The purpose of this program is to provide focus on issues such as equal program delivery, employment, promotion, training and career enhancement affecting LGBT employees and program applicants at NRCS.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Special Emphasis Program Manager works toward the commitment that diversity, including LGBT diversity, will be celebrated, recognized and be part of the NRCS experience.
The program seeks to:
Make people comfortable with diversity
Identify barriers or biases regarding diversity
Seeks to challenge old belief systems
Provide knowledge, wisdom and understanding regarding diversity
Resolve and prevent conflicts
Terri Odekirk, LGBT Special Emphasis Program Manager
E-mail: Terri Odekirk