Tim Quinn

Tim leads the bureau in finding solutions for and managing optimal use of the USGS's information management and technology.

Biography

Responsibilities

Tim leads the bureau in finding solutions for and managing optimal use of the USGS's information management and technology.

Career History and Highlights

Most recently, Tim was 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 with the USDA 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/FOIA management, and telecommunications. He 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, he 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.

Education

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.