Key Officials

Learn more about our Director and other key officials. Read their biographies or contact our Deputy Director, Chief of Staff, and Associate Directors of our Mission Areas and Science Support at headquarters and Regional Directors across the country.

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Office of the Director

Dave Applegate Associate Director, Natural Hazards, USGS

Dave Applegate, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Natural Hazards
Exercising the Delegated Authority of the Director, U.S. Geological Survey
Phone: 703-648-6600
Cynthia Lodge Associate Director, Office of Budget, Planning and Integration, USGS

Cynthia (Cindy) Lodge

Deputy Director - Operations
Office of the Director
Phone: 703-648-7412
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Roseann Gonzales-Schreiner

Deputy Director - Administration and Policy
Office of the Director
Phone: 703-648-7200
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Geoffrey Plumlee, Ph.D.

Chief Scientist
Office of the Director
Phone: 703-648-6403
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Leslie W Jones

Chief of Staff
Office of the Director
Phone: 703-648-4354

Associate Directors

Anne Barrett

Anne Barrett

Associate Director
Office of Budget, Planning, and Integration (BPI)
Phone: 703-648-4379
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Don Cline, Ph.D.

Associate Director
Water Resources
Phone: 703-648-4557
William L. Cunningham

William L Cunningham

Office of International Programs
Phone: 703-648-5005
Kevin Gallagher Associate Director, Core Science Systems, USGS

Kevin T Gallagher

Associate Director
Core Science Systems
Phone: 703-648-5747
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Anne Kinsinger

Associate Director
Phone: 703-648-4051
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Katherine McCulloch

Associate Director
Phone: 703-648-4485
Regina Neal

Regina Neal-Mujahid

Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity
Phone: 703-648-7760
Tim Quinn Chief, Office of Enterprise Information, USGS

Tim Quinn

Associate Chief Information Officer
Office of the Associate Chief Information Officer
Phone: 703-648-6839
Trent Richardson

Trent Richardson, PhD

Acting Associate Director
Natural Hazards
Phone: 703-648-6722
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Craig Robinson, Ph.D.

Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6774
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Melanie A Ruiz

Supervisory Government Information Specialist (USGS FOIA Officer)
USGS Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Office
Phone: 571-512-8459
Sarah Ryker

Sarah Ryker, Ph.D.

Associate Director
Energy and Minerals
Phone: 703-648-5210
Gavin Shire

Gavin Shire

Associate Director
Office of Communications and Publishing
Phone: 703-346-9123

Regional Directors

Aimee Devaris

Aimee Devaris

Regional Director
Region 11: Alaska
Phone: 907-786-7091
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Peter Griffiths

Regional Director (Acting), Deputy Regional Director for Operations
Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin
Phone: 303-236-4836
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Dianna M Hogan, Ph.D.

Regional Director (Acting)
Region 2, Region 4, Region 6
Phone: 703-648-7240
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Jennifer Lacey

Regional Director (Acting)
Region 8: Lower Colorado Basin; Region 10
Phone: 605-594-2505
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Scott Morlock

Regional Director
Region 3: Great Lakes, Region 5: Missouri Basin
Phone: 317-600-2753
Jill Rolland, Acting Regional Director

Jill Rolland, Sc.D.

Regional Director
Interior Regions 9 (Columbia-Pacific Northwest) &12 (Pacific Islands)
Phone: 206-225-6643
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Mike Tupper

Regional Director
Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian
Phone: 703-648-6660
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Holly Weyers

Regional Director
Region 2, Region 4, Region 6
Phone: 703-715-7020