Cheyenne Stienbarger

Program Manager (grantee)

Phone: (301) 427-2423

Cheyenne joined NOAA in 2020 as a Sea Grant Knauss Fellow working to support GOMO’s Tropical Pacific Observing System (TPOS) 2020 Project and extreme events activities (e.g., planning a workshop to improve hurricane intensity forecasts). In her new role as a program manager, Cheyenne continues to support TPOS and coordinates cross line office activities as the project transitions towards implementation. Additionally, she coordinates the advancement of GOMO’s activities focused on ocean observing under extreme events.

Cheyenne defended her Master’s thesis at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington in December 2019. Her research primarily focused on the effects of microplastics across multiple life stages of the commercially valuable black sea bass. She is originally from Salem, Missouri, and received her B.S. in Biology and Environmental Science from Evangel University. Cheyenne is known for her love of iced coffee and animals of all kinds, especially her golden retriever (Aspen) and leopard gecko (Voldemort).