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OCR Staff

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Interim Areas of Responsibility

Anne Knapke
Deputy Assistant Secretary

anne.knapke@usda.gov

Appointments & Nominations

Congressional Oversight & Budget

Farm Production & Conservation - FPAC

  • Farm Service Agency – FSA
  • Risk Management Agency – RMA
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service – NRCS

Jasmine Dickerson
Legislative Director

jasmine.dickerson@usda.gov

Food, Nutrition & Consumer Services - FNCS

  • Food and Nutrition Service – FNS

Farmers to Families Food Box
Gus Schumacher Nutrition Inceptive Program (GusNIP)

Farm Production & Conservation - FPAC

  • Farm Service Agency – FSA
  • Risk Management Agency – RMA
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service – NRCS

Chris Needham

christopher.m.needham@usda.gov

Natural Resources & Environment - NRE

  • Forest Service - FS

Marketing & Regulatory Programs - MRP

  • Agricultural Marketing Service – AMS
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service - APHIS

Trade & Foreign Agricultural Affairs – TFAA

  • Foreign Agricultural Service – FAS

Valerie McMakin
Legislative Analyst

valerie.mcmakin@usda.gov

Rural Development – RD

  • Rural Business-Cooperative Service – RBS
  • Rural Housing Service – RHS
  • Rural Utilities Service - RUS

Research, Education & Economics - REE

  • Ag Research Service – ARS
  • Nat’l Institute of Food & Ag – NIFA
  • Economic Research Service – ERS
  • Nat’l Ag Statistics Service – NASS

Chris Kidd
Administrative Specialist

chris.kidd@usda.gov

Food Safety - FS

  • Food Safety and Inspection Service - FSIS

Abbey Meller
Confidential Assistant

abbey.meller@usda.gov

Appointments & Nominations