Biden selects Hyun for chief of staff position at NOAA
The Biden administration appointed a new political team to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that will help guide policies on the oceans and atmosphere. Dr. Karen Hyun, who earned a PhD in Marine Affairs from URI, will serve as chief of staff. Hyun was previously vice president for coastal conservation at the National Audubon Society and worked as a senior policy adviser at NOAA in the Obama administration.
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