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Sea Grant Expert to Serve on National Climate Advisory Committee

By Katie Mosher, North Carolina Sea Grant

Jessica Whitehead
of North Carolina Sea Grant is bringing her experience working with coastal communities to a new national panel.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that Whitehead is a member of the new federal Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment. The panel will advise NOAA on products and activities, including engaging stakeholders.

“I am honored to serve with such distinguished professionals in this field,” she notes. The national Sea Grant Climate Network nominated Whitehead, who is the North Carolina program’s coastal communities hazards adaptation specialist and also chairs the national Sea Grant climate group.

Read the full story on North Carolina Sea Grant’s blog.
See the official announcement from NOAA. 

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