Sandra Eberts

Biography

Sandra Eberts is the Program Science Coordinator for the USGS Water Resources Mission Area, Office of Planning and Programming (OPP). One of her primary responsibilities is to engage regional and national-level stakeholders to cultivate opportunity for USGS science to meet their needs and to create excitement for USGS products long before their planned release. Sandy is the USGS representative to the Source Water Collaborative—27 national organizations united to protect America's sources of drinking water. She is a member of the American Water Works Association Groundwater Committee, the International Joint Commission Science Advisory Board - Research Coordination Committee, the Great Lakes Coordinating Committee Executive Support Group and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Annex 4 Objectives and Targets Task Team. In addition, Sandy is the USGS Co-Chair for the Advisory Committee on Water Information Subcommittee on Hydrology - Streamflow Information Collaborative Workgroup.

Sandy is a Professional Hydrogeologist. She holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geology from The Ohio State University and a Certificate in Legislative Studies from Georgetown University. She has been with the USGS for more than 30 years. She began her career as a groundwater hydrologist and has experience developing and leading multidisciplinary scientific program at the regional and national level.