Office Staff
NWS Brownsville/Rio Grande Valley staff photo, March 2014

Front Row: Warning Coordination Meteorologist Barry Goldsmith, Senior Forecaster Mike Castillo, Forecaster Maria M. Torres, Science and Operations Officer Doug Butts, Senior Forecaster Brian Miller, Electronics Technician Cesar Ochoa, Senior Forecaster Geoff Bogorad, Data Acquisition Program Manager Jim Campbell.

Middle and Back: Meteorologist Erin Billings, Administrative Support Assistant Rachel Gil, Forecaster Justin Gibbs (behind), Hydrometeorological Technician Sam Martinez, Forecaster Jason Straub (behind), Meteorologist–in–Charge Steve Drillette, Senior Forecaster Joseph Tomaselli (in orange hat), Electronics System Analyst Paul Schaafsma, Forecaster Kirk Caceres , Senior Forecaster Tim Speece, Forecaster Blair Scholl.

Acting Meteorologist in Charge - Barry Goldsmith
Warning Coordination Meteorologist - Barry Goldsmith
Science and Operations Officer - Vacant
Electronics Systems Analyst - Paul Schaafsma
Observation Program Leader - Vacant

Information Technology Officer - Pablo Gonzalez
Administrative Assistant - Rachel Gil

Senior Forecasters

  • Geoff Bogorad: Aviation, CoCoRaHS, OperationsPhoto
  • Mike Castillo: Hydrology Program, Local BLAST
  • Brian Miller: Duty Manual, Newsletter Assistant Editor, Amateur RadioPhoto
  • Tim Speece: Data Management, Public Forecast Program
  • Joseph Tomaselli: Marine/Coastal ProgramPhoto
  • Kirk Caceres: Newsletter, NOAA Weather Radio
  • Blair Scholl: Radar, Lightning Program, Aviation, Award Recognition
  • Jason Straub: AWIPS IFPS, GIS, Fire Weather ProgramPhoto
  • Maria Torres: Outreach/Marketing, Hydrology, Spanish Language Liaison, Spanish Language NOAA Weather Radio, Women in Meteorology, Diversity
Meteorological Intern
  • Erin Billings: Storm Data Preparation, Climate Program, Geographic Information Systems
  • Chris Birchfield: Social Media, Climate Program
Electronics Technicians
  • Derek Urch
  • Everett Briggs
Student Career Experience Program
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