
  • Shelby Fuller ('18) is pursuing an M.S. in Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming and working as a Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Jeff Snider.
  • Colin Eberwein ('18) is an Associate Meteorologist at Constellation Technology Ventures. 
  • Amber Liggett ('18) received her M.S. in Emergency Management (MSEM) from Millersville University in 2020 and is a Communications Analyst for CollabraLink Technologies, Inc., in Silver Spring, MD.

  • Natalie Midzak ('17) is an Intern for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
  • Anthony DiNorscia ('17) is an Independent Consultant under contract at DBA Hyperspectral Infrared Sciences.
  • Christian Boyer ('17) is pursuing a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science at Central Michigan University and working as a Graduate Research Assistant.
  • Mike Burns ('17) is pursuing a Ph.D. in Water Resource and Environmental Engineering at Villanova University and working as a Research Assistant with Villanova Center for Resilient Water Systems.

  • Megan McAuliffe ('16) is a Senior Research Analyst at Triangulum Insights, Inc.
  • Cara Geiger ('16) works for the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps.
  • Melinda Hatt (’16) is a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Wymoing under Dr. Jeff French. Melinda was involved in a work and travel program through InterExchange in New Zealand in 2017.
  • Evan Ntonados (’16) is a Property Catastrophe Analyst at Global Indemnity Group, Inc.
  • David Bludis ('16) is a System Engineer at KBR, Inc. supporting the Office of Central Processing, the Office of Observations, and the GOES-R Product Readiness and Operations (PRO) Team.
  • Ashley Orehek ('16) is an instructional librarian at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY, with a focus on assisting public officials, researchers, educators, and students in the STEM and EM fields.
  • Samantha Connolly ('16) is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in San Diego, California.
  • Liana Christmas ('16) is a Quality Assurance Technician at Pepperidge Farm in Lancaster, PA.
  • Ben Bonner ('16) is teaching Earth and Space Science at Chambersburg Area Senior High School.

  • Rebecca DiLuzio ('15) is working as a Meteorologist for Versar.
  • Tara Minni ('15) works for a firm in New Jersey as an acoustic consultant performing noise and vibration studies related to transportation and construction projects.
  • Rachel Coulter ('15) is an on-air meteorologist at WBTV News in Charlotte, NC.
  • Juanmanuel Hernandez ('15) is a NOAA/NWS Meteorologist at the Dallas/Fort Worth Weather Forecast Office.
  • Renee Duff ('15) is a meteorologist and Forecasting Hiring Coordinator for AccuWeather in State College, PA.
  • Jean Vivola ('15) is working as an International Forecast Meteorologist for Versar.
  • Rosa Brothman ('15) is an Engineering Services Coordinator and Service Project Manager at Neal Systems.
  • James Fowler ('15) is a NOAA/NWS Meteorologist at the Houston Weather Forecast Office.
  • Jordan McCormick ('15) is a Data Scientist/Scientific Programmer at KBR, Inc. 
  • James Simkins ('15) is an Ocean Modeler and Software Developer at Rutgers University. He assisted in the development of software for the NOAA‑GFDL Modular Ocean Model (MOM6).
  • Austin Vacek ('15) is Technical Meteorologist at Athenium Analytics in Washington D.C.
  • Morgan Fletcher ('15) is a Business Continuity Senior Associate at GroupM. 
  • Charissa Mohn ('15) is the Design Division Coordinator at LandStudies, Inc, and assists with stream restoration, green infrastructure stormwater management, and Maryland State Highway projects.
  • Conrad Burkholder ('15) is in graduate school at Millersville University (MSEM).
  • Megan Nielsen ('15) is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Charleston, WV.
  • Jessica Myers ('15) is an Air Quality Scientist at AECOM. 
  • Timothy See ('15) is the Manager of Energy Analytics at NextEra Analytics in Juno Beach, FL.
  • Timothy Springer ('15) is a broadcast meteorologist at WGAL-TV in Lancaster, PA.
  • Kaitlin Rutt  ('15) is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Amarillo, TX. 
  • Amber Hill (MSISA '15) is a Program Coordination Officer at NOAA in the division of Satellite and Information Service.

