U.S. Geological Survey
Associate Director, Office of Budget, Planning and Integration, USGS
Responsibilities: Carla Burzyk is the Director of the Office of Budget, Planning and Integration in the Office of the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). She serves as the Bureau's chief adviser on and is responsible for on all matters related to the budget, accountability, performance management.
Career History and Highlights: Ms. Burzyk has spent her professional career in the Department of the Interior and was named as the Chief of the USGS Office of Budget by the Director in August, 2001.
Prior to joining the USGS, she served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, advising the Assistant Secretary on the program issues related to the Bureau of Reclamation and the USGS.
From 1988 to 1998, she was a budget analyst in the Department of the Interior, advising the Secretary of the Interior on issues and programs related to Departmental science programs. During her tenure in the Office of the Secretary, she was selected to serve on an assignment to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies.
From 1984 to 1988, she was a budget analyst in the Office of Surface Mining. Prior to this, she worked as a historian for the National Park Service.
Education: Ms. Burzyk received a bachelor's degree with honors in history and art history from Trinity College, where she was a Thomas J. Watson Fellow nominee. She has completed graduate work in American studies at the George Washington University.