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Alaska Civil Rights Committee

NRCS Alaska is a positive, diverse, and inclusive work environment for internal agency and external customers.

Objective 1: Increase awareness of Civil Rights Advisory Commitee / Special Emphasis Program Manager roles and responsibilities within NRCS.

Objective 2: Help ensure that NRCS assistance is accessible to all landowners and that our work environment is inclusive and constructive.

Key Contacts for Alaska's Civil Rights Committee

Civil Rights Advisory Committee Representatives
Name Position Phone Number Email
Jay Larson
Lillian (April) Moore
Administrative Assistant
Cassie Storms
Human Resources Representative
Special Emphasis Program Managers (SEPM)
Name Position Phone Number Email
Ryan Maroney
American Indian / Alaska Native SEPM
Pam Collier
Veterans SEPM
Craig Sanders
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander SEPM
Emily MacDonald
Federal Women's SEPM
Denise Miller
Disabilities SEPM
Len LaForest
Black SEPM
Samia Savell
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning SEPM
Meg Mueller
Hispanic SEPM

NRCS employees and applicants for employment who feel they have been discriminated against should contact:

USDA-NRCS Office of Civil Rights
5601 Sunnyside Avenue – Mail Stop #5472
Beltsville, MS 20705
Phone: (301) 504-2181 Fax: (301) 504-2175

An EEO Counselor/Mediator will be assigned by Director of the Office of Civil Rights.



The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individuals income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)