National Hurricane Center (ret.)
Neil L. Frank, Ph.D. (meteorology) is a veteran atmospheric scientist of over 50 years’ service and a member of the CO2 Coalition.
An atmospheric scientist, Dr. Frank was director of the National Hurricane Center from 1974 to 1987 — the longest-serving director in the agency’s history — and chief meteorologist of KHOU-TV, the CBS affiliate in Houston, Texas from 1987 to 2007.
Dr. Frank received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, and earned his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in meteorology at Florida State University.
Dr. Frank served as chairman for the World Meteorological Organization’s Hurricane Committee for North and Central America from 1976 to 1987. He continues his study of climate change in his retirement and is also a fellow of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation.