Accomplished Center Director for the New York Water Science Center (NYWSC) with a strong record of success managing Center operations while providing leadership, oversight and implementation of Center mission and program mission based on expertise gained during exemplary career with the US Geological Survey for more than 20 years. Earned Master of Science (MS) in Chemistry (Environmental Studies Option) from the University of Massachusetts and published more than 20 papers in peer-reviewed publications. Demonstrate expertise overseeing professional, technical and support personnel, planning and scheduling work, encouraging diverse workforce, and maintaining workforce plans while directing, motivating, training, guiding, and supervising up to 100 employees. Ensure quality of data and publications by means of reporting, reviewing, and approving publishing. Increase and promote USGS programs as a key leader while building effective relationships with pertinent officials.