Central National Technology Support Center USDA NRCS
501 W. Felix St., FWFC, Bldg. 23, Fort Worth, TX 76115
BS in Biology, Youngstown State University, Ohio
Masters of Forestry, Duke University School of Forestry, North Carolina
Society of American Foresters (SAF)
35 years federal government service
Ray has more than 35 years of experience as a forester with NRCS. He is a certified forester. He previously the State forester for NRCS in Nacogdoches, Texas, a position that he has held since 2002 to 2009. He has served in varied positions throughout his career including: forester in Bryan, TX (1989-2002); and forester in Nacogdoches, TX (1984-1989).
Ray provides direct technical assistance, training, and technology transfer in forest management, agroforestry, erosion control and ecological site development to 15 Central National Technical Support Center states and conservation partners.