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OASCR Leadership

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (OASCR) provides overall leadership, coordination, and direction for USDA's civil rights programs, including matters related to program delivery, compliance and equal employment opportunity. Meet the leadership staff that is at the forefront of these activities.

 

 
Monica Armster Rainge

Monica Armster Rainge

DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CIVIL RIGHTS

Monica Armster Rainge was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. More...

 

 

 

Theodore Gutman

CHIEF OF STAFF FOR CIVIL RIGHTS

Theodore (Ted) H. Gutman is a civil rights advocate and professional with more than 24 years’ experience in the public and private sectors. As the National Civil Rights Director for USDA’s Forest Service, Ted led a visionary program inspiring everyone to belong. More...

 

 

 

Winona Lake Scott

Associate Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

Winona Lake Scott began her tenure as Associate Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in December 28, 2013. More...