Moving Towards “One NOAA” VADM Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr. U.S. Navy (Ret.) Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere NOAA Administrator August

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<ul><li><p>Moving Towards One NOAAVADM Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr. U.S. Navy (Ret.) Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere NOAA Administrator August 12, 2004</p></li><li><p>NOAA Vision &amp; MissionNOAAs Vision: To move NOAA into the 21st Century scientifically and operationally, in the same interrelated manner as the environment that we observe and forecast, while recognizing the link between our global economy and our planets ecologyNOAAs Mission: To understand and predict changes in the Earths environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet the Nations economic, social and environmental needs</p></li><li><p>NOAAs Mission GoalsProtect, restore, and manage the use of coastal and ocean resources through ecosystem managementUnderstand climate variability and change to enhance societys ability to plan and respondServe societys needs for weather and water informationSupport the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation</p></li><li><p>NOAA Management PracticesIntroduce practices to improve NOAAs products and servicesBuild a culture of executionStrategy, people, and operationsLeadership, communications, and management informationImplement NOAA Business Model</p></li><li><p>Elements of LeadershipAttitudeCompetenceCommunicationInfluenceManagement</p></li><li><p>NOAA Administrative Organization</p></li><li><p>NOAA Operational OrganizationNOAA Program Manager ListAugust 4, 2004*New hire, EOD Sept. 04Linda Chaves (NMFS) [A]</p><p>EcosystemsDoug DeMaster (NMFS) [A]HabitatRollie Schmitten (NMFS)CoralsDavid Kennedy (NOS)Coastal &amp; Marine Resource ManagementDoug Brown (NOS)Protected Species ManagementLaurie Allen (NMFS)Fisheries ManagementJack Dunnigan (NMFS)AquacultureMichael Rubino (NMFS)*EnforcementDale Jones (NMFS)Ecosystem Observation SystemsBill Fox (NMFS) [A]Ecosystem ResearchLeon Cammen (OAR)</p><p>ClimateChet Koblinsky (OAR)Climate Observations &amp; AnalysisTom Karl (NESDIS)Climate ForcingDan Albritton (OAR)Climate Predictions &amp; ProjectionsAnts Leetmaa (OAR)Climate &amp; EcosystemsNed Cyr (NMFS)Regional Decision SupportBob Livezey (NWS)</p><p>Weather &amp; WaterFrank Kelly (NWS)Local Forecasts and WarningsGreg Mandt (NWS)Coasts, Estuaries, and OceansPaul Scholz (NOS)Space WeatherErnie Hildner (OAR)Hydrology Rivers, Lakes and FloodsGary Carter (NWS)Air QualityJim Meagher (OAR)Environmental ModelingFred Toepfer (NWS)Weather Water Science, Technology, and Infusion ProgramMarty Ralph (OAR)</p></li><li><p>NOAA Operational Organization </p><p>Commerce &amp; TransportationCharlie Challstrom (NOS)Marine Transportation SystemsRich Edwing (NOS)Aviation WeatherMark Andrews (NWS)Marine WeatherDavid Feit (NWS)GeodesyDave Zilkoski (NOS)NOAA Emergency ResponseDavid Kennedy (NOS)Commercial and Remote Sensing LicensingTim Stryker (NESDIS)Surface WeatherAmy Holman (NWS) [A]</p><p>Organizational Excellence, Infrastructure &amp; SupportSatellite Services Sub-goalColleen HartmanGeostationary Satellite AcquisitionGary Davis (NESDIS)Polar Satellite AcquisitionJohn Cunningham (NESDIS)Satellite ServicesRichard Barrazotto (NESDIS)Fleet Services Sub-goalElizabeth White (NMAO)Aircraft ReplacementElizabeth White (NMAO)Fleet ReplacementElizabeth White (NMAO)Marine Operations and MaintenanceElizabeth White (NMAO)Aircraft ServicesElizabeth White (NMAO)Leadership Sub-goalTBDNOAA HeadquartersGeorge White (USAO)Line Office HeadquartersMitchell Luxenberg (NOS)Homeland SecurityPhil Kenul (CIO)Mission Support Sub-goalTBDAdministrative ServicesWilliam Broglie (CAO)Financial ServicesSandra Walters (CFO)Workforce ManagementBarbara Boyd (WFM)Acquisitions and GrantsBob Stockman (CAO)IT ServicesJohn Villemarette (CIO)FacilitiesWilliam Broglie (CAO)</p></li><li><p>Systems Engineering 101System(Specifications)INPUTSOUTPUTSREQUIREMENTSINPUTOUTPUTSUB-SYSTEMSUB-SYSTEMSUB-SYSTEMSUB-SYSTEMI/OI/OI/O</p></li><li><p>EcosystemsEcosystems-based approach to management of marine resourcesHABITATCoastal Resource ManagementFisheries ManagementAquacultureHigh Level OutcomesEcosystems that:Are healthy &amp; sustainableMaximize sound &amp; economic valueHabitat RestorationEnd Use Products/ServicesEcosystem ResearchCoralsInvasive SpeciesProtected AreasXXXEnforcementProtected Species Management</p></li><li><p>LEADERSHIPNOAA Business Model</p></li><li><p>LEADERSHIPNOAA Business Model</p></li><li><p>Backup Slides</p></li><li><p>Ocean Commission ReportCritical Action ItemsEstablish a National Ocean Council in the Executive Office of the President chaired by an assistant to the PresidentCreate a non-federal Presidential Council of Advisors on Ocean PolicyStrengthen NOAA and improve federal agency structureDevelop a flexible, voluntary process for creating regional ocean councils, facilitated and supported by the National Ocean CouncilDouble U.S. investment in ocean researchImplement the national Integrated Ocean Observing System (the report noted the importance of our work in GEO and stated support for a successful conclusion to our efforts)Increase attention to ocean education</p></li><li><p>Ocean Commission ReportCritical Action Items (continued):Strengthen the link between coastal and watershed managementCreate measurable water pollution reduction goals, particularly for nonpoint sources, and strengthen incentives, technical assistance and other management tools to reach those goalsReform fisheries management by separating scientific assessment and allocation, improving the Regional Fishery Management Council system, and exploring the use of dedicated access privilegesAccede to the United Nations Convention on the law of the seaEstablish an Ocean Policy Trust Fund based on revenue from offshore energy activity and other new and emerging offshore uses to pay for implementing the recommendations</p></li><li><p>NOAA Research ReviewRecommendationsDevelop a Research Strategy, extending 20 years, supporting the strategic planClearly delineate Researchs role in the Research Vision and PlanEstablish an Associate Administrator for Research reporting to the NOAA Administrator Assign senior manager in each line office for the research program reporting directly to the Assistant AdministratorDetermine where research programs are located within NOAA while strengthening OARDevelop clear guidelines for the management of reimbursable fundingConsolidate the five OAR laboratories in Boulder into a single Center</p></li></ul>