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Tim Quinn

Tim Quinn serves as the Associate Chief Information Officer (ACIO).


Tim leads the bureau in finding solutions for and managing optimal use of the U.S. Geological Survey's Information Management and Technology (IMT).

Career History and Highlights

Prior to his role as ACIO, Tim served as the Deputy Director for IT Shared Services within the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the Department of the Interior. There, he was responsible for service desk, telecommunications, hosting and end user services.

Previously, he worked in a variety of positions within the United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management in Washington, D.C., California, Oregon, and Washington. Duties included database development, operations research modeling, programming, providing communications support for wildland-firefighting, service desk, records/Freedom of Information Act management, and telecommunications.

Tim also worked as the GIS Administrator for the Regional Ecosystem Office coordinating interagency information management activities for the President's Northwest Forest Plan. Prior to Federal service, Tim was an associate in a forestry consulting firm providing a variety of forest inventory, marketing, reforestation, and timber harvesting services to private landowners, industry, and tribal governments.


Tim holds a bachelor's of science degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in forest management with experience in forest genetics research and a master's of science in management information systems from California State University, Sacramento.