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Special Programs Office Staff

SPO Director  
S. Shyam Sunder Director
Darlene J. Hamilton Administrative Officer
Dalia Travis Administrative Specialist


Forensic Science Research Program  
Robert Ramotowski

Program Manager

Donna Ramkissoon Administrative Office Assistant
Christina Reed Writer-Editor
Corrine Lloyd Management and Program Analyst
Melissa Taylor Management and Program Analyst
Kelly Sauerwein Physical Scientist
Henry Swofford Physical Scientist
Robert Thompson Physical Scientist
Austin Hicklin Guest Researcher
Heather Waltke Guest Researcher
Nikola Osborne Off-site Collaborator
Roman Ruiz-Esparza Off-site Collaborator
Ian Thomas

Off-site Collaborator


Forensic Foundations Studies Program  
John Butler NIST Fellow


Forensic Science Standards Program  
John Paul “JP” Jones II Program Manager
Donna Sirk Management and Program Analyst
Allison Getz Physical Scientist
Mark Stolorow

Guest Researcher

Bridget Kowalchek Financial Specialist
Dana Delger Off-site Consultant
Steve Johnson Off-site Consultant
Gerry Laporte Off-site Consultant
Heather Waltke Off-site Consultant


Greenhouse Gas Measurements Program  
James Whetstone Program Manager
Tyler Boyle

Research Meteorologist

Anna Karion Mechanical Engineer
Kimberly Mueller Environmental Engineer
Tamae Wong Materials Engineer
Philip DeCola Guest Researcher
Subhomoy Ghosh Guest Researcher
Austin Hope Guest Researcher
Israel Lopez Coto Guest Researcher
Mikela Waldman Guest Researcher
Willie May Guest Researcher


Open Data Program  
Katherine Sharpless Program Manager
Created September 26, 2022, Updated November 28, 2022