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Religious Accommodation Coordinators

Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNCS)

Religious Accommodations Program Manager - FNCS
Email: sheila.kopczynski@usda.gov

Agency within this Mission Area: Food and Nutrition Service

Farm Production and Conservation Business Center (FPAC)

Religious Accommodations Program Manager - FPAC
Email: latasha.berry@usda.gov

Agencies within this Mission Area: Farm Service Agency, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Risk Management Agency

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

Religious Accommodations Program Manager - FSIS
Email: ReasonableAccommodations@usda.gov
Phone Number: (202) 692-4223

Agency within this Mission Area: Food Safety and Inspection Service

Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP)

Religious Accommodations Program Manager - AMS
Email: RARequest@usda.gov
Phone Number: 888-454-7914

Religious Accommodations Program Manager - APHIS
Email: RARequest@usda.gov
Phone Number: (301) 851-2936

Agencies within this Mission Area: Agricultural Marketing Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Rural Development (RD)

Religious Accommodations Program Manager - RD
Email: SM.RD.STL.ReasonableAccommodation@usda.gov
Phone Number: (314) 457-5543

Agency within this Mission Area: Rural Development

Research, Education and Economics (REE)

Joseph McCleary
Religious Accommodation Program Manager
Email: REEaccommodations@usda.gov
Phone Number: 301-602-2079

Agencies within this Mission Area: Agricultural Research Service, Economic Research Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service, and National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Natural Resources and Environment (NRE)

Varies by Region. For more information, see the following page: HRM: Submitting Requests for Religious Accommodation

Agency within this Mission Area: Forest Service

Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs (TFAA)

Religious Accommodations Coordinator - FAS
Email: FAS-ReasonableAccommodation@usda.gov

Agency within this Mission Area: Foreign Agricultural Service

Staff Offices/Departmental Management

Robert Whittington
Religious Accommodation Program Manager
Email: robert.whittington@usda.gov
Phone Number: (202) 720-8629

Request for a Religious Exception to the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement (PDF, 251 KB)