Melinda J Chapman


USGS - Water

  • Since 2019  Director, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, New Cumberland
  • 2017-2019  Supervisory Hydrologist, Office of Quality Assurance, Water Mission Area headquarters, Reston, Virginia
  • 2015-2017  Assistant Chief, Office of Groundwater, Water Mission Area headquarters, Reston, Virginia
  • 2000-2015  Groundwater Specialist, North Carolina/South Atlantic Water Science Center, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1989-2000  Groundwater Hydrologist, Georgia District, Norcross, Georgia


  • Master's Degree in Geology with emphasis on hydrogeology and geophysics: The Ohio State University
  • Undergraduate Degree in Geology: West Georgia College