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National Drought Mitigation Center

Who We Are

Leadership

Dr. Kelly Helm Smith

Assistant Director
Communication Coordinator

402-472-3373

Brian Fuchs

Monitoring Coordinator

402-472-6775

Dr. Tonya Haigh

Social Science Coordinator

402-472-6781

Staff

Hasnat Aslam

GIS Specialist

402-405-7464

Tonya Bernadt

Education and Outreach Specialist

402-472-2712

Leah Campbell

Communications Specialist

402-472-8121

Maddie Goebel

Social Scientist

402-472-8742

Denise Gutzmer

Drought Impact Specialist

402-472-6726

Jeff Nothwehr

GIS and Web Specialist

402-472-8293

Brendon Orr

Web Graphics Designer

402-472-8108

Brie Paladino

GIS Specialist

402-472-3708

Chris Poulsen

GIS Manager

402-472-8828

Ian Ratcliffe

Remote Sensing and GIS Research Specialist

Curtis Riganti

Climatologist

402-472-8165

Dr. Renata Rimšaitė

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Water Markets Program Manager

402-472-6740

Deborah Wood

Publication Specialist

402-472-6705

Nicole Wood

Office Associate

402-472-6707

Graduate Students