Freda came into the Federal Government as a High School, Stay in School Student. She started working for the House and Urban Development (HUD) in 1975 as a Summer Aide. After Graduating from High School she attended the University of the District of Columbia in Washington, DC, in which she received an Associate Degree in Computer Science and Technology, while still at the same time was working part-time with the USDA Federal Crop Insurance Corporation from 1977 until 1981.
While continuing to work at USDA, she worked full-time with the Office of the General Counsel (Foreign Agriculture & Commodity Stabilization Division, from 1981 until 1985. Once Freda finished college she became a full time Secretary for the Office of Grants and Program System (Competitive Research Grants) from 1985 until 1990.
From 1990 to present, she has served in the capacity as Secretary, Program Assistant, and Office Assistant in various offices within SCS/NRCS. Freda gained a wealth of experience in Administrative Concepts and Practices through her job experiences as Secretary for the Conservation Engineering Division (CED), and Program Assistant to the National Water and Climate Center (NWCC), now presently working with the West National Technology Support Center (Beltsville, MD East).
During Freda’s career she gained extensive knowledge by attending various training courses and self-development conferences. Presently Freda has 30 years of service in the Federal Government.
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