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This is the Contact Help Center for the NRCS National Water and Climate Center (NWCC) and Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting (SSWSF) Program. The tables are organized logically by State, River Basin, Function/Responsibility, and Subject. Hyperlinks take you to more information or open an email to the responsible individual.

Resources: By State

Click a state name to access each state’s contact page

State Contact for SNOTEL Site Information or Questions
Alaska Daniel Fisher 907-761-7746    Email a Question/Request
Arizona Dino De Simone 602-686-4349    Email a Question/Request
California Jeff Anderson 775-857-8500 x152   Email a Question/Request
Colorado Brian Domonkos 720-544-2852   Email a Question/Request
Idaho Ivan Geroy 208-378-5700 x5   Email a Question/Request
Montana Mage Hultstrand 406-587-6844  Email a Question/Request
Nevada Jeff Anderson 775-857-8500 x152   Email a Question/Request
New Mexico Chris Romero 505-506-6827  Email a Question/Request
Oregon Melissa Webb 503-414-3270  Email a Question/Request
Utah Randy Julander 801-524-5213  Email a Question/Request
Washington Scott Pattee 360-428-7684 x141  Email a Question/Request
Wyoming Lee Hackleman 307-233-6744  Email a Question/Request

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Resources: By River Basin

Basin NWCC Forecast Hydrologist
Colorado River/Rio Grande Gus Goodbody 503-414-3033
Columbia River Rashawn Tama 503-414-3010
Great Basin/California/Alaska Jolyne Lea  503-414-3040
Missouri River/Arkansas River Cara McCarthy 503-414-3088

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Resources: By Function/Responsibility

Function/Responsibility Person
Climate Support Jolyne Lea 503-414-3040
Database Administration Maggie Dunklee 503-414-3049 
Database Administration Del Gist  503-414-3007
Development Hydrologist David Garen  503-414-3021 
Electronics Maintenance Facility John Weeks 503-255-4942
Forecast Hydrologist
State Liaison: AK, CA, NV
Basins: Great Basin, California, Alaska
Jolyne Lea 503-414-3040
Forecast Hydrologist
State Liaison: AZ, NM, UT
Basins: Colorado, Rio Grande
Gus Goodbody 503-414-3033
Forecast Hydrologist
State Liaison: CO, MT, WY
Basins: Missouri, Arkansas
Cara McCarthy 503-414-3088
Forecast Hydrologist
State Liaison: ID, OR, WA
Basins: Columbia
Rashawn Tama 503-414-3010
Hydrologist (SNOTEL/SCAN) Deb Harms 503-414-3050
Information Systems Team Lead Vacant
NWCC Director Mike Strobel  503-414-3055
Operations Specialist (SNOTEL/SCAN) Vacant
Resource Conservationist Vacant
SSWSF Program Manager Mike Strobel  503-414-3055
Secretary Jo Huelshoff 503-414-3031
Statistical Assistant/SCAN QC Denice Schilling 406-727-7580 
Water & Climate Monitoring Team Lead Tony Tolsdorf  503-414-3006 
Water & Climate Services Team Lead Cara McCarthy 503-414-3088
Webmaster Webmaster

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Resources: By Subject

Subject Person
30 Year Normals Cara McCarthy 503-414-3088
Climate (eFOTG and Data) Jolyne Lea 503-414-3040
Data Access and Reporting Gus Goodbody 503-414-3033
Data Collection Technology Tony Tolsdorf  503-414-3006 
Data Quality Control (SCAN) Denice Schilling 406-727-7580
Database Administration Del Gist  503-414-3007
Database Administration Maggie Dunklee 503-414-3049
Hydrologic Modeling David Garen  503-414-3021
Hydrologic Research and Development David Garen  503-414-3021
IT Systems Support Maggie Dunklee 503-414-3049
Master Station Hardware Support John Weeks 503-255-4942
Master Station Telemetry Support Tony Tolsdorf  503-414-3006 
Northwest Regional Climate Hub Mike Strobel  503-414-3055
PRISM Rashawn Tama 503-414-3010
Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Tony Tolsdorf  503-414-3006 
Snow Telemetry (SNOTEL) Network Tony Tolsdorf  503-414-3006 
Standards and Specifications (Snow Survey) Tony Tolsdorf  503-414-3006 
Water and Climate Information System (WCIS) Mike Strobel  503-414-3055
Water Supply Forecast
State Liaison: AK, CA, NV
Basins: Great Basin, California, Alaska
Jolyne Lea 503-414-3040
Water Supply Forecast
State Liaison: AZ, NM, UT
Basins: Colorado, Rio Grande
Gus Goodbody 503-414-3033
Water Supply Forecast
State Liaison: CO, MT, WY
Basins: Missouri, Arkansas
Cara McCarthy 503-414-3088
Water Supply Forecast
State Liaison: ID, OR, WA
Basins: Columbia
Rashawn Tama 503-414-3010
Webmaster Webmaster
Westwide Snow Survey Training School Tony Tolsdorf  503-414-3006 

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NWCC Staff Directory

National Water and Climate Center
1201 NE Lloyd Blvd, Suite 802
Portland, OR 97232-1274

Map and Directions

Title Person
Program Management
Director Mike Strobel  503-414-3055
Secretary Jo Huelshoff 503-414-3031
Meteorologist/Applied Climatologist Vacant
Resource Conservationist Vacant
GIS Specialist Vacant
Water and Climate Services Team
Team Leader Cara McCarthy 503-414-3088
Development Hydrologist David Garen  503-414-3021
Senior Forecast Hydrologist Vacant
Forecast Hydrologist Gus Goodbody 503-414-3033
Forecast Hydrologist Jolyne Lea 503-414-3040
Forecast Hydrologist Rashawn Tama 503-414-3010
Water and Climate Monitoring Team
Team Leader Tony Tolsdorf  503-414-3006
Hydrologist Deb Harms 503-414-3050
Electronics Maintenance Facility Lead John Weeks 503-255-4942
Statistical Assistant Denice Schilling 406-727-7580
Electronics Technician Vacant
Electronics Technician Vacant
Statistical Assistant Vacant
Information Systems Team
Team Leader Vacant
Database Manager Maggie Dunklee 503-414-3049
Database Manager Del Gist  503-414-3007
Operations Specialist Vacant
User Representative Vacant

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