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Tim Merrick

Tim Merrick is the Public Information Officer for the UGSS Idaho Water Science Center in Boise, Idaho. He manages all of the center's communications, media relations, outreach, and publishing.

Prior to joining the USGS in 2005, Tim worked for more than two decades as a technical writer developing user and developer documentation for corporations including HP, Microsoft, Micron Technology, and Idaho Power Company. 

Education and Certifications

  • M.L.I.S., 2008, University of Washington Information School

  • B.A. English, 1990, University of Arizona, Cum laude

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • National Association of Government Communicators

  • Public Relations Society of America

  • Northwest Science Writers Association

Science and Products

*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