Genene Fisher, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor for Space Weather

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service







Dr. Genene Fisher is Senior Advisor for Space Weather at the NOAA National Weather Service HQ.  Her responsibilities include coordinating policy and programmatic activities with NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center. She collaborates with other federal agencies, private companies, academia, and international organizations to understand customer and stakeholder requirements and to build resilience of our critical infrastructure to space weather.

Previously to joining NOAA, Genene spent ten years  as a Senior Policy Fellow at the American Meteorological Society’s Policy Program, where she focused on space weather policy issues and societal impacts. Genene worked closely with industry, including the GPS and aviation communities, on how to integrate space weather information into operations. She routinely met with policy makers to highlight the importance of space weather and offered recommendations on how to reduce adverse impacts to technological systems. At the AMS, Genene also developed science policy curriculum material to educate the next generation of scientists in the policy process. She taught science policy courses as an adjunct professor at several universities.

Genene has a PhD in Atmospheric and Space Science and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Michigan.  She also has a BA in Planetary and Space Science from Boston University.