  • Kyle Elliott ('14) is the Weather Information Center Director at Millersville University.
  • Ian Eppig ('14) is an Emergency Management Training and Operations Officer for Bucks County, PA. 
  • Abigail Stimach ('14) is the K-12 Program Administrator for the AMS Education Program in Washington, D.C.
  • Kaitlyn Colna ('14) is an Adjunct Professor at Pasco-Hernando State College, Hillsborough Community College, St. Petersburg College, Everglades University, and Rowan College of South Jersey.
  • Felicia Guarriello ('14) works for TriVector Services, Inc. as a contractor for NOAA/OAR/WPO as the Testbeds Program Coordinator.
  • Brian Ferguson ('14) is a Principal Space Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman near Baltimore, MD.
  • Joseph Markiewicz ('14) is with Air Traffic Engineering Co. as a meteorologist/computer scientist for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in support of the Weather and Radar Processor (WARP) project.
  • Megan Buzanowicz ('14) is a Scientific Analyst with Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) at NASA Langley's Atmospheric Science Data Center. She serves as Product Owner of the Earth Venture Sub-Orbital Support team.
  • Michelle Serino ('14) is a meteorologist and outreach coordinator for Yarker Consulting.
  • Josh Henry ('14) is an AWIPS System Engineer for Raytheon Technologies, a contractor for the NOAA/NESDIS Office of Projects, Planning, and Analysis.
  • Joe Seborowski ('14) is a Senior Emergency Management Planner for the Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management. 
  • Lindsay Blank ('14) is a Forecast Verification and Analytics Developer at Spire.
  • Chelsea Hoffman ('14) is an environmental specialist at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Tyra Brown ('14) is the Associate Dean of STEM and an Adjunct Faculty in Physics at Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Shane Brown ('13) is a Senior Weather Data Specialist at FOX Weather. 
  • Christopher Prebish ('13) earned a Masters of Science in Integrated Scientific Applications with a Specialization in Environmental Systems Management, and he is currently working at Charles River Laboratories as a Quality Assurance Supervisor.
  • Gina Mazzuco ('13) is a Climate and Earth Systems Program Specialist at Strategic Analysis Incorporated, a firm that provides support and coordination to the Department of Defense and Office of the Undersecretary of Defense Research & Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).
  • Pete Mullinax ('13) is a meteorologist at the National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center in College Park, MD.
  • Jessica Taheri ('13) is a Senior Energy Meteorologist at California ISO.
  • Ann Marie Fitch ('13) is a Support Services Specialist at Fulton Financial Advisors in Lancaster, PA.
  • Eric Wendoloski ('13) is a member of the technical staff (MTS) at the Aerospace Corporation near Washington, D.C. 
  • Tim Juliano ('13) is a Project Scientist in the Research Applications Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO. 

  • Matthew Moore ('12) is a Real Estate Agent at Keller Williams Elite in Lancaster County, PA.
  • Joseph Moore ('12) is an intern meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Goodland, KS.
  • Matthew King ('12) is a meteorologist at Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) in Albuquerque, NM.
  • Tina Laboy ('12) is the Acting Planning Division Chief with the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security in Gaithersburg, MD. She is also an Adjunct Faculty for Emergency Management & Public Safety at Frederick Community College.
  • D.J. Hoffman ('12) is a Human Resources Manager with Home Instead Senior Care in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Jeff Rafach ('12) is a Meteorologist/Oceanographic Data Analyst for the National Data Buoy Center at the NASA Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi. 
  • Sigourney Stelma ('12) is a Senior Measurement and Quality Control Specialist for Buckeye Partners.
  • Adam Gonsiewski ('12) has obtained his CPA license and works at RSM US LLP as a Senior Tax Manager.

  • grads aircraftJeff Munkel ('11) is an AWIPS backline engineer at Raytheon, Inc.
  • Phillip Falgoust ('11) is a Satellite Operations Engineer at Maxar Technologies in Longmont, CO.
  • Erica Dolinar ('11) is a Marine Meteorologist at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Monterey, CA. 
  • Matt Eckhoff ('11) is a graduate student at the University of North Dakota.
  • Adam Jacobs ('11) is a Research Scientist at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Arlington, VA, working within the Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Lab (SEAL).
  • Mark Miller ('11) is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, CO. 
  • Michael Charnick ('11) is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Charleston, WV. 
  • Justin Gilchrist ('11) is a Business Strategy Senior Manager at Accenture.
  • Anthony Sagliani ('11) is a Meteorological Operations Manager at Earth Networks.
  • Joseph Bailey ('11) is an Application Management and IT Specialist II at the University of Virginia.
  • Tim Loftus ('11) is a Meteorologist and Data Scientist III at AccuWeather.

