Lance joined USGS in 1996 and has a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife ecology and natural history from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.
Prior to USGS, Lance worked for the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the National Biological Service (NBS). Since joining the USGS, he's studied the feeding ecology of bats and led the development of USGS information and data and management systems for science centers and wildlife researchers. He's currently a member of the USGS Office of Communications Digital Services Team, developing automated, policy-compliant content management tools for USGS web sites.
2017-present: Product Owner and Content Automation Specialist, USGS Office of Communications - Digital Services Team.
2014-2017: Principal Investigator, USGS Data at Risk Project, USGS Community for Data Integration.
2012-2015: Technology Lead, North American Bat Monitoring Program, USGS Fort Collins Science Center.
2010-2012: Technology Lead, White-nose Syndrome Tracking System, USGS Fort Collins Science Center.
2010-2012: Technology Lead, Assessing Socioeconomic Planning Needs (ASPN), USGS Fort Collins Science Center.
2000-2013: Product Owner and Developer, Fort Collins Science Center Content Management System (FORTWeb), USGS Fort Collins Science Center.
1998-2000: Principal Investigator, Bats of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Project, USGS Fort Collins Science Center.
1996-2000: Biological Technician, North American Bat Population Database Project, USGS Fort Collins Science Center.
1995-1996: Biological Technician, North American Bat Population Database Project, National Biological Service (NBS) Midcontinent Ecological Science Center.
1994-1995: Biological Technician, Olympia Forestry Sciences Laboratory, U. S. Forest Service, Olympia, Washington.
Education and Certifications
B.S. - Wildlife Ecology and Natural History, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington (1994).