National Oceanic and Atmospheric Assistant Administrator for Weather Services and Director of the National Weather Service
Louis W. Uccellini is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Assistant Administrator for Weather Services and Director of the National Weather Service. Prior to this position, he served as the Director of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) for thirteen years. He was elected an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Fellow in 1987 and served as AMS president from 2012 to 2013. He has received the U.S. Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Award (2001), the U.S. Presidential Distinguished Rank Award (2006, 2016), and American University’s Roger W. Jones Award (2016) for his exceptional public service and dedication to the work and goals of government.