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Congratulations to Ken Graham

Ken Graham is the new NOAA assistant administrator for weather services and the 17th director of the National Weather Service, effective on June 7, 2022.

Ken brings 28 years of scientific expertise and program management experience to the position, with emphasis on improving field operations, cultivating partnerships internal and external to government, and being an innovative and trusted leader of teams.

Most recently, he served as director of the National Hurricane Center at the National Weather Service, where he oversaw hurricane forecast operations and public communications for numerous hurricanes, including 30 named storms during the record-breaking 2020 hurricane season.