National Weather Service Training Center (Kansas City)

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NWSTC Staff Information

Adminsitrative Team

Front Desk/Reception: Vacant (816) 994-3007
Student Services: Cathy Burgdorf (816) 994-3005
Media Coordinator: Cathy Burgdorf (816) 994-3005

Electronics & Information Technology Team

 

Division Chief:

Jim Poole (816) 994-3002

 

AWIPS Team:

Randy Schupbach (L) (816) 994-3016
Dennis Blondin (816) 994-3015
Wes Craven (816) 994-3023
Heather Galan* (816) 994-3013

*Also Linux Instructor

 

Data Assimilation & Dissemination Team

Russ Munson (L) (816) 994-3018
Bob Retzlaff (816) 994-3019
Shane Shadwick (816) 994-3025
Tom Burgdorf (816) 994-3030
Michael Reddy (816) 994-3031

 

RADAR Team

Michael Teer (L) (816) 994-3014
Jim Bollinger (816) 994-3024
Ken McAdams (816) 994-3027
Trey Green III (816) 994-3026

 

ASOS Support

(Syneren Technologies Corp.)

Bob Hatch (816) 994-3028

 

Decision Support and Communication Services

 

Division Chief:

Jim Keeney (816) 994-3003

 

Team Members:

Jerry Griffin (816) 994-3012
Doug Streu (816) 994-3066
Dave Cokely (816) 994-3011
Megan Taylor
(816) 994-3069
Brooke Bingaman
(816) 994-3074
Denise Balukas (816) 994-3022

 

Leadership Academy

 

Division Chief:

Jeff Zeltwanger (816) 994-3017

 

Team Members:

Christina Crowe (816) 994-3026
Marco Bohorquez (816) 994-3036
Hattie Wiley (816) 994-3020
Brent Pesel (816) 994-3070

 

 

Operations Proving Ground (OPG)

Director: Kim Runk 816-268-3140

 

Science and Operations Officer Matt Foster (816) 994-3072
CIMMS Associate Chad Gravelle, PhD. (816) 994-3068
CIMMS Associate Katie Crandall (816) 994-3024
System Admin. Jack Richardson (816) 994-3065