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Media inquiries please contact:
Sally Gifford
Whitten Building
Washington, DC 20250-1301
sally.gifford@usda.gov
202-690-0548

National Climate Hub Lead
William Gould
USDA Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, PR
william.a.gould@usda.gov 

National Climate Hub Coordinator
Julian Reyes
USDA National Headquarters
Washington D.C.
julian.reyes@usda.gov


Regional Directors:

California Climate Hub
Steven Ostoja 
USDA Agriculture Research Service
University of California, Davis, CA
steven.ostoja@usda.gov 
530-753-3092

Caribbean Climate Hub
Nora Alvarez
USDA Forest Service 
International Institute of Tropical Forestry Río Piedras, PR 
nora.l.alvarez-berrios@usda.gov 
787-764-7790 

Midwest Climate Hub
Dennis Todey 
USDA Agricultural Research Service
National Lab of Agriculture and the Environment Ames, IA 
dennis.todey@usda.gov 
515-294-5723 

Northeast Climate Hub
Lindsey Rustad (Acting)
USDA Forest Service,
Northern Research Station Durham, NH
lindsey.rustad@usda.gov
603-868-7673

Northern Forests Climate Hub
Maria Janowiak 
USDA Forest Service
Northern Research Station Forestry Sciences Lab Houghton, MI  
maria.janowiak@usda.gov 
906-482-6303 x20 

Northern Plains Climate Hub
Dannele Peck
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Center for Agricultural Resources, Fort Collins, CO 
dannele.peck@usda.gov
970-744-9043

Northwest Climate Hub
Jessica Halofsky
USDA Forest Service
Olympia Forestry Sciences Lab
jessica.halofsky@usda.gov
360-790-8514

Southeast Climate Hub
Mac Callaham (Acting)
USDA Forest Service
mac.a.callaham@usda.gov
919-549- 4068

Southern Plains Climate Hub
Andres Cibils
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Grazinglands Research Laboratory, El Reno, OK
andres.cibils@usda.gov

Southwest Climate Hub
Emile Elias
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Jornada Experimental Range​ Las Cruces, NM
emile.elias@usda.gov
575-636-3639