USDA MISSION AREA CIVIL RIGHTS DIRECTORS

Farm Production and Conservation

Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) is the Department’s focal point for the nation’s farmers and ranchers and other stewards of private agricultural lands and non-industrial private forest lands. FPAC agencies implement programs designed to mitigate the significant risks of farming through crop insurance services, conservation programs and technical assistance, and commodity, lending, and disaster programs.

Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC)
TIFFANY WALLACE

Acting Director, Civil Rights

5601 Sunnyside Ave., Rm. 1-2182C

Mail Stop 5472

Beltsville, MD  20705

Phone:  301-504-2181

Email: tiffany.y.wallace@wdc.usda.gov

 

Risk Management Agency (RMA)
DENA DAVIS

Acting Director, Civil Rights Division

Director, Special Investigations

Room 6603-S

Washington, DC 20250

Phone: (202) 230-1606

Email: dena.davis@rma.usda.gov

 

Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services

Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services works to harness the Nation's agricultural abundance to end hunger and improve health in the United States. Its agencies administer federal domestic nutrition assistance programs and the Center for Nutrition Policy and

Promotion, which links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers through science-based dietary guidance, nutrition policy coordination, and nutrition education.

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP)                                      
Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
ROBERT CONTRERAS

Director, Civil Rights

3101 Park Center Drive, Suite 1200

Alexandria, VA  22302

Phone: (703) 305-2195

Fax: (703) 305-2832

Email: roberto.contreras@fns.usda.gov

 

Food Safety

Food Safety ensures that the Nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and properly labeled, and packaged. This mission area also plays a key role in the President's Council on Food Safety and has been instrumental in coordinating a national food safety strategic plan among various partner agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
ANGELA KELLY

Director, Civil Rights Division

5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm 1-2260

Mail Stop 5261

Beltsville, Maryland 20707

Phone: (301) 504-7755

Fax: (301) 504-7746

Email: angela.kelly@fsis.usda.gov

 

Marketing and Regulatory Programs

Marketing and Regulatory Programs facilitates domestic and international marketing of U.S. agricultural products and ensures the health and care of animals and plants. MRP agencies are active participants in setting national and international standards.

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
CLIFTON GILCHRIST

Director, Civil Rights

Room 1095-S

Washington, DC 20250

Phone: (202) 720-3980

Fax: (202) 690-0476

Email: Clifton.Gilchrist@ams.usda.gov

 

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
MICHON OUBICHON

Director, Office of Civil Rights, Diversity and Inclusion

4700 River Rd., Unit 92

Riverdale, MD

Phone:  MD: (301) 851-2248

DC: (202)799-7012

Sylvia Midgett, APHIS

Program Specialist

Phone: MD: (301) 851-4082; DC: (202) 799-7172

Email: Michon.M.Oubichon@aphis.usda.gov

 

Natural Resources and Environment

Natural Resources and Environment ensures the health of the land through sustainable management. Its agency works to prevent damage to natural resources and the environment, restore the resource base, and promote good land management.

Forest Service (FS)
TED H. GUTMAN

Director, Office of Civil Rights

201 14th St., SW

Mail Stop 1142

Sidney R. Yates Bldg.

Washington, DC 20250

Phone: (202) 205-0827

Fax: (703) 605-5174

Email: theodorehgutman@fs.fed.us

 

Research, Education and Economics

Research, Education and Economics is dedicated to the creation of a safe, sustainable, competitive U.S. food and fiber system, as well as strong communities, families, and youth through integrated research, analysis, and education.

Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
ALAN ROBINSON

Acting Director, Outreach, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity

Room 3913-S

Washington, DC 20250

Phone: (202) 720-6161

Fax: (202) 690-0109

Email: willis.collie@usda.gov

 

Economic Research Service (ERS)
CHRIS HARTLEY

Acting Administrator

(Point of Contact) Civil Rights

1400 Independence Ave., SW

Mail Stop 1800

Washington, DC  20250

Phone: (202) 694-5000

Email: hnorcom@usda.gov

 

National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
JUNE TURNER

Director, Civil Rights

Room 5025-S

Washington, DC 20250

Phone: (202) 720-8257

Fax: (202) 720-9013

Email: june.turner@nass.usda.gov

 

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
BOBBIE MOORE

Director, Civil Rights

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Waterfront Center

800 9th Street SW, Room 1230

Washington, DC 20024

Phone: (202) 720-8070

Email: bobbie.moore@nifa.usda.gov

 

Rural Development

Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America by providing financial programs to support essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service. Rural Development promotes economic development by providing loans to businesses through banks and community-managed lending pools, while also assisting communities to participate in community empowerment programs.

Rural Development
SHARESE PAYLOR

Director, Civil Rights

Room 1348-S

Washington, DC 20250

Phone: (202) 692-0097

Fax: (202) 692-0279

Email: sharese.paylor@wdc.usda.gov

 

Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs

Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs' (TFAA) role is to provide our farmers and ranchers with opportunities to compete in the global marketplace. TFAA is the Department’s lead on trade policy with primary responsibility to ensure USDA speaks with a unified voice on international agriculture issues domestically and abroad. It oversees and facilitates foreign market access and promotes opportunities for U.S. agriculture through various trade programs and high-level government negotiations.

Foreign Agricultural Service
ADRIANO VASQUEZ

Director, Civil Rights

Room 4067-S

Washington, DC 20250

Phone: (202) 720-8907

Fax: (202) 720-2658

Email: Adriano.Vasquez@fas.usda.gov

 

Office of the Chief Finance Officer/National Finance Center
ANITA R. ADKINS

Deputy Director, Civil Rights and Conflict Management Office

13800 Old Gentilly Road

New Orleans, LA 70129

Phone: (504) 426--130

Email: anita.r.adkins@nfc.usda.gov

 

Office of the Inspector General 

To promote effectiveness and integrity in the delivery of USDA agricultural programs.

SONY BROWN

Acting Director, Office of Diversity and Conflict Resolution

100 SW Main Street, Suite 625

Portland, OR  97204

Phone: (503) 347-0065

Email: SONY.BROWN@oig.usda.gov