Tim Merrick is the Public Information Officer for the UGSS Idaho Water Science Center in Boise, Idaho. He manages 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.
2005 - Present, Public Information Officer, Idaho Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey
2002 - 2005, Technical Writer, Micron Technology
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
*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