NRCS Civil Rights Program in North Dakota
In North Dakota, the Natural Resources Conservation Service staff works closely with USDA Service Center partners and other organizations to provide equitable service to all customers and potential customers, and to provide equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.
ND Civil Rights Advisor
Todd Hagel, Assistant State Conservationist (Water Resources), is our Civil Rights/EEO Liaison Officer. He can be reached at (701) 530-2004.
A guiding force promoting civil rights as essential to a quality work environment and program delivery.
To serve as a communication network to promote and enhance civil rights opportunities in North Dakota and provide recommendations and counsel to the State conservationist.
Civil Rights Materials
The following documents may require Adobe Acrobat.
Civil Rights Brochure (PDF; 408 KB)
Civil Rights Posters and Bulletin Board Materials
Link to National Site
- September 15 - October 15 - National Hispanic Heritage Month
- January - Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (3rd Monday)
- February - Black History Month
- March - Women's History Month
- April - National Volunteer Week (3rd week)
- April - Take "Your Child to Work" Day (4th Thursday)
- May - National Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
- June - LGBT Pride Month
- August 26 - Women's Equality Day
- October - Disability Employment Awareness Month
- November - Native American History Month
North Dakota NRCS Civil Rights Committee Members
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Special Emphasis Program Managers
- American Indian/ Alaska Native Emphasis Program: Pam Walter, Cando FO, 701.968.4457 x118
- Asian American/Pacific Islander Emphasis Program: Andy Jewett, Cooperstown FO, 701.797.2240 x 101
- Black Emphasis Program: Andy Jewett, Cooperstown FO, 701.797.2240 x 101
- Disability Emphasis Program: Brandon Kottke, Carrington FO, 701.652.2551 x101
- Federal Women's Program: DeAnn Galde, Lakota FO, 701.247.2514 x110
- Hispanic Emphasis Program: Roberto Luciano, Garrison FO, 701.463.2581 x244
- Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender Program: Karyn Neve, Minnewaukan FO, 701-473-5324 x101
- Veterans Emphasis Program: Brandon Kottke, Carrington FO, 701.652.2551 x101
Equal Opportunity Statement
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because of all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD).
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC, 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.