Human Capital

Peer Support Workers

The Peer Support Worker Program was created to promote awareness and provide outreach and education on topics and policies related to anti-harassment, discrimination, biases, and scientific integrity, and is led by the USGS Civility and Inclusion Council. For more information, please contact the Civility and Inclusion Council Chair (Tina Roberts-Ashby).

Region Center Peer Support Worker
Alaska Region Alaska Science Center Ryan Toohey, Physical Scientist,, 907-865-7802
Southeast Region Wetlands and Aquatic Research Center - Layette, LA Lori Randall, Biologist,, 337-266-8665
Southeast Region Wetlands and Aquatic Research Center - Gainesville, FL Amy Teague, Wildlife Bilogist,, 352-264-3558
Southwest Region Southwest Biological Science Centers Hilda Smith, Biological Science Technician,, 435-719-2332
Southwest Region Flagstaff Science Campus Patricia "Patty" Garcia, Computer Scientist,, 928-556-7246
Southwest Region Flagstaff Science Campus Railyn Stokes, Management Analyst,, 928-556-7011
Southwest Region Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center Lysanna Anderson, Research Geologist,, 650-329-4972
Southwest Region California Water Science Center Megan Schmer, Hydrologic Technician,, 858-679-4015
Northeast Region Eastern Energy Resources Science Center; 
Eastern Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center
Annie Scott, Physical Science Technician,, 703-648-6476
Midcontinent Region Indiana-Kentucky Water Science Center Catherine Fargen, Hydrologist,, 502-493-1945


Jo-Ann Dominique — Mobile phone number: 916-995-3150


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