Debra Becker

My position at the Western Fisheries Research Center has provided me with the opportunity to enjoy a variety of interesting duties.



A.A. 1983. General Education, American River College, Sacramento, CA



1996 to Present - Information/Education Specialist, U.S. Geological Survey, Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle, WA

1991-1996 - Information/Education Liaison, U.S. Geological Survey, Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle, WA

1990-1991 - Editorial Assistant, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Northwest Biological Science Center, Seattle, WA

1987-1990 - Office Assistant, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Sacramento Field Office, Sacramento, CA.



Fishery Program Assistant, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fisheries Assistance Office, Arcata, CA.

Secretary, Bureau of Land Management, Division of Mineral Resources, Branch of Fluid and Solid Minerals, Sacramento, CA

Editorial Clerk/WP Operator, Branch of Information Services, Div. of Administration, Bureau of Land Management, Sacramento, CA


Brief Description of Duties - Information Education Specialist:

  • Website Administrator and Content Manager (Center website, and 4 laboratory sites)
  • Fundamental Science Practices and Peer Review Coordination
  • WFRC Data Steward
  • Outreach and Communications (Development of various publications such as the WFRC Newsletter, Center annual science briefs, fact and information sheets, visual presentations, and exhibits.)
  • Science and Information Management Reports
  • Coordination and Monitoring of Research Grade Evaluation.