Casey Knapp

Hi I'm Casey, the Director’s Office Secretary located at the USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center at the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, MD.  I am a dedicated, passionate, and focused Executive Assistant and Communications Professional that excels at prioritizing, writing, analyzing, developing materials, multitasking, and customer service.  



  • B.S., Salisbury University, Communication Arts: Public Relations and Marketing Management (2009)

Office Management:

  • Seminar and conference Room Space coordinator and scheduler (2016-present)
  • Director and Deputy Director’s Assistant & scheduler (2016-present)
  • Mail and shipments coordinator (2016-present)


  • Administrative Records Management Liaison (2016- present)
  • Management Team Member (2016-present)
  • User Account Manager (2019-present) 
  • Drupal Content Manager - CMS and @thecore (2020-present) 


  • Social Media Guru: Runs the USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center Facebook page (2016-present)
  • Editor and Creator of “This Week At Patuxent” – a weekly place for need to know information.
  • Outreach liaison for center
  • Networking with EESC Scientists, USGS Mission Areas, and local/regional stakeholders
  • Developing Materials: Position Announcement flyers, Social Media campaigns, One-pagers, Presentations, etc.