Entries by Sue Lowry, Executive Director

NIDIS Reauthorization/Weather Research and Forecasting

On January 7, 2019 the President signed S.2200 into law, the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) Reauthorization Act (Pub. L. 115-423). The Senate passed the bipartisan legislation unanimously on December 18, and the House passed the bill on December 20 by a vote of 379-9. The bill reauthorizes the NIDIS program (15 U.S.C. §313d), […]

Kelvin Droegemeier confirmed as the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy

Lawmakers on the final day of the 115thCongress confirmed Kelvin Droegemeier to lead the Office of Science and Technology Policy, which has operated without a chief for nearly two years. As OSTP director, Droegemeier would be the president’s top advisor on artificial intelligence, quantum computing and other emerging technology issues. A meteorologist by training, he […]

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Minutes Board of Directors meeting December 7, 2018

Interstate Council on Water Policy Summary of Board Meeting (Via phone) December 7, 2018 In attendance:Brian Atkins, Chair; Sue Lowry, Executive Director; Drew Dehoff; Earl Lewis, Kirstin Wallace; Jen Orr; Jennifer Hogget; Amy Shallcross; Heidi Moltz. Action Items for Board: Provide pictures, bios and testimonials for website Review draft website (icwpdev.com) Refresh old interstate report […]