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Directory of Key Officials

The USGS is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. USGS employs over 9,000 people who are working in every State across the Nation.

Acting Director, Suzette Kimball 703-648-7412
Acting Deputy Director, Bill Werkheiser 703-648-4557
Chief of Staff,  Judy Nowakowski 703-648-4411
Senior Advisor for Science Applications, James F Devine 703-648-4423
Associate Director, Office of Communications and Publishing, Barbara Wainman 703-648-5750
Associate Director, Office of Budget, Planning, and Integration, Carla M Burzyk 703-648-4443
Director, Office of Science Quality and Integrity, Alan Thornhill 703-648-6601
Director, Office of International Programs, Vic Labson 703-648-6206
Associate Director, Human Capital, Diane Wade (Acting) 703-648-7261
Chief, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, Alesia Pierre-Louis 703-648-7775
Associate Director, Administration and Enterprise Information, Diane Wade 703-648-7261
Associate Director, Ecosystems, Anne Kinsinger 703-648-4051
Associate Director, Climate and Land-Use Change, Matthew Larsen 703-648-5215
Associate Director, Energy and Minerals, and Environmental Health, Ione Taylor 703-648-6403
Associate Director, Natural Hazards, David Applegate 703-648-6600
Associate Director (Acting), Water, Jerad Bales 703-648-5044
Associate Director, Core Science Systems, Kevin Gallagher 703-648-5747

Regional Directors

Regional Director, Southeast, Jess Weaver (Norcross, GA)
  (TN, NC, SC, GA, AL, MS, FL, PR, VI, AR, LA)
Regional Director, Northeast, David Russ (Reston, VA)
  (ME, NH, VT, NY, MA, RI, CT, NJ, DE, MD, PA, WV, VA)
Regional Director, Midwest, Leon Carl (Ann Arbor, MI)
  ND, SD, NE, MN, IA, WI, MI, IL, IN, OH, KY, MO)
Regional Director, Alaska, Leslie Holland-Bartels (Anchorage, AK)
(Alaska and Volcano Science Center)
Regional Director, Northwest, Max Ethridge (Seattle,WA)
  (WA, OR, ID, WY, MT)
Regional Director, Southwest, Randall Updike (Denver, CO)
  (UT, AZ, CO, KS, OK, NM, TX)
Regional Director, Pacific, Mark Sogge (Sacramento, CA)
 (CA, NV, HI)


Map of Geographic Areas where USGS science is being conducted.

The USGS is divided into seven geographical regions. Alaska Region includes the state of Alaska. Norwest region includes the sates of: Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Pacific region includes the states of: California and Nevada. Southwest region includes the sates of Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. Midwest region includes the states of Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky and Ohio. Southeast region includes the sates of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennissee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina. Northeast region includes the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
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Organization Chart

Director's Office Organization Chart
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