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USARC Staff

The Commission staff consists of an Executive Director and a Communications Specialist in the Commission’s Arlington, Virginia, office and a Deputy Executive Director in the Anchorage, Alaska, office. 

John W. Farrell, PhD

Executive Director

US Arctic Research Commission
Arlington, VA 22203
703-525-0113
jfarrell@arctic.gov

Bio

Cheryl Rosa, DVM, PhD

Deputy Director

US Arctic Research Commission
Anchorage, AK 99501
907-271-4577 (alt. -4576)
crosa@arctic.gov

Bio

Kathy Farrow

Communications Specialist

US Arctic Research Commission
4350 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 510
Arlington, VA 22203
703-525-0112
k.farrow@arctic.gov

Isaac Edwards, Esq.

Senior Counsel

US Arctic Research Commission
Arlington, VA 22203
202-285-3511
iedwards@arctic.gov

Bio

Hadjira Schmitt Foudhil, PhD

Administrative Assistant/
Science Associate

US Arctic Research Commission
Arlington, VA 22203
703-209-8060
adminassist@arctic.gov

Bio