Cindy Fitzgerald is a Database Manager with 16 years of experience, over half of which has been involved in biotelemetry evaluations of downstream migrations at hydropower dams on the mid-Columbia and Snake rivers. She also has two years of experience related to white sturgeon behavior near hydropower facilities.
Ms. Fitzgerald has been responsible for database design and programming, software development and analysis, and managing information technology systems as it relates to project objectives. Her areas of expertise include quality control and assurance of large fisheries data sets (PIT, radio, acoustic and DIDSON) through Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Access and summarized data analysis reports. Ms. Fitzgerald also provides an enhanced user experience with data entry, querying, reporting, and automated processes accessible to biologists and clients. She also includes database designs that provide readily accessible information on survival and behavior when analyzed with environmental, operational, and structural factors at hydroelectric facilities.
Ms. Fitzgerald completed a BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington in 1989 and achieved a certificate of Computer Information Systems in Programming from the North Seattle Community College in 1997.