“The goal of this program is to help our fellow employees
in need who are adversely impacted by a local disaster.”
-NWSEO President John Werner.  

The Four Winds Member News

NWSEO CARES Program Update!

(June 29, 2021) The NWSEO CARES Program kicked off Memorial Day weekend raising funds in support of fellow employees in need who are adversely impacted by natural disasters.  NWSEO Chief Financial Officer Emily Roy created multiple donation options for this program, which are listed below.  Please reach out to Emily with any questions.


  • Venmo: @NWSEOCARES
  • Paypal: send payment to e.roy@nwseo.org
  • Apple Pay: (202) 770-7983
  • Mail a Check: Make check payable to "NWSEO Cares" and mail to NWSEO 601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Suite 900, South Building Washington, DC  20004

The funding for NWSEO CARES is provided through voluntary donations from NWSEO Members as a “crisis emergency fund.”

Please refer to the Form 2021 to request funds needed for any NOAA office (NWS, AOC, AOML, NESDIS, OGC) in need of supplies, food, water and transportation of such items.  All requests must be submitted to Emily Roy at e.roy@nwseo.org and approved by the Executive Council.

NWSEO Members are encouraged to submit graphic ideas and photos to the Membership Director at membership@nwseo.org to collaboratively design a program mini flyer for promotion and for NWSEO bulletin boards across the country.  Updates will be posted on the NWSEO website at nwseo-cares-program.

Thank you for your support of NWSEO members and our federal employees through the NWSEO CARES Program.


Funds Collected as of 8.31.2021
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How Do I Request Assistance?

Form to Request Funds for NOAA Office

Instructions: Completion of this Request Form including approval from NWSEO Executive Council will begin the review process to provide funds for a NOAA Office (NWS, AOC, AOML, NESDIS, OGC). The Chief Financial Officer will not proceed without this approved request form and any further requested documentation.

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NWSEO represents 4,000 employees of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the U.S. Department of Commerce, including:

  • The forecasters, technicians and support personnel of the National Weather Service;
  • The technicians who track and command the nation's weather satellites from Wallops Island, Virginia; and •The attorneys in NOAA's Office of General Counsel;
  • The hurricane researchers and other scientists and support personnel at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Key Biscayne, Florida;
  • The civilian crews of the "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft based in Tampa, Florida.