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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Heather Kearney

Germplasm Program Assistant


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Susan Siev

 Susan Siev


Germplasm Program Assistant




Susan currently performs front office duties; works with the Unit Secretary to support purchasing activities, works with the Program Manager to support hiring and retention of student employees at NCRPIS, enters passport data into GRIN, maintains and updates safety training records of staff and students. Susan is preparing to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to assist the Unit Secretary with Timekeeping, assist GPA with processing germplasm requests, and support curatorial staff with ongoing activities and special projects.

Special Interests:

Susan will focus on support for purchasing and administrative activities with the goal of timely and efficient response to the supply needs of the Station, and being in compliance with all regulations and procedures.


 ACAccounting Certificate, 2005.
BFABachelor of Fine Arts, Painting/Drawing, 1974.

Employment History:


Germplasm Program Assistant, PIRU, USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa.

 2005-2010:ISU Seed Testing Laboratory, Customer Care Specialist, Ames, IA. 
 1997-2003:Ames Community School District, Educational Assistant, Ames, IA



Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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