Monica Linnenbrink

Acting Deputy Director, National Center for Computational Toxicology


Experience Highlights

  • Served in multiple leadership positions in the private sector, state government and federal government.
  • Expert in developing and implementing stakeholder outreach efforts to engage groups that differing agendas and points-of-view.
  • Extensive experience in developing and implementing the legislative agenda at the state and federal levels.
  • Extensive experience in managing contracts at the federal and state levels including managing contracts while working for the government and managing government contracts while working in the private sector.
  • Extensive experience developing collaborations and partnerships to pool resources to advance the goals of private sector, state level, federal level and for non-governmental organizations.

Current Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall management of NCCT scientific staff and products, ensuring research is aligned with the goals of EPA Program Offices, EPA Regions, the National Research Programs and ORD.
  • Supervise NCCT scientific staff including 8 GS level staff, 11 Title 42 staff and 3 post-doctoral trainees.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of NCCT including assignments and determining responsibilities and priorities; extramural tracking and expenditures, recommending and approving personnel actions, hearing and resolving complaints or grievances; identifying training needs and implementing ways to provide communication; and serving as the NCCT Deputy Ethics Official.
  • Review and supervise clearance of NCCT products to assure quality, consistency, and sensitivity to administrative, scientific, technical and fiscal policy issues.
  • Represent NCCT and its science and conducts outreach with various organizations including Program Offices, Review Boards, ORD management, other Agencies, and at national and international scientific meetings.
  • Manage the development and operations of NCCT’s online tools, scientific dashboards and publicly available data.
  • Work with the Director and other senior scientists within NCCT to communicate research results and outputs to clients and other researchers both within and out of the Agency.


Master’s in Public Administration, Florida State University

Bachelors of Science in Public Relations, Minor in Computer Science, University of Florida