Who We Are

Home Office

Felix Lee

Felix Lee

IDIQ Contract Manager

Bruce Isaacson

Chief of Party

Chris Hillbruner

Christopher Hillbruner

Deputy Chief of Party (Analysis)

Laura Glaeser

Deputy Chief of Party (Program)

Peter Thomas

Decision Support Advisor

Sonja Perakis

Sonja Perakis

Senior Markets and Trade Advisor

Anne Speca

Knowledge Managment Advisor

In the Field

Phumzile Mdladla

Phumzile Mdladla

Network Development Advisor

Lorena Aguilar

Lorena Aguilar

Regional Technical Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean

Nigist Biru

Nigist Biru

Regional Technical Manager, East Africa

Laouali Ibrahim

Laouali Ibrahim

Regional Technical Manager, West Africa

Godfrey Kafera

Godfrey Kafera

Regional Technical Manager, Southern Africa

Nancy Mutunga

Nancy Mutunga

Deputy Regional Technical Manager, East Africa

USGS

Jim Verdin

Jim Verdin

Principal Investigator

USGS, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center

 

Mike Budde

Mike Budde

Geographer

USGS, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center

Chris Funk

Chris Funk

Climatologist/Geographer

USGS, University of California at Santa Barbara

Greg Husak

Greg Husak

Geographer/ Researcher

USGS, University of California at Santa Barbara

Jim Rowland

Jim Rowland

Geographer

USGS, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center


Alkhalil Adoum

Regional Scientist, West Africa

Gideon Galu

Gideon Galu

Regional Scientist, East Africa

Tamuka Magadzire

Tamuka Magadzire

Regional Scientist, Southern Africa

Mario Rodriguez

Mario Rodriguez

Regional Scientist, Latin America and the Caribbean

NOAA

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Wassila Thiaw

FEWS NET Team Leader and Meteorologist

NOAA Climate Prediction Center

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Nicolas Novella

Meteorologist

NOAA Climate Prediction Center

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Tom DiLiberto

Scientist

NOAA Climate Prediction Center

NASA

Christa Peters-Lidard

Molly E. Brown

Research Scientist

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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Oscar A. Hendrick

Support Scientist, Sigma Space Corporation

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Christa Peters-Lidard

Christa Peters-Lidard

Physical Scientist

NASA Goddard Flight Center

Amy McNally

Amy McNally

Research Associate

NASA Goddard Flight Center

USDA

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Curt Reynolds

Senior Crop Analyst

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

International Production and Assessment Division

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Chris Finstrom

International Agricultural Program Specialist

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Development Resources and Disaster Assistance Division

 

Kimetrica

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Sarah Gavian

Chief of Party

FEWS NET Technical Support Project

Frank Riely

Frank Riely

Technical Coordinator

FEWS NET Technical Support Project

About FEWS NET

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network is a leading provider of early warning and analysis on food insecurity. Created by USAID in 1985 to help decision-makers plan for humanitarian crises, FEWS NET provides evidence-based analysis on some 34 countries. Implementing team members include NASA, NOAA, USDA, and USGS, along with Chemonics International Inc. and Kimetrica. Read more about our work.