Staff - Suzie Rizor

Suzie Rizor is a biologist and has more than 15 years of experience, with 11 years in the mid-Columbia River basin.  Ms. Rizor has assisted in the management of large scale acoustic telemetry studies to assess downstream migration, timing, and distribution of juvenile salmon and steelhead as it is related to hydroelectric projects. Ms. Rizor was Project Lead in oversight for all aspects of study design, implementation, data analysis and reporting for gatewell escapement evaluations at the Priest Rapids Project. She has also conducted various sampling efficiency studies to assess the status and distribution of bull trout and other salmonids. Ms. Rizor spent three years working for the National Wildlife Research Center where she led field and pen studies focused on animal damage management. Ms. Rizor has biotelmetry experience that includes PIT, radio and hydroacoustic technologies. She has experience working with large datasets and QAQC procedures to ensure accuracy of data for analysis. She has conducted spatial and behavioral analysis and is proficient with ArcGIS, SigmaPlot, MARK, MS Excel and Access. Ms. Rizor also has experience in report and proposal writing as well as presenting at professional conferences. (HSE) plans

Ms. Rizor completed a BS in Biology from Eastern Oregon University in 2000.