USGS - science for a changing world

About USGS

Maps, Imagery, and Publications Hazards Newsroom Education Jobs Partnerships Library About USGS Social Media

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, (Acting) 703-648-7412
Deputy Director, Mark Sogge, (Acting) 703-648-7411
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
Director, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, Alesia Pierre-Louis 703-648-7760
Chief, Office of Enterprise Information, Tim Quinn (Acting) 240-423-3292
Associate Director, Ecosystems, Anne Kinsinger 703-648-4051
Associate Director, Climate and Land-Use Change, Doug Beard (Acting) 703-648-4215
Associate Director, Energy and Minerals, and Environmental Health, Geoffrey Plumlee (Acting) 703-648-7419
Associate Director, Natural Hazards, David Applegate 703-648-6600
Associate Director, Water, Bill Werkheiser 703-648-4557
Associate Director, Core Science Systems, Kevin Gallagher 703-648-5747

Regional Directors

Regional Director, Southeast, Jess Weaver (Acting), (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, Nancy Lee (Acting), (Anchorage, AK)
(Alaska and Volcano Science Center)
Regional Director, Northwest, Frank Shipley (Acting), (Seattle,WA)
  (WA, OR, ID, WY, MT)
Regional Director, Southwest, Max Ethridge (Acting), (Denver, CO)
  (UT, AZ, CO, KS, OK, NM, TX)
Regional Director, Pacific, Rich Ferrero (Acting), (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.
Large Version


Organization Chart

Director's Office Organization Chart

Large version

USGS Organization Chart - Adobe PDF version (download to view and print) (50 KB)

Text Version (Word)

Download if needed: PDF Reader | Word Viewer


Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
Page Contact Information: Ask USGS
Page Last Modified: Thursday, March 26, 2015