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Michael A. Railling

347 West 12th Street

Cookeville, TN 38501




OBJECTIVE: Seeking a challenging position which will utilize my interests and talents in the areas of fisheries and environmental biology.




 Dedicated individual possessing both lab and field experience in the environmental biology.



1998-2003   Bachelor of Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Science Concentration: Fisheries

                     Minor: Biology

                     Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN 38505


1991-1995      Marshall County High School



Fish Management, Limnology, Biostatistics, Ecology, Botany, Genetics, Invertebrate Zoology, Aquaculture, Systematic Botany, Ichthyology, Phycology, and National Wildlife Policy



Tennessee Technological University Student Fisheries Association

Tennessee Technological University Wildlife Society

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Tennessee Technological University Interfraternity Council, Vice President Risk Management

Structured Athletics for Challenged Children Volunteer

Special Olympics Volunteer





2003     Lab Technician, Pennington & Associates Inc., Responsibilities include

             separating invertebrates from stream samples; constructing substrates used to                                

             collect invertebrate animals and algae; invertebrate collection using D-frame kick

             nets, kick screens, and Hester-Dendy artificial substrates; experience in fisheries

             including, electrofishing and fish identification.             








Representative Leslie Winningham

State Representative 38th Legislative District

36 Legislative Plaza

Nashville, TN 37147

Office 615-741-6852


Home 423-663-3417



Wendell Pennington

Data Manager, Pennington & Associates Inc.

570 East 10th Street

Cookeville, TN 38501

Office 931-526-6038



Don Johnson

Senior Biologist, Pennington & Associates Inc.

570 East 10th Street

Cookeville, TN 38501

Office 931-526-6038

Home 931-268-6216             



S. Bradford Cook, Ph. D.


Department of Biology

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN 38505

Office 931-372-3194