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New Leadership at the Helm of Georgia Natural Resources Conservation Service

Chris Groskreutz
(706) 546-2069

Release No.: 000016.14

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ATHENS, GA, July 11, 2014 – Acting State Conservationist Tansel Hudson would like to announce the arrival of the Georgia Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) new State Conservationist, Terrance Rudolph and Assistant State Conservationist for Programs Katura Wright. Rudolph’s first day in the office will be Monday, July 14, 2014. Wright arrived June 30.

“The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission looks forward to continuing our strong soil and water conservation partnership with the USDA-NRCS and its new Georgia leadership team members Terrance Rudolph and Katura Wright,” said Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission Executive Director, Brent Dykes.

Rudolph comes from Knoxville, TN where he served as area conservationist with the NRCS. He started with NRCS July 1996, after graduating from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. He has held positions in Lansing, MI; West Burlington, IA; Beloit, WI; Madison, WI; Huntsville, AL and Knoxville, TN. He previously served as the North Carolina acting state conservationist.

Wright is returning to Georgia after a 13 year absence. She grew up in Georgia and recently transferred from Columbia, MO where she most recently served as assistant state conservationist for programs with the NRCS. She started working as a student trainee in the Brunswick and Nashville Field Office for the NRCS. She graduated from Fort Valley State University with a degree in plant science in 1998. She has held positions in Commerce and Hartwell, GA; Gulfport and Jackson, MS; Vermont, Florida and Columbia, MO.


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