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Civil Rights

Civil Rights Committee for the NRCS in Wisconsin

Civil Rights and EEO Counseling and Mediation

If you believe you have been discriminated against because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), religion, age (if over 40), national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or reprisal for equal employment activities, in an employment matter or in the workplace, and wish to initiate an Equal Employment Opportunity complaint, you must contact your EEO counselor within 45 days of the alleged discriminatory action. Contact USDA-NRCS Civil Rights Employment Division at (301) 504-2182 for assignment of an EEO counselor.

Civil Rights Division
Mail Stop #5472
Beltsville, MD 20705

Wisconsin Civil Rights Committee

Mission:  Dedicated to provide management with counsel to create a positive diverse workforce environment and make NRCS services available to all people.

Vision:  A diverse workforce that, by reflecting the face of Wisconsin, will provide equal opportunity and quality of service to all customers.

 

Members

Chairperson
Sheryl Paczwa, ASTC-Operations
8030 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI  53717
Phone (608) 662-4422 x228 
Jimmy Bramblett, State Conservationist
Equal Opportunity Liaison Office
NRCS State Office
8030 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI  53717
Advisor:  Renae Anderson,
Outreach Coordinator
NRCS State Office
608-662-4422 x 227
Mentoring Coordinator 
Duane Deverney
Appleton Area Office
920-733-1575 x 125
Advisor:  Amy Small
Human Resources Manager
NRCS State Office
608-662-4422 x276
Student Liaison
Betsy Doolittle
Area Resource Conservationist
Appleton Area Office
920-733-1575 x117
All Special Emphasis
Program Managers

 
NRCS National Headquarters, Washington, DC Civil Rights Division

Special Emphasis Programs and Program Managers

Special Emphasis Months

Mentoring Program

Wisconsin NRCS Outreach Efforts

 

Related Links

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
About the EEOC, Facts about Employment Discrimination, Filing a Charge, Enforcement and Litigation, Technical Assistance Program, Related sites.

Office of the U.S. Attorney General, Civil Rights Division
Mission, Special Issues, Speeches, Selected Cases and Briefs, Newsletter, Directory.

USDA Equal Opportunity Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex (including gender identity and expression), marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, genetic information, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (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).