National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Staff of the Weather Forecast Office in
Philadelphia/Mount Holly, NJ

Our dedicated staff serves many office functions. If you have any questions about our office or the functions it serves, e-mail one of our staff members, and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.  You can also call (609) 261-6600 and listen for the phone extention of the person you are trying to reach.




Gary Szatkowski

Meteorologist-In-Charge (MIC)

Joe Miketta

Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM)

Alan Cope

Science and Operations Officer (SOO)

Keith Pugh

Electronic Systems Analyst (ESA)

Scott Brinley

Information Technology Officer (ITO)

Raymond Kruzdlo

Senior Service Hydrologist (SSH)

James Bunker

Observing Program Leader (OPL)

To Be Assigned (vacant)

Administrative Support Assistant (ASA)


Lead Forecasters


Walter Drag

Marine Weather Focal Point

To be assignned (vacant)


Sarah Johnson

Interactive Forecast Preparation System (IFPS)
Graphical Forecast Editor (GFE) Focal Point

Impact-Based Decision Support Services (IDSS) Focal Point

Dean Iovino

Flash Flood Focal Point
Coastal Flooding Focal Point
Frost and Freeze Focal Point

Jared Klein

Training Focal Point

Winter Weather Focal Point


General Forecasters


Michael Gorse

Severe Weather Focal Point

Aviation Weather Focal Point

Larry Nierenberg

SkyWarn(TM) Coordinator
Tropical Cyclone Focal Point

Patrick O´Hara

AWIPS Focal Point Focal Point

To be assigned (vacant)


Lee Robertson

Fire Weather Focal Point
Radar Focal Point
Space Weather Focal Point


Meteorological Interns


To Be Assigned (vacant)

Storm Data Focal Point

Valerie Meola


EEO/Diversity Focal Point
Social Media Focal Point
Assistant Storm Data Focal Point

Mitchell Gaines

NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) Focal Point
Outreach/Tours Focal Point

Service Backup Focal Point

Lance Franck

Excessive Heat Program

SkyWarn(TM) Assistant Focal Point


Electronics Technicians


Michael Conrad


John Morrill


Larry Robinson