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Deborah Aseltine Neilson

Position: Board Director - Secretary
Appointing Authority: Yuba County Board of Supervisors

Brief Biography


1977.                   B.A., Biology (Marine Science emphasis). UC Santa Barbara.

1982.                   M.S., Zoology (Marine Science emphasis). Ohio State University.


Work Experience Overview:

Deborah worked as a marine biologist for nearly 40 years for both public agencies and private companies. Her responsibilities included: strategic planning; project implementation and management; contract oversight; data collection and analysis; technical writing; presentations at conferences and meetings; and state agency representative for various working groups. She recently retired from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Current Assignment (apart from the YCRCD):

Deborah currently is volunteering with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region.