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  • Nate Wardle ('10) is the Special Response/Projects Manager within the Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
  • Ryan Stauffer ('10) is a Postdoctoral Fellow studying air pollution and ozone at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.
  • Stephen Baxter ('10) is Manager of the Climate Services Program, one of 11 national service programs in the National Weather Service Analyze, Forecast, and Support Office.
  • Tricia Lawston ('10) is an Assistant Research Scientist at UMD ESSIC and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
  • Samantha McGraw ('10) is the Program Manager of core operations at Sustainable Jersey - a nonprofit, voluntary certification program for New Jersey municipalities and public schools that provides tools, training and resources to help them move toward a more sustainable community.
  • Patrick Selmer ('10) is an Atmospheric Scientist/Programmer working on lidar instrumentation at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
  • Nick Kyper ('10) is a meteorologist at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
  • Erik Pindrock ('10) is a Senior Aviation Meteorologist at jetBlue Airways for The Weather Company.
  • Alex Davies ('10) is an Instructor of Practical Applications in Oceanography and Command Meteorologist at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. 
  • Heather Morgan-Stem ('10) is a Senior Associate with the Olson Group, Ltd. 
  • Adrienne Veilleux ('10) is an on-air meteorologist at WMAR in Baltimore, MD.
  • Daniel Johnson ('10) is an AP Award winning meteorologist currently serving as the Weekend Evening Meteorologist at WLKY News, owned by Hearst Television, in Louisville, KY.
  • Phil Bergmaier ('10) is a Postdoctoral Associate and High-Altitude Balloon Specialist at the University of Wyoming. He is involved with the NSF-funded LIFT Project through the Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium.
  • Travis Toth ('10) is a Physical Scientist at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA. He works primarily as a member of the CALIPSO satellite team.
  • Matt Potter ('10) is an Apprentice at Sheet Metal Workers' Local 19.

  • Alan Auglis ('09) is an on-air meteorologist at WSLS, the NBC affiliated in Roanoke, VA.
  • Kristin Ketchell ('09) is a Morning Meteorologist at Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin. 
  • Kyle Dennis ('09) is an on-air meteorologist at WSAV, the NBC affiliate in Savannah, GA.
  • Ed Russo ('09) is a broadcast meteorologist for CBS 21 in Harrisburg, PA.
  • Megan Wise ('09) is an on-air Meteorologist at WDEF-TV in Chattanooga, TN.
  • Rob Junod ('09) is a graduate student at University of Alabama-Huntsville.
  • Brittany Potter ('09) graduated from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in 2011 with M.S. in Natural Resource Sciences specializing in Hydrologic Sciences. She is currently employed by UNL as a Research Technologist level 3, with a focus on science education and outreach. .
  • Jim Kurdzo ('09) earned a Ph.D. in Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma and is now a Radar Systems Scientist at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, MA.
  • Sam DeAlba ('09) is a meteorologist and Director of Forensic & Data Services at WeatherWorks LLC in Hackettstown, NJ.
  • Bill Deger ('09) is a meteorologist at Accu Weather, Inc.
  • Stefan Cecelski ('09) earned his Ph.D. at the University of Maryland, College Park where his thesis focused on hurricane formation. He is currently the Chief Modeling Meteorologist at Weather Analytics, based in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Brian Kerschner ('09) is a graduate student at the University of Delaware.
  • Bob Carp ('09) is working at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a satellite specialist.

