Jonathan Pundsack
Managing Director, PGC
Phone: 612-625-6331

What I Do

As Managing Director I serve as chief coordinator of day-to-day affairs of the PGC, and work closely with Paul Morin to ensure the overall success of the effort.


I have over 12 years of experience in science program management, primarily related to the arctic. Prior to joining the PGC in April 2012, I served as a Program Manager at the U.S. Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S., and before that as the Executive Director of the Arctic-CHAMP Science Management Office at the University of New Hampshire.


  • PhD candidate, University of New Hampshire Natural Resources and Earth Systems Science (NRESS) program, expected to finish 2013. Focusing on science policy related to Arctic hydrology and climate change
  • MS, University of Minnesota Duluth, Water Resources Science program, 2000
  • BS, University of St. Thomas, Biology, 1996
  • Denmark's International Studies, Marine Environmental Studies Program, 1994-95 junior year study abroad


Camping, running when I can find time, keeping up with my two girls.