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Caribbean Area State Office

654 Munoz Rivera Ave.
Suite 604
San Juan, PR 00918
Mailing Address
654 Munoz Rivera Ave.
Suite 604
San Juan, PR 00918
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NRCS Caribbean Area State Office Staff Directory

Welcome to NRCS in the Caribbean Area! ¡Bienvenido a NRCS Área del Caribe!

Luis Cruz Arroyo

Luis Cruz Arroyo, Director

NRCS Caribbean Area, led by our Director and our State Leadership Team, serves diverse agricultural needs through our State Office, in Puerto Rico, and our 8 Field Offices, with 1 in St. Croix and 7 in Puerto Rico.

We work hand-in-hand with the people of the islands of Puerto Rico, Culebra, Vieques, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Water Island and over 50 smaller islands and cays, as well as our eight conservation districts to improve and protect our soil, water, air, plants, animals, energy and ecosystems.



Employee Directory

Name Position Phone Number Email
Javier Cruz
Assistant State Conservationist for Programs
Ecological Sciences
Name Position Phone Number Email
Mario Rodríguez
State Resource Conservationist
Francisco Rivera
Agroforestry/ Grassland Management Specialist
Marinés Colón-Gonzalez
Name Position Phone Number Email
Yilia Baucage-Bou
State Conservation Engineer
Lisbeth San Miguel-Rivera, PhD
EWP Coordinator
Name Position Phone Number Email
Manuel Matos
State Soil Scientist
Jacqueline Vega-Pérez
Resource Soil Scientist
Management & Strategy
Name Position Phone Number Email
Ricardo J. Colon
Assistant State Conservationist for Management & Strategy
Orlando Negrón
Financial Resources Specialist
Field Operations
Name Position Phone Number Email
Frank Velazquez
Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations
Arecibo Field Office
Caguas Field Office
Corozal Field Office
Juana Diaz Field Office
Mayaguez Field Office
San Sebastian Field Office
U.S. Virgin Islands Field Office
Utuado Field Office