  • Chris Valentine ('08) is an aviation forecaster and computer scientist at the Patuxent River NAS.
  • Dan Van Lenten ('08) is an Environmental Trainee within the Bureau of Air Quality for the PA Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Seth Clevenstine ('08) works for NOAA/NESDIS Satellite Operations Control Center.
  • Matt Griffie ('08) is a Capt in the USAF working with Special Operations Weather Teams at Hurlburt Field in Florida.  
  • Brian Edwards ('08) is a forecaster with Accu Weather, Inc. in State College, PA.
  • Daniel Eipper ('08) received his Ph.D. in Meteorology from Penn State.
  • Eric Engle ('08) works at the Meteorological Development Laboratory, National Weather Service (NWS), in Silver Springs, MD.
  • Brandon Fling ('08) is a Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Key West, FL.
  • Durrel Fox ('08) is in graduate school at Ohio State University.
  • Shawn Gindhart ('08) is an AWIPS Engineer for Raytheon Inc.
  • Kelli Hornberger ('08) is in graduate school at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Caitlin Kelly ('08) works at WGAL-TV, Lancaster, PA.
  • James Limbacher ('08) is Senior Programmer/Analyst for Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI), working at NASA Goddard.
  • Matthew Matash ('08) works at Raytheon Inc.
  • Jordan Pesses ('08) is in graduate school at University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • Catherine Sabol-Thomas ('08) is a doctoral student at University of Maryland and a Support Scientist at NCEP/EMC/IMSG.
  • Kyle Sanders ('08) works at AmeriCorps USA.
  • Danielle (Turner) Nagele ('08) is Project Lead/SME for Hazard Simplification project at NWS.
  • Ashley Wallace ('08) is a Huntingdon Area High School Chemistry Teacher.
  • Geoffery Baum ('08) is attending the University of Delaware for a Masters in Geography.
  • Brett Crowthers ('08) is Environmental Scientist for PARS Environmental in Robbinsville, New Jersey.
  • Matt Griffie ('08) is a Captian in the USAF working with Special Operations Weather Teams at Hurlburt Field in Florida.

  • James P. Cipriani ('07) is in graduate school at University of Maryland.
  • Thomas Grimme ('07) works at Raytheon Inc.
  • Eric Meyers ('07) is in graduate school at the University of Illinois at Campaign-Urbana.
  • Nicholas Reitz ('07) graduated with a Master's Degree in Meteorology from Naval Postgraduate School in 2013. Currently stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ as the Weather Flight Commander in charge of aviation weather support for South and Central America.
  • Matthew Stepp ('07) is Vice President & Chief of Staff, PennFuture.
  • Jennifer Vogt ('07) is a Meteorologists for the NWS in Jackson, KY.

  • Dustin Sheffler ('06) is a satellite analyst for the NOAA/NESDIS Satellite Analysis Branch in Camp Springs, MD.
  • Anegla Ottoson ('06) is a Navy Civilian working at the Naval/National Ice Center as an Ice Analyst.
  • Kevin Quinlan ('06) is a Physical Scientist at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  • Keith Liddick ('06) is a forecaster and computer programmer for the Satellite Analysis Branch of NESDIS in College Park, MD. 
  • Kira Kanitra-Nugnes ('06) is the Managing Editor/Content Specialist for the Education Program of the American Meteorological Society.
  • Greg Heavener ('06) is a meteorologist for the NWS at the Philadelphia/Mt. Holly forecast office.
  • Josh Newhard ('06) is an IT Project Manager at Jacobs Engineering.
  • Ezra Levin ('06) is now in graduate school at Colorado State University.
  • John Yorks ('06) is a civil servant at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center where I serve as the Science Lead for the CATS lidar on the International Space Station.
  • Mike Williams ('06) completed his master's degree at the University of Alabama in Huntsville ('08). Will soon be attending Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL for his medical degree.
  • Domenic Scorzetti ('06) is a Mathematics teacher for the School District of Philadelphia at Thomas Edison High School.

  • Angela Rowe ('05) is a PResearch Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington.
  • Cassie Behofist-LaSorsa ('05) is a Information Analyst at the National Insurance Crime Bureau in Fairfax, VA.
  • Michael Scott ('05) is a weekend meteorologist at WAPT-TV in Jackson, MS.
  • Joey Sovine ('05) is an on-air meteorologist at WCBD in Charleston, SC
  • Maureen Maiuri ('05) is Vice President & CFO of Manifest Creative LLC.
  • Melissa Burt ('05) is the Education and Diversity Manager for the National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center for Multiscale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes (CMMAP). 
  • Mike Charlton ('05) is an assistant project scientist at Weston Solutions, Inc. in West Chester, PA.
  • Kristin Howett ('05) works for Sverdrup Technologies as an Environmental Specialist on Aberdeen Proving Ground.
  • Evan Lowery ('05) is the VP Software Development & Senior Meteorologist Weather Trends International, Inc.
  • Angela Rowe ('05) is Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  • Andrea May ('05) is a meteorologist with Baron Services located at their main office in Huntsville, AL.
  • Kristin Olsen ('05) received her Master of Science degree from Masters degree from NC State University in May 2009 and got a job as an Environmental Scientist (Air Quality Modeler) with the VA Department of Environmental Quality.
  • Jennifer Bunting ('05) is working for Raytheon as a senior level Test/Systems Engineer on the FAA's NextGen Weather Processor (NWP) program.

