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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.

Director, Suzette Kimball 703-648-7411
Deputy Director, William Werkheiser 703-648-7412
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, Cynthia Lodge 703-648-4430
Director, Office of Science Quality and Integrity, Alan Thornhill 703-648-6601
Director, Office of International Programs, Vic Labson 703-648-6206
Associate Director, Administration, Jose Aragon 703-648-7200
Chief, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, Ray Campbell 703-648-7770
Chief, Office of Enterprise Information, Tim Quinn 703-648-6839
Associate Director, Ecosystems, Anne Kinsinger 703-648-4051
Associate Director, Climate and Land-Use Change, Virginia Burkett 703-648-4215
Associate Director, Energy and Minerals, and Environmental Health, Pierre Glynn (Acting) 703-648-6403
Associate Director, Natural Hazards, David Applegate (Acting) 703-648-6600
Associate Director, Water, William Guertal (Acting) 703-648-5060
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, Mark Bennett (Acting)
  (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, Aimee Devaris, (Anchorage, AK)
(Alaska and Volcano Science Center)
Regional Director, Northwest, Rich Ferrero, (Seattle,WA)
  (WA, OR, ID, WY, MT)
Regional Director, Southwest, Max Ethridge (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

USGS Organization Chart (PDF)

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