Julia Powell is the Electronic Navigational Chart technical director for NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey and represents the United States on various standards committee’s in the development of the ENC product specification. She is also the vice chair for the IHO’s TSMAD working group and the work item leader for the development of S-101. Ms. Powell has been with NOAA since 1997 and has a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Sciences from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in Computer Systems Management from the University of Maryland.