  • Chris Homan ('04) is a 2nd Lt in the Air Force. He's a weather officer stationed at Shaw AFB.
  • Sara Bargo ('04) is attending graduate school at the University of Wyoming.
  • Kevin Berberich ('04) is working for RSIS (RS Information Systems, Inc.)as a Jr. Programmer, located in the World Weather Building in Camp Springs, MD.
  • Christine Ferreira ('04) is the Weekday Morning Meteorologist at WGAL-TV in Lancaster, PA
  • Dale Unruh, Jr. ('04) works at NOAA headquarters for the Hydrometeorological Designs Study Center.
  • Justin Drabick ('04) is working at WMDT-TV 47 (ABC) in Salisbury, MD as the weekday morning meteorologist.
  • Renee Konopka ('04) is a Hydrometeorological Data Analyst for HADS department at NOAA.
  • Rich Ottoson ('04) is an AWIPS Engineer for Raytheon.
  • Vince Walker ('04) is attending graduate school at University of Tennessee.
  • Chris Hain ('04) is Assistant Research Scientist at the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, College Park and a Visiting Scientist at NOAA-NESDIS, Center for Satellite Applications and Research.
  • Pat Armor ('04) is a National Weather Service AWIPS engineer, Northrop-Grumman in Silver Spring, MD.
  • Wayne MacKenzie ('04) is a research associate at the University of Alabama Huntsville working on the short-term prediction of convection initiation. He is also the weekend meteorologist at WAAY-TV in Huntsville.
  • Chris Jewett ('04) is Research Associate for the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville contracted to work with NASA's Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center.
  • Dale Unruh ('04) is working as an atmospheric scientist with the Hydrometeorological Design Study Center, which is apart of the NWS headquarters in Silver Spring, MD.
  • Dennis O'Donnell ('04) is Product Manager with IBM Watson Advertising focusing on weather based adtech.
  • Angela Gaggini ('04) works for Science and Technology Corporation in Boulder as part of NOAA/ESRL/PSD.

  • Lisa Wieser-Beightol ('03) is a QA Tester-Mobile Weather Applications at AccuWeather, State College, PA.
  • Matt Alonso ('03) works for MESO, Inc. in Troy, NY.
  • Dan Carre' ('03) is Assistant Director of Simpson Weather Associates' Environment & Energy Division in Charlottesville, VA.
  • John Feerick ('03) is a forecaster is Accu Weather, Inc. in State College, PA.
  • Bill Burkey ('03)  graduated with MBA from Pace University and he is also a Senior consultant at Environmental Resources Management in Houston, TX.
  • Paul Hughes ('03) is attending graduate school at Florida State University.
  • Adam Henry ('03) is with Roaring Spring Bottling Company.
  • Emily Lunde ('03) is attending graduate school at North Carolina State University.
  • Jamie Swick ('03) is a meteorologist living in Saratoga Springs, Utah.

