Darrin assists the Southwest Regional Director with day-to-day operations, and works to build bridges within the region. Darrin also connects with outside partners to ensure that scientists and staff across the Southwest Region are developing the most relevant science.
As Associate Regional Director, Darrin assists the Regional Director on issues of operational and science import throughout the Region. Darrin also serves as the liaison for the Ecosystem and Water Science Centers throughout the Southwest Region. He connects with Federal, State and local partners to ensure that scientists and staff are developing actionable science needed to manage lands, inform regulatory managers, and improve the knowledgebase associated with natural resource decisions.