Holly Chandler

Holly Padgett Chandler is the Communications & Program Analyst at the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center. She works closely with the National Regional Climate Adaptation Science Center network on science communications, project tracking, organizational development,and various other communications and program management tasks.


Holly completed her Master's degree in Public Administration with a focus on Environmental Policy and Management at The George Washington University. Holly received her B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the USGS in 2012, Holly worked for several organizations on strategic communications and organizational development. Holly has particular interests in climate change adaptation, visual communications, and user experience.