  • Emily Eisenacher ('02) is Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University.
  • Jonathan Beach ('02) is a Systems Engineer for Raytheon working on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) contract supporting the National Weather Service.
  • Chris Laudicina ('02) is a Weather/News production associate at WUSA – TV 9 in Washington, D.C. and Assistant Producer for a weekly radio weather talk show in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Ricky Walker ('02) is the manager of Renewable Analytics at WindLogics (NextEra Energy Resources) in Juno Beach, FL overseeing separate teams responsible for wind resource assessment & wind farm design, wind/solar operational performance analytics & budget reporting, and traditional weather forecasting & energy trading strategy development/analytics.
  • David Cousins ('02) is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Quad Cities, IA.
  • Nicole Slodysko-McKee ('02) is working as an IT Administrative Assistant for K. Hovnanian Homes.
  • Nick Kosar ('02) is a Meteorologist in the Impact Weather Division of Universal Weather and Aviation in Houston, TX.
  • Cory Demko ('02) is the lead meteorologist at L-3 Communications working at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) located in Ft. Belvoir, VA. We provide 24/7 chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) modeling support. 
  • Paul Lynch ('02) is a Vice President at Advertising Firm of Barry Bruce & Company, Inc. in Lancaster, PA. Freelance Meteorologist at WGAL-TV in Lancaster, PA. 
  • Mike Orris ('02) is working at PENNDOT's Central Office in Harrisburg.
  • Jen (Benvenuto) Higgins ('02) is working as an Environmental Scientist for Pennoni Associates, Inc. in Philadelphia.
  • Richard Redmond ('02) is a forecaster with NWS, Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Michelle Theis ('01) is working as a Software Engineer at the FAA Technical Center in Atlantic City, NJ.
  • Joe Marzen ('01) earned an M.S. at FSU and now works at Northrop Grumman in Alexandria, VA.
  • Wes Hyduke ('01) is an aviation meteorologist for Meteorlogix in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Andrew Zimmerman ('01) has received his M.S. degree from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
  • Eric Champlin ('01) working in the Division of Air Quality for the DEP in Harrisburg, PA
  • Ling Nanthachack ('01) is an operational forecaster for Meteorlogix in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Melinda (Pouss) Marks ('01) is a staff scientist at RTP Environmental Associates, Inc., in Green Brook, NJ.
  • Jake Swick ('01) is a meteorologist working for Utah-based Thor Guard Weather Services. 
  • Jay Hanna ('01) is working as a meteorologist on the precipitation team for the Satellite Analysis Branch of NESDIS (www.ssd.noaa.gov).
  • Scott Mackaro ('01) is a NWP Scientist at Vaisala - Boulder, CO 

  • Traci Duerr ('00) is an Air Quality Meteorological Consultant in the environmental department of Washington Group International.
  • Colleen Dougherty-Kimmel ('00) is a climatologist at Accu Weather, Inc. in State College, PA.
  • Chris Readinger ('00) is a snow and sea ice analyst at the National/Naval Ice Center in Suitland, MD.
  • Michael Conte ('00) earned his Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering degree from Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies ('08) and is now a Systems Engineer for the Simulation and Training unit of Fidelity Technologies Corporation in Reading, PA.
  • David Groenert ('00) is working for the National Weather Service in Boise, ID.
  • Chris Compton ('00) is a meteorologist/analyst for Planalytics, Inc.
  • Mark Lilly ('00) is attending graduate school at University of Virginia.
  • Deborah Stein ('00) is working in postdoctoral satellite/remote-sensing research at the KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute).

  • Joe Bartosik ('99) is a Graphics Network Manager for WeatherBug, based in Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Jeff Weinrich ('99) works on the NOAA JPSS Algorithm Management Project.
  • Jason Noren ('99) is working as Wx Systems Project Manager SME for the Air Force out of Hanscom AFB, MA.
  • Sean Webb ('99) is a Software Developer for Northrop Grumman IT contracted with the National Weather Service.
  • Dave Noble ('99) is now at the Army's Cold Region Test Center at Fort Greely in Delta Junction, AK.
  • David Clayton ('99) is a meteorologist for the Air Force, stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson.
  • Michael Gilchrist ('99) is attending Lancaster Bible College.
  • Harlan Williams ('99) is a forecaster for Wheel 2 Wheel Racing, a weekly radio show about dirt racing and NASCAR.
  • Bob Hoenisch ('99) is a forecaster and Incident Meteorologist with the NWS in Great Falls, MT.

