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STAR's Bayler Honored with Bronze Medal

Erick Bayler honored with Bronze Medal as part of authoring team

9 December 2014 - Today Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan announced this year's Bronze Medal award winners. The Bronze Medal recognizes superior performance by federal employees and is the highest honor award granted by the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. The recipients will be recognized for their achievements at a ceremony on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, here at our Silver Spring headquarters.

Eric Bayler was honored with a DOC Bronze Medal as a member of a NOAA- wide team that produced NOAA's first 5-year research and development plan, using a rigorous process and inclusive engagement of NOAA scientists and stakeholders.

The NOAA 5-Year Research & Development Plan was authored by this team:

  • Neil Christerson
  • Gary Matlock
  • Derek Parks
  • Barry Reichenbaugh
  • Rick Rosen
  • Avery Sen
  • James Shambaugh
  • Nathalie Valette-Silver
  • Shelby Walker
  • John Ewald (OCEA)
  • Eric Bayler (NESDIS)
  • Deborah Riddle (NESDIS)
  • Sara Veasey (NESDIS)
  • Felipe Arzayus (NMFS)
  • Frank Schwing (NMFS)
  • Jawed Hammedi (NOS)
  • Stephan Smith (NWS)