Dominique A Horvath



B.S. Biology, Systematics and Ecology, University of Kansas, 1998


Dominique entered the Federal workforce as a SCEP student for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1996 where she worked as a biological technician for two years learning a number of biological monitoring techniques.  Upon graduation, Dominique was converted to the Refuge Manager series with USFWS in Honolulu, Hawaii where she spent 10 years assisting in management of remote, uninhabited island Wildlife Refuges scattered throughout the Central Pacific.  From there, Dominique joined National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as a Federal Program Officer administering grants in support of fisheries and marine habitat research for three years.  Dominique joined the U.S. Geological Survey as the Administrative Officer of the Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center and the Pacific Islands Water Science Center in 2011, where she now oversees all support services for both Centers.  Dominique enjoys assisting in and supporting the mission and goals of USGS science.