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Ms. Zdenka Saba Willis

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Director

Strategic Policy Forum
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree , Marine Science
    University of South Carolina
  • Master's Degree , National Strategy
    Industrial College of the Armed Forces
  • Master's degree , Meteorology and Oceanography
    Naval Postgraduate
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Zdenka S. ...
themaritimealliance.org, 6 Feb 2014 [cached]
Zdenka S. Willis Director, U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System Program
Zdenka Saba Willis, a member of Senior Executive Service, is the Director of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Program. U.S. IOOS enables decisions every day and fosters advances in science and technology. Prior to being the Director of U.S. IOOS Program, Ms. Willis served as Director of NOAA's National Oceanographic Data Center. Ms. Willis is a retired Navy Captain with career service as a Meteorology and Oceanography officer in the United States Navy. She has promoted interagency cooperation as the Naval Deputy to NOAA; worldwide sea ice analysis and forecasting as Director of the National Ice Center; and as the satellite and operations officer Naval Polar Oceanography Center. Her meteorological background include weather forecasting for Naval aircraft as the Officer in Charge of the Naval Oceanography Command Detachment, Oceana Virginia and for Navy vessels as the Naval Eastern Oceanography Center, Norfolk Virginia. Ms. Willis has a background in the collection of oceanographic data onboard the USNS Harkness and USNS Maury survey vessels and in the electronic navigational charting as Deputy Navigator of the Navy. Her other relevant Naval positions are the director of the Strategic Policy Forum (a Congressional and Executive Branch crisis simulation for Members of Congress, senior Executive branch officials, and military leaders) and adjunct professor in the Strategic Leadership Department at the Industrial College for the Armed Forces.
Ms Willis received her Bachelor's Degree in Marine Science from the University of South Carolina. She received a Master's degree in Meteorology and Oceanography from the Naval Postgraduate, and a Master's Degree in National Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
AUVAC: Resources: Community News: Glider Completes Historic Ocean Crossing: New Technology Advances Climate Understanding
www.auvac.org, 7 Dec 2009 [cached]
"This data will help us understand what is happening in the ocean, including where and how quickly changes are occurring," said Zdenka Willis, director of NOAA's IOOS program.
Caribbean Surface Current Data Now Available to Rescuers, Hazmat Crews
www.ocean-news.com, 15 Aug 2010 [cached]
"Knowing what the current is doing is critical for tracking the probable path of people lost at sea or drifting survivor craft," said Zdenka Willis, NOAA's director of the Integrated Ocean Observing System.
DGI Europe 2006 - Creating Superior Defence Intelligence Capabilities
www.defencetransformation.com, 26 Jan 2006 [cached]
CONFIRMED: Captain Zdenka Willis, Deputy Navigator of the Navy, US NAVY
Zdenka Willis, Director - ...
www.oceanologyinternational.com, 15 Mar 2012 [cached]
Zdenka Willis, Director - NOAA Integrated Ocean Observation chairs the morning of the Ocean Observation and Forecasting session.
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Ocean Observation and Forecasting: Zdenka Saba Willis is the Director of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Program. U.S. IOOS which is a coordinated network of people and technology that work together to generate and disseminate continuous data on our coastal waters, Great Lakes, and oceans.
Prior to her assignment as Director of U.S. IOOS Program, Ms. Willis served as Director of NOAA's National Oceanographic Data Center and administered the NOAA Central Library, the National Coastal Data Development Center, and the World Data Center of Oceanography, Silver Spring, Maryland. Ms. Willis is a retired Navy Captain with career service as a Meteorology and Oceanography officer in the United States Navy. She has promoted interagency cooperation as the Naval Deputy to NOAA; worldwide sea ice analysis and forecasting as Director of the National Ice Center; and as the satellite and operations officer Naval Polar Oceanography Center.
While the Director of the National Ice Center initiated a visiting scientist program which attracted post-doctorate researchers focused on the Arctic and Antarctic.
Her meteorological background include weather forecasting for Naval aircraft as the Officer in Charge of the Naval Oceanography Command Detachment, Oceana Virginia and for Navy vessels as the Naval Eastern Oceanography Center, Norfolk Virginia. Ms. Willis has a background in the collection of oceanographic data onboard the USNS Harkness and USNS Maury survey vessels and in the electronic navigational charting as Deputy Navigator of the Navy. Her other relevant Naval positions are the director of the Strategic Policy Forum (a Congressional and Executive Branch crisis simulation for Members of Congress, senior Executive branch officials, and military leaders) and adjunct professor in the Strategic Leadership Department at the Industrial College for the Armed Forces.
Ms Willis received her Bachelor's Degree in Marine Science from the University of South Carolina. She received a Master's degree in Meteorology and Oceanography from the Naval Postgraduate, and a Master's Degree in National Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
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