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Federal Women's Program (FWP)

Program Objectives

  • To assure equal opportunity in NRCS employment and program delivery while maintaining a positive and productive workforce.
  • To enhance employment opportunities for employees and applicants.
  • To recognize and apply effective outreach methods for recruitment and exposure of youth to natural resource activities.
  • To address current issues of importance to employees in today's changing world.
  • To advance program recognition through positive and proactive awareness efforts.
  • To increase communication opportunities among all levels of organizational operations in support of FWP activities.
  • To eliminate barriers, customs, and attitudes that hinder employees from moving into certain occupations and high level positions.
  • To eliminate sexual harassment in the work environment.
  • To encourage the participation of minorities in all NRCS sponsored programs and activities.
South Dakota's Federal Women's Program Manager
Name Position Phone Email
Lynsee Planting District Conservationist, Madison Field Office 605-256-2094

For more information about the FWP click on the following options:

The following documents require Microsoft Word.

Family Friendly Leave Act Fact Sheet (DOCX; 22 KB)
FWP Fact Sheet (DOC; 42 KB)
Mentoring Program (DOC; 152 KB)
Mentoring Expectations (DOC; 28.0 KB)
2010 Plan of Operations (DOC; 84 KB)
Thank You Certificate Cover Letter (DOC; 56.0 KB)
Thank You Certificate (DOC; 21.0 KB)
Child Care Options in Travel Status (DOC; 545 KB)
FWP Bylaws (PDF; 281 KB)
Mentoring Information Guide - May 2008 (DOC; 76.0 KB)