Roy Bartholomay is the Director of the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.
Roy previously served as the Chief of the USGS Idaho National Laboratory Project Office and as the Water-Quality Specialist and Chief of the Huron Programs Office of the USGS South Dakota Water Science Center. His scientific research involves studies on groundwater geochemistry and water quality.
2021 - Present, Director, USGS Idaho Water Science Center
2008 - 2021, Project Chief, USGS Idaho National Laboratory Project Office, Idaho Water Science Center
2002 - 2007, Huron Programs Office Chief and Water Quality Specialist, USGS South Dakota Water Science Center
1987 - 2001, Hydrologist, USGS Idaho National Laboratory Project Office, Idaho Water Science Center
Education and Certifications
B.S., Geology, 1987, North Dakota State University
M.S., Geology, 1990, Idaho State University
USGS Western Region Managers Development Program, 2001
Affiliations and Memberships*
Tobacco Root Geological Society
Idaho Academy of Sciences
Honors and Awards
U.S. Department of the Interior Meritorious Service Award, 2020
*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government