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Jason Robert Mansour
NOAA Corps Officer , National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

CSU Monterey Bay

B.S. Earth Systems Science & Policy (2003)
  • Upon graduating from CSU Monterey Bay, accepted a direct commission into the United States NOAA Corps in 2003. Has served on multiple NOAA research vessels and aircraft across the United States. Currently assigned to NOAA's Aircraft Operations Center in MacDill AFB, FL. Responsible for safe and efficient operation of manned and unmanned airborne scientific data acquisition platforms.
  • After serving in the Bering Sea from 2003-2005, was selected for flight school and earned NOAA Aviator wings in 2006. Assigned to the DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft from 2006-2011. Selected for the G-4 'Hurricane Hunter' aircraft in 2012.
  • Responsible for the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) section of NOAA's Aircraft Operations Center. Acts as the primary point of contact for fixed wing and vertical takeoff and landing UAS operations in support of NOAA's environmental stewardship mission. Oversees the implementation and integration of UAS technology, policy, procedures.
  • Has made multiple significant gifts to the Science and Environmental Policy Peer-to-Peer Program to retain students in the introductory chemistry series, which are gatekeeper courses for many of CSUMB's science students.

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