Rona worked for Natural Resource Conservation Service for 15 years before joining the USGS in
2004. She leads the business arm of the Pacific Regional Office, providing operational oversight for Science
Centers in the areas of finance, contracts, human resources, and facilities. Rona also coordinates with USGS
headquarters (in Reston, Va.) on administrative policies and procedures. In her spare time, Rona enjoys
camping, golfing, and good meals with friends.