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Dana Trimble [She/Her]
Human Resources Generalist & Diversity Officer

Professional Interests

Ms. Dana L. Trimbleis a Human Resources Generalist and DRI’s Diversity Officer. Sheprovides employment and administrative services with our faculty and postdoc recruitment process, candidate sourcing, position advertisements, applicant tracking, relocation, and other NNSC customer service regarding employment and recruitment. As Diversity Officer, she working closely with the Human Resources Office to enhance recruitment and retention efforts in order to reach a wider audience and expand the talent pool. Dana also serves as DRIs representative for NSHEs Inclusion Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility Council (IDEA), which works to support diversity throughout the system. Ms. Trimble also serves as DRI’s Affirmative Action Officer.

Dana was previouslyan Associate Research Scientist for the Division of Hydrological and Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at DRI. She served as project manager and lab manager for several large projects. She has experience with data validation and reporting, proposal development and submittals, and standard operating procedure development.She has over 28 years of experience in managing project and laboratory operations, as well as database administration.

Additionally, she has served as DRI Faculty Senate Chair and Chair of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Council of Chairs.

Research Areas/Expertise

  • Human Resources
  • Diversity
  • Project management
  • Biology
  • Air Quality

Education

Degree Year Institution Area
B.S. 1994 University of Nevada, Reno Biology

M.S. 2019 University of Nebraska, Kearney Biology

Keywords

Human Resources, Recruit, Diversity, Inclusion, Careers, Biology

 

Program(s)

 

Publications
2018
Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Green, M. C., Wang, X., Chen, L.-W.A., Trimble, D. L., Cropper, P. M., Kohl, S. D., Gronstal, S. B. (2018). Separation of brown carbon from black carbon for IMPROVE and Chemical Speciation Network PM2.5 samples, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 68 (5), 494-510, 10.1080/10962247.2018.1426653

2015
Chow, J. C., Wang, X., Sumlin, B. J., Gronstal, S. B., Chen, L.-W.A., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D., Mayorga, S. R., Riggio, G. M., Hurbain, P. R., Johnson, M. M., Zimmermann, R., Watson, J. G. (2015). Optical Calibration and Equivalence of a Multiwavelength Thermal/Optical Carbon Analyzer, Aerosol Air Qual. Res., 15, 1145-1159

2011
Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Robles, J. A., Wang, X., Chen, L.-W.A., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D., Tropp, R. J., Fung, K. (2011). Quality assurance and quality control for thermal/optical analysis of aerosol samples for organic and elemental carbon, Anal.Bioanal.Chem., 3141-3152

2008
Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Chen, L.-W.A., Trimble, D. L., Ho, S.S.H., Veropoulos, K. (2008). Methods to assess carbonaceous aerosol sampling artifacts for IMPROVE and other long-term networks, Desert Research Institute

Watson, J. G., Chow, J. C., Chen, L.-W.A., DuBois, D. W., Kohl, S. D., Trimble, D. L. (2008). Monitoring and data analysis for the Minnesota Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) Study, Desert Research Institute

2007
Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Chen, L.-W.A., Chang, M., Robinson, N. F., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D. (2007). The IMPROVE: A temperature protocol for thermal/optical carbon analysis: Maintaining consistency with a long-term database, J.Air Waste Manage.Assoc., 57, 1014-1023

2006
Park, K., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Trimble, D. L., Doraiswamy, P., Arnott, W. P., Stroud, K., Bowers, K., Bode, R., Petzold, A., Hansen, A. (2006). Comparison of continuous and filter-based carbon measurements at the Fresno Supersite, J.Air Waste Manage.Assoc., 56, 474-491

Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Doraiswamy, P., Chen, L.-W.A., Sodeman, D. A., Ho, S.S.H., Kohl, S. D., Trimble, D. L., Voepel, H. E., Fung, K. K. (2006). Climate Change — Characterization of Black Carbon and Organic Carbon Air Pollution Emissions and Evaluation of Measurement Methods. Phase I: Method Intercomparison; Volume I: Interim Report, July 11, 2006, Prepared for The California Air Resources Board and the California Environmental Protection Agency

2005
Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Chen, L.-W.A., Paredes-Miranda, G., Chang, M., Trimble, D. L., Fung, K. K., Zhang, H., Yu, J. (2005). Interactive comment on “refining temperature measures in thermal/optical analysis”, Atmos Chem and Physics Discuss Suppl, 5, S1-S6