  • Aaron Dorn ('98) is Senior Meteorologist with the NWS in Aberdeen, SD.
  • Shane Snyder ('98) is a public, fire, and aviation forecaster for the National Weather Service in Reno, NV.
  • Craig Bourquin ('98) continues to work at Weather Routing, Inc (WRI), where he is a senior meteorologist and Assistant Operations Manager. WRI specializes in marine forecasting for cargo ships and private yachts worldwide.
  • Sam Ng ('98) is a professor at Metro State in Denver, Colorado.
  • Jim Monfredi ('98) is now a meteorologist at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh.
  • Bonnie Rollins-Reed ('98) works for General Dynamics as a contractor to the NPOESS (National Polar Orbiting Satellite System) in Silver Spring, MD.
  • Dave Hiatt ('98) is a Lieutenant O-3 weather officer working at Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center in Monterey, CA.
  • Erin Diviney-Groft ('98) is working as an Operations Research Analyst for the Navy in Mechanicsburg, PA.
  • Lorraine Russell ('98) is an independent contractor to Air Resource Specialists, Inc. in Fort Collins, CO. Her current project involves modeling of images in an air quality software package called WinHaze (this was developed by Air Resource) for a contract with the US Forest Service. She models the pollution (haze) effects on numerous USFS sites all over the country.

  • Ryan Decker ('97) is Vice Chairman - AMS Committee on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
  • Brain Hughes ('97) is JPSS Satellite Systems Specialist/Meteorologist at Noblis at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.
  • Jason Taylor ('97) is Satellite User Services Coordinator for the Satellite Products and Services Division within NOAA NESDIS.
  • Randy Oehling ('97) is the Senior Meteorologist at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh. This weather center is the exclusive provider of forecasts for WPXI-TV.
  • Les Still ('97) is the weekday morning & noon meteorologist at WCTI-TV in New Bern, NC

  • Kevin Carroll ('96) received his MS ('00) from University of Maryland and now works in Information Technology developing business Windows, web and Android/iOS mobile applications for American Woodmark in Winchester, VA
  • Craig Evanego ('96) is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in State College, PA. 

  • Bob Van Dillen ('95) is the new morning on-air meteorologist for CNN's Headline News morning show: " Robin & Company". Bob possesses the AMS seal.
  • Kathy (Mundhenk) Byrne ('95) works as a research assistant in the office of the New Jersey State Climatologist at Rutgers University.
  • Harry Holmes ('95) is a meteorologist, also in Philadelphia, PA, and works behind the scenes at WCAU - 10, the NBC-TV affiliate there.
  • Sarah (Perfater) Maxwell ('95) is a Research Meteorologist, NOAA/NWS/WPC/Hydrometeorological Testbed.
  • Marc Spilde ('95) is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, Medford, OR.
  • Mike Musher ('95) is an Operational Forecaster with HPC (National Weather Service).
  • Mike Wagner ('95) is GIS Lead Teacher for Loudoun County Public Schools, with a Masters degrees in both K-12 Administration and Geospatial Technology.

  • Dr. Patrick S. Market (‘94) is a professor of atmospheric science, and interim director of the School of Natural Resources at the University of Missouri at Columbia.
  • Matt Milliren ('94) has moved from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, PA, and works as a meteorologist at The Franklin Institute Science Museum.
  • Mary Scarzello-Fairbanks ('94) is a meteorologist at the NWS Headquarters, the Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services.
  • Brad Miller ('94) now resides in Charleston, SC where he is a full-time meteorologist at WCSC (CBS affiliate).
  • Dennis Gonguez ('94) is the Director and Chief Meteorologist with the National Meteorological Service of Belize.

  • Wes Burgett ('93) is the operations manager of the West Texas Mesonet, an independent project collaborating with the Atmospheric Science Group and the Wind Science and Engineering Research Center at Texas Tech University. He is the 2008 recipient of the Larry R. Johnson Special Award from National Weather Association for his extraordinary contribution to operational meteorology.
  • Matt Kensey ('93) is a meteorologist at PRC. E-mail
  • Marge McDermott ('93) is an air-quality Meteorologist with SECOR International in Fort Collins, CO.
  • Dennis Staley ('93) is a meteorologist now serving as the Chief Financial Officer at NCEP (National Weather Service).
  • Mark Watson ('93) is also sans a web page and has recently moved over to PRC.
  • Silume Nyambe ('93) works as a meteorologist teaching at Mulungushi University in Zambia, where he helped develop a curricula for a three years diploma program in Meteorology (at Zambia Air Services Training Institute) and a four-year Bachelors degree program in Climatology.

