Susan F. Zevin
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Operations
National Weather Service
Silver Spring, Maryland
Dr. Zevin was selected as Deputy Assistant Administrator for Operations for the National Weather Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in September 1994. In this position, she is responsible for managing the daily opera
tions of the National Weather Service.
Prior to her accepting this position, Dr. Zevin served a six-year tenure as Eastern Regional Director and a year as Deputy Director. Zevin also served as senior hydrologist for Program Plans and Analysis at National Weather Service Headquarters and as
a services focal point in the modernization of the program office.
Her career has also included service with the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) Operational Multipurpose Subprogramme in the United States, Caribbean Hydrologic Institute in Barbados, and flood forecasting projects in Jamaica and the Yellow and
Yangtze Rivers in China. She is a member of the WMO Commission for Hydrology, and the WMO Commission for Basic Services. Dr. Zevin is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, having contributed to numerous activities of that group. She receive
d the University of Arizona Alumni Distinguished Citizen Award in 1996.
Dr. Zevin received her bachelors degree in geography from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971; a masters in geography from the University of Tel Aviv, Israel (Cum Laude) in 1974; and a Ph.D. in hydrology and water resources from the University of Ariz
ona in 1986.
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