National Weather Service Blacksburg Welcomes Two New Employees


Mr. Marc Chenard arrived at NWS Blacksburg, early June 2009 as a meteorologist intern. Marc just graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. degree in Meteorology.  He had been serving as a Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) student with NWS State College since May 2008. Prior to being competitively selected for his SCEP assignment at State College, he served as a student volunteer during the summer of 2007 at NWS Taunton, MA. 

Marc is a bright, energetic and mission-focused individual.


Mrs. Robyn Brown was selected as general forecaster at NWS Blacksburg, arriving in September 2009. She comes from her position as intern from NWS Charleston, SC. Robyn also served NWS Blacksburg as a volunteer in 2002 and 2003, and as our SCEP student in 2004 and 2005. 

Robyn received a B.S. degree in Atmospheric Science from UNC-Asheville in May 2005.