  • John Persing ('92) is a research scientist for the Naval Postgraduate School. 
  • Tom Renkevens ('92 and MS from OU '97) is the Deputy Division Chief of the Satellite and Products and Services Division within NOAA NESDIS.
  • Matt Ritter ('92) is multimedia meteorologist for WTOP-FM and WRC-TV in Washington, DC.
  • Saloum Mahaman ('92) is the head of the aeronautical meteorological department at The Agency for the Safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA).
  • Richard Redmon ('92) is a lead forecaster at the NWS office in Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Scott Robinson ('91) is a graduate research assistant for the Department of Meteorology at University of Utah.
  • Michael Rowland ('91) now works at the Marine Prediction Center and maintains their web page there.
  • Eric Jones ('91) works for the NWS Arkansas/Red River Forecast Center as the Development and Operations Hydrologist.
  • Jon Flatley (MU '91) (M.S. meteorology PSU '95) works in the research and development department at the Meteorological Development Laboratory in Silver Spring, MD.
  • Jim Keller ('91) works for the DoD/Defense Logistics Agency as an Operations Research Analyst in Richmond, VA.

  • Michael Bosilovich ('90) is a meteorologist at NASA GSFC, Global Modeling and Assimilation Office.
  • Nicole Vanderzon ('90) works in NCEP's Central Operations in the User Support branch.
  • Kevin Roth ('90) is now in Hotlanta and working for the Weather Channel.
  • Paul Close ('90) is a senior meteorologist at NWS Tampa Bay.
  • Ashley Chisholm ('90) is a Public Relations Executive, E. W. Bullock Associates, Pensacola, FL.
  • Shane Mayor ('90) is a professor at California State University, Chico.
  • Ron Barnovsky ('90) is a Senior Customer Support Representative / Meteorologist at The Weather Company, an IBM Business.

  • Bill Marosi (B.S. MU '89) (M.S. PSU '96) is a forecaster for the Mid-Atlantic River Forecast Center (NWS) in State College, PA. \
  • Ken Simosko ('89) works for the Bismarck National Weather Service Forecast Office.
  • Fritz Nivose ('89) is a weather anchor for CNN International, based in CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta.

  • Scott Jacobs ('88) works at the National Weather Service headquarters for the AWIPS Program. Scott is the federal architect for the entire AWIPS system and works closely with the prime contractor. 

  • David Fitzgerald ('87) is our METNET systems administrator at Millersville. Dave returned to MU after receiving his M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Wyoming.
  • Cynthia (Eggers) Chrisman ('87) is a Senior Operations Meteorologist at the NWS Operational Support Facility (OSF) in Norman, OK. She works as part of the NEXRAD Hotline, the 24-hour, 7-day-per-week support of NEXRAD radar systems.
  • Darren Wright ('87) is National Marine Program Leader - National Weather Service.
  • Tim Dye ('87) is the Sr. Vice President of Meteorological Programs and Public Outreach at Sonoma Technology, Inc. in Petaluma, CA.
  • Howard Schmidt ('87) is employed with the Environmental Protection Agency's Region 3 office in Philadelphia, PA as an Atmospheric Modeler in the Air Quality Analysis Branch.  

  • Richard Frey ('86) is a Researcher with the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
  • Craig Clapsaddle ('86) works for Air and Waste Management Association.
  • Deborah Dutcher Wilson ('86) is an independent consultant (dba DW Environmental Consulting) as an air quality meteorologist in Tampa Bay, FL area. 

  • Mick O'Hearn ('85) is the morning on-air meteorologist at WHTM-TV (ABC) in Harrisburg, PA.
  • Doug Young ('85) is Chief, Digital and Graphical Information Support Branch, Analysis and Mission Support Division Analyze, Forecast and Support Office, NOAA - National Weather Service.

  • Gerald Mohler ('84) is a forecaster at Accu Weather in State College, PA.

  • Jim Daniels ('81) also received M.S. Agricultural Meteorology from Purdue University (1985). Employed by the National Weather Service as an agricultural meteorologist (1985-1995) and then as an operational forecaster (1995-2015). Retired in 2015.

  • Brian Klein ('79) is Sr. Software Engineer at National Weather Service Headquarters, Silver Spring, MD. Obtained Master of Software Engineering at University of Maryland University College in 2007. 30+ years experience in implementing new meteorological algorithms into the operational WSR-88D Doppler weather radar network.
  • Barry Walton ('79) - Retired from MU IT Dept. (2017).

Nancy Merckle ('77) is working as an operational meteorologist for the Satellite Services Division of NESDIS.



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