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Public Affairs

Public Affairs Roles & Responsibilities

The NRCS Public Affairs office in Davis provides leadership and products to support agency outreach to the public and the media.

Mission

Through products, training, and consultation, the public affairs team informs, educates, coordinates, and communicates with the media and targeted audiences, to achieve understanding, acceptance and support of NRCS programs.

Some of our activities include:

  • Researching and producing news releases, brochures, briefing papers, background information, videos, slideshows, displays and other materials to assist public understanding of conservation programs and activities.
  • Developing and coordinating communications planning for programs and projects.
  • Developing conservation outreach materials that employees can use to serve targeted groups.
  • Working with conservation officials and partners to coordinate and implement public forums, meetings, press conferences, conservation tours and other events.

Public Affairs Staff

 
Name Title Phone Number Email Address
Anita Brown Public Affairs Director (Davis) (530) 792-5644 Anita.Brown@ca.usda.gov
Jonathan Groveman Public Affairs Specialist (Davis) (530) 792-5692 Jonathan.Groveman@ca.usda.gov
Jim Cairns Public Affairs Specialist (Davis) (530) 792-5693 Jim.Cairns@ca.usda.gov
Dave Sanden Public Affairs Specialist (Red Bluff) (530) 527-2667, ex. 107 David.Sanden@ca.usda.gov