Pacific Desk News
Instructions Begin for Cohort 2
11th Aug 2014
Honolulu, HI - Instructions began today for Cohort #2 of the Pacific International Training Desk (Pacific Desk). Participants will spend the next 4 weeks in Honolulu training with the Pacific Desk on available tools and resources for weather forecast and communications. The Pacific Desk continues to work collaboratively with the National Weather Service and many subject matter experts/organizations to ensure that the on-site training program addresses areas of need, so that training provided may be of value to participants and the region. Cohort #2 will run from 11th August to 5th September 2014.
Pacific Desk Welcomes Cohort 2. L-R back row: Silipa Mulitalo (Samoa Met Service), Maccarios Auvae (Samoa Met Service), Slade Ririmae (Solomon Island Met Service), and Wayne Pene (Fiji Met Service). Front row L-R: Jennifer Strahl (Meteorologist/Instructor, Pacific Desk), H. Gingerlei Porter (Associate Director, Pacific Desk), Christina Higa (Director, Pacific Desk), Ray Tanabe (Regional Director, Pacific Region NOAA/NWS) and Jason Gilbert (AO/Regional EEO Manager, Pacific Region NOAA)
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Meet the participants of Cohort 2