Deborah Lee, NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
"NOAA in the Great Lakes: New Approaches to On-going Challenges"
Host: CK Shum
Deborah H. Lee, P.E., P.H., D.WRE, F.ASCE, SES
Director, NOAA GLERL
Ms. Deborah Lee is the director of NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) and a member of the federal Senior Executive Service. With a staff of nearly 130 federal, cooperative institute and contract employees and visiting scientists, NOAA-GLERL and its partners conduct integrated scientific research on the Great Lakes and coastal ecosystems; develop and transition products and services; and share knowledge and information to advance NOAA’s goals of science, service and stewardship. In addition to her role as director of GLERL, Ms. Lee serves as NOAA's Regional Team Lead for the Great Lakes, facilitating collaboration across a network of more than 800 NOAA employees and partners representing the agency’s diverse capabilities across the region.