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The contact information for our Regional Office staff is listed below. Click the Locations tab to view contact information for our individual Science Centers. Stay up-to-date with what is happening in Region 1 by checking out our various Social Media accounts


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Michael H. Tupper

Regional Director, Northeast

Julie E. Kiang

Deputy Regional Director

Scott Phillips

Chesapeake Bay Program Coordinator

Dirk VanDyk

Regional Management Officer

Ken Hyer, Ph.D.

Chesapeake Bay Associate Coordinator

Employee Directory

Job Title Name Email Phone
Hydrologic Technician Brian Banks 443-498-5582
Hydrologic Technician David Brower 443-498-5547
Deputy Center Director Ellie D Brown, Ph.D. 703-648-5751
Research Oceanographer Jenna Brown, PhD 302-213-5071
Ecosystem Services and Natural Capital Theme Lead Clyde Frank Casey, Ph.D. 703-648-5739
Science Advisor Todd A Chaudhry, Ph.D. 703-424-8138
Physical Scientist Benjamin N. Fisher 405-334-7822
Center Director Mary Kay Foley, P.E., PMP 443-498-5501
Chemist Durga Ghosh 410-267-5750
Hydrologist John C. Hammond, PhD 443-498-5568
Chesapeake Bay Associate Coordinator Ken Hyer, Ph.D. 804-382-7111
Pathways Student Hydrologic Technician Logan Jeffries 301-687-0919
Geographer Chintamani Kandel 804-261-2626
Physical Scientist Michelle P. Katoski 443-498-5541
Deputy Regional Director Julie E. Kiang 703-648-5364
Hydrologic Technician Jeffrey E Klein 443-833-5775
Supervisory IT Specialist Gwen Kvech 443-498-5533
Web Developer/Digital Content Manager Lonnie R. Lanham 443-498-5599
Hydrologic Technician Todd Lester 410-422-2489
Hydrologic Technician Christopher R Lewis 302-213-5056
Research Hydrologist Michelle Lorah 443-498-5601
Hydrologic Technician Brett Mcfarland 443-498-5664
Hydrologic Technician Fisseha Mengistu 443-498-5532
Physical Scientist Marina Metes 443-498-5576
Science Advisor Peter Murdoch 518-285-5663
Hydrologist Trevor P Needham, PhD 443-498-5584
Hydrologic Field Assistant Kajsa Newton 443-498-5500
Science Coordinator Vivian Nolan 703-648-4258
Supervisory Hydrologist Matthew G Pajerowski 443-498-5506
Chesapeake Bay Program Coordinator Scott Phillips 410 925-8098
Hydrologist/Groundwater Specialist Jeff P Raffensperger, Ph.D. 443-498-5542
Regional Safety Manager Michael Seddon 703-648-6689
Physical Scientist Andrew Sekellick 443-498-5580
Physical Scientist Breck M Sullivan 443-498-5500
Regional Director, Northeast Michael H. Tupper 703-648-6660
Regional Management Officer Dirk VanDyk 703-648-6150
Geographer/GIS Specialist Michael E Wieczorek 443-498-5550