Bill Proenza

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Hurricane Chief Leaves Eye of the Storm

Center director ousted only 6 months into controversial stint

(Newser) - National Hurricane Center director Bill Proenza is out as of today, the Miami Herald reports, less than a week after half his staff demanded his resignation. The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the "disruption" caused by the controversial leader "threatens the center's ability to... More »

Storm Blasts Hurricane Center

Staff demands director's ouster

(Newser) - A near-mutiny has erupted at the National Hurricane Center, where nearly half the staff has demanded the resignation of the center's director, Bill Proenza. The Miami Herald reports that seven forecasters and 16 other employees—including Proenza's own administrative assistant—signed a statement calling for his ouster. More »

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