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Subcommittee on Global Change Research (SGCR)

The purpose of the Subcommittee on Global Change Research is to plan and coordinate the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), as described in the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-606). The Subcommittee is made up of representatives from each of the thirteen agencies that participate in the USGCRP.

Executive Committee

  • Thomas Karl - SGCR Chair, Department of Commerce/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Jeffrey Arnold - SGCR Vice Chair, Inform Decisions, Department of Defense, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Michael Freilich - SGCR Vice Chair, Integrated Observations, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Gerald Geernaert - SGCR Vice Chair, Integrated Modeling, Department of Energy
  • Roger Wakimoto - SGCR Vice Chair, Process Research, National Science Foundation
  • Thomas Armstrong - Executive Director, U.S. Global Change Research Program, Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Fabien Laurier - Director, Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program, Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Chris Weaver - Deputy Director, U.S. Global Change Research Program

Principals

  • John Balbus - Department of Health and Human Services
  • Katherine Batten - U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Joel Clement - Department of the Interior
  • Scott Harper (Acting) - Office of Naval Research
  • Leonard Hirsh - Smithsonian Institution
  • William Hohenstein - Department of Agriculture
  • Jack Kaye - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Michael Kuperberg - Department of Energy
  • Andrew Miller - Environmental Protection Agency
  • Trigg Talley - Department of State
  • Robert Detrick - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Joann Roskoski - National Science Foundation
  • Arthur Rypinski (Acting) - Department of Transportation

Executive Office Liaisons & Executive Secretatry

  • Tamara Dickinson - Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Kimberly Miller - Office of Management and Budget
  • Richard Duke - Council on Environmental Quality
  • Samantha Brooks - SGCR Executive Secretary, Implementation Coordinator, U.S. Global Change Research Program