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Employee Profiles

USFWS Employee preparing for duck banding season

The people who make up the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service come from all across this great Nation. Please take a few mintues to learn more about who we are.

  • Judy Gordon

    Center Director - Abernathy Fish Technology Center, Longview, WA

    Picture of Judy Gordon conducting a fish sample

    After 30 years of service, I think Judy can now rightly be considered a "career" employee. And what a career it has been. Learn more about Judy's journey through the USFWS.

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  • Jessica Douglas

    Student Ambassador - Portland State University
    Photo of Jessica Douglas

    As a undergraduate student at Portland State Unviersity, Jessica not only studies Senior Management and Human Resources, but also is works for the USFWS as one of the select Student Ambassadors. Learn more about how she promotes the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's various student internship programs and activities.

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  • Roxanna Hinzman

    Southeast Region Chief of Environmental Quality
    Roxanna Hinzman working with Salmon Eggs

    Roxanna Hinzman works in the Southeast Regional Office, Ecological Services as the Division Chief for Environmental Quality. During a high school trip to the Okefenokee Swamp, she discovered that people can get paid to work in some pretty cool places, doing what they love.

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  • Jessica Macer

    Student Ambassador - Hood College
    Jessica Mercer Bio Photo

    While studying Environmental Science at Hood College in Frederick, MD, Jessica was also selected as one of our Student Ambassadors from around the country.

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  • Jeramie Strickland

    Wildlife Biologist - Upper Mississippi River National Wilife & Fish Refuge
    Jeramie Strickland Bio Photo

    Jeramie Strickland, a Wildlife Biologist in the Service’s Midwest Region at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge in Thomson, Illinois, isn’t shy about relaying how his love for the outdoors and nature spared him from an uncertain future.

    Learn more about Jeramie
  • Naomi Nishihara

    Volunteer Intern- University of California, Davis
    Photo of Naomi Nishihara

    Naomi Nishihara is a volunteer intern in the External Affairs division of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. She writes stories about the Service in the Pacific Southwest Region with the primary objective of increasing public awards about the Service’s work and the decisions it makes.

    Learn more about Naomi
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