Chow, J. C., Chen, L.-W.A., Lowenthal, D. H., Doraiswamy, P., Park, K., Kohl, S. D., Trimble, D. L., Watson, J. G. (2005). California Regional PM10/PM2.5 Air Quality Study (CRPAQS) – Initial data analysis of field program measurements, Desert Research Institute

Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Chen, L.-W.A., Paredes-Miranda, G., Chang, M., Trimble, D. L., Fung, K., Zhang, H., Yu, J. (2005). Refining temperature measures in thermal/optical carbon analysis, Atmos.Chem.Phys., 5, 2961-2972

Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Chen, L.-W.A., Paredes-Miranda, G., Chang, M., Trimble, D. L., Fung, K., Zhang, J., Yu, J. (2005). Interactive comment on “Refining temperature measures in thermal/optical carbon analysis”, Atmos.Chem.Phys.Discuss., 5, S1-S6

2004
Kuhns, H. D., Chang, M., Chow, J. C., Etyemezian, V. R., Chen, L.-W.A., Nussbaum, N., Nathagoundenpalayam, S., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D., MacLaren, M., Abu-Allaban, M., Gillies, J. A., Gertler, A. W. (2004). DRI Lake Tahoe Source Characterization Study, Desert Research Institute: Reno, NV

Conference Proceedings
2019
Green, M. C., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Trimble, D. L., Amin, V. R. (2019). Update of IMPROVE Carbon Analysis, IMPROVE Steering Committee Meeting: Petaluma, CA, October 22, 2019

2017
Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Trimble, D. L., Gronstal, S. B., Cropper, P. M. (2017). Update of IMPROVE Carbon Analysis: Ely, MN

2016
Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Cropper, P. M., Wang, X., Kohl, S. D., Trimble, D. L. (2016). More Complete Analysis of IMPROVE Samples for Visibility and Source Apportionment Studies, Atmospheric Optics: Aerosols, Visibility, and the Radiative Balance, A&WMA Visibility Specialty Conference: Snow King Hotel, Jackson Hole, WY, September 27, 2016-September 30, 2016

Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D., Gronstal, S. B. (2016). Update of IMPROVE Carbon Analysis, 2016 IMPROVE Steering Committee Meeting: Santa Fe, NM, November 1, 2016-November 2, 2016

2015
Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D. (2015). Update of IMPROVE Carbon Analysis, 2015 IMPROVE Steering Committee Meeting: Grand Canyon, AZ, November 3, 2015

Watson, J. G., Chow, J. C., Wang, X., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D. (2015). Temperature Calibration of Thermal/Optical Carbon Analyzer, IMPROVE Steering Committee Meeting: Grand Canyon, AZ

2014
Tropp, R. J., Trimble, D. L., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G. (2014). Determining the Causes of Filter Color variation after IMPROVE – A Carbon Analysis, Paper #33577 in Proceedings of the Air & Waste Management Association: Long Beach, CA, June 24, 2014

Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D., Chen, L.-W.A. (2014). IMPROVE Carbon Analysis, The IMPROVE Steering Committee Meeting: Cape Romain NWR, SC, October 15, 2014

Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Trimble, D. L., Kohl, S. D., Sumlin, B. J., Gronstal, S. B., Mayorga, S. R., Chen, L.-W.A. (2014). Equivalence in OC and EC between Single- and Multi-wavelength Carbon Analyzers, The IMPROVE Steering Committee Meeting: Cape Romain, NWR, SC, October 15, 2014

Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Kohl, S. D., Sumlin, B. J., Gronstal, S. B., Mayorga, S. R., Chen, L.-W.A., Trimble, D. L. (2014). DRI Model 2015 Thermal/Optical Carbon Analyzer, Desert Research Institute: Reno, NV, October 28, 2014

Sumlin, B. J., Chow, J. C., Watson, J. G., Wang, X., Gronstal, S. B., Chen, L.-W.A., Trimble, D. L. (2014). Development of a Thermal/Optical Carbon Analyzer with Multiple-Wavelength Capabilities, Proceedings of the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, December 15, 2014

2012
Chow, J. C., Wang, X., Trimble, D. L., Robles, J. A., Chen, L.-W.A., Watson, J. G. (2012). IMPROVE Carbon Analysis, Presentation at IMPROVE Steering Committee Meeting: Incline Village, NV, October 23, 2012