Adrienne is the Chief of Staff of the USGS Rocky Mountain Region.
Career History and Highlights
From April 2021 through present, Adrienne has served as the Chief of Staff for the Rocky Mountain Region. She executes a wide variety of assignments in support of the Regional Director and the Region’s senior leadership team. She serves as the regional lead and expert in the implementation of human capital initiatives associated with performance management; position management and position description development/updates; employee engagement and change management initiatives; and anti-harassment investigations and related activities. She is responsible to the Regional Director for conducting a variety of complex analytical studies to determine administrative effectiveness and internal controls of science centers’ reporting to the assigned Region.
Adrienne worked for the USGS since October 2006. She worked for the first 10 years in the USGS Office of Budget, Planning, and Integration in a variety of positions including Budget Coordinators for the Climate and Land Use Change Mission Area and the Water Resources Mission Area. In these positions, she skillfully supported a wide variety of budget formulation activities, congressional interactions, and communications on behalf of the WMA. From September 2016 to April 2021, Adrienne was the Chief of Staff for the Water Resources Mission Area where she focused on internal and external communications.
Education and Certifications
Master of Public Administration Degree from George Mason University.
Bachelor of Arts degrees from The American University in Interdisciplinary Studies: Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government, and in Communication: Public Communication.