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OCR Staff

Office: (202) 720-7095
Fax: (202) 720-8077

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Contact Information

Policy Area

Adrienne Wojciechowski,
Assistant Secretary


Appointments and Nominations, Congressional Oversight, Budget

Eric Deeble, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary



Margo Schlanger,
Senior Advisor

Secretary’s DEIA Initiatives

Deputy Secretary’s Equity Commission

Edward Shimkus,
Legislative Advisor


Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

Laura Driscoll,
Legislative Advisor


Farm Service Agency (FSA), Risk Management Agency (RMA), Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

Felix Muniz,
Legislative Advisor


Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Forest Service (FS), Office of the Chief Economist (OCE)

Valerie McMakin,
Senior Legislative Advisor


Rural Development, Agriculture Research Service (ARS), National Institute of Food & Agriculture (NIFA), Economic Research Service (ERS), National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS)

Shawn Campbell,
Legislative Analyst


FPAC, NRE, TFAA, REE Legislative Support

Tracy Fox, RD, MPH 
Detailed Legislative Advisor


Detailed FNS Employee Food and Nutrition Service

Alexander W. Jarin,
Confidential Assistant to the Assistant Secretary


Appointments & Nominations, Administrative and Office Management

Elizabeth Archuleta,


Office of External and Intergovernmental Affairs

Mia Mayberry,
Deputy Director (On Detail to the Office of Administration)


Office of External and Intergovernmental Affairs

Samantha Joseph,
Senior Advisor


Office of External and Intergovernmental Affairs

Jon Hurst,
Special Assistant


Office of External and Intergovernmental Affairs