David Herring

David Herring is an award-winning science communicator with 29 years of experience working within the Earth system science community at NOAA and NASA.  David is Chief of the Communication, Education, and Engagement Division within NOAA’s Climate Program Office, where he also serves as Program Manager for both NOAA Climate.gov and the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit.  Before joining NOAA, David worked for 16 years at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, where he served as Outreach Coordinator for the Terra satellite mission and led development of NASA’s Earth Observatory website.  David is a co-chair of the US Global Change Research Program’s Federal Adaptation & Resilience Group, and he is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  He received his Masters Degree in Science & Technical Communication from East Carolina University in 1992.