BER Management Transition

  • August 21, 2022
  • Blog,Brief,Home Page Feature
  • Dr. Sharlene Weatherwax

    Dr. Sharlene Weatherwax

    Dr. Sharlene Weatherwax, the Associate Director (AD) of Science for Biological and Environmental Research (BER) within the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, officially retired from the Department of Energy on June 30, 2022. Sharlene has provided outstanding leadership of SC’s biological, climate, and environmental research portfolios for more than 12 years, including in particular the establishment of four Bioenergy Research Centers and DOE’s signature climate model, E3SM. We all wish Sharlene well in her new endeavors.

    Dr. Gary Geernaert

    Dr. Gary Geernaert

    With Sharlene’s departure, Dr. Gary Geernaert will serve as the acting AD of Science for BER, effective July 1, 2022, for a period of three months as SC initiates a search for a permanent replacement. Gary has served BER for the past 12 years as Director for the Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division (EESSD).

     

    Dr. Daniel Stover

    Dr. Daniel Stover

    With Gary serves in new role as BER’s acting AD, Dr. Daniel Stover, currently a program manager in EESSD, will serve as the acting Director of EESSD, also starting on July 1, 2022.

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