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North Carolina State Office

4407 Bland Road Suite 205
Raleigh, NC 27609
Mailing Address
4407 Bland Road Suite 205
Raleigh, NC 27609
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Through a network of local field offices, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in North Carolina helps private landowners protect and enhance natural resources.

Welcome to NRCS in North Carolina!

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Timothy Beard, State Conservationist

North Carolina NRCS, led by our State Conservationist and our State Leadership Team, serves diverse agricultural needs through three area offices and 18 team offices. We provide voluntary, cost-effective program and technical assistance to landowners to conserve, protect and improve soil, water, air, plants and animals. In doing so, we enable farmers and landowners to better steward and manage their property and remain economically viable.









Administrative map outlining the three areas and their respective teams in North Carolina

To find contact information for one of our many service centers, please use the locator tool below.

Service Center Locator

State Leadership

Name Position Phone Number Email
Tim Beard
State Conservationist
Twanda Smith
Executive Assistant to the State Conservationist
Rebecca (Kim) Poteat
State Conservationist for Management & Strategy
Julius George
Assistant State Conservationist, Programs
Heather Hinson
State Resource Conservationist
Dr. Jim Kjelgaard
State Conservation, Engineer
Michael Jones
State Soil Scientist
Joshua Hammond
State Public Affairs Specialist
Vacant, direct inquiries to Julius George, or Joshua Hammond
State Outreach Coordinator
Management & Strategy
Name Position Phone Number Email
Rebecca (Kim) Poteat
Financial Resources Specialist
Channa Proctor
Management Analyst
Starline Rivera
Business Services Specialist
Diana Irizarry
Program Analyst
Name Position Phone Number Email
Sharon Anderson
Administrative Assistant
Terry Foreman
Management and Program Analyst
Brandon King
State Program Specialist
Brian Loadholt
Easement Coordinator
Jeb Minarik
Resource Conservationist
Jessica Schmelz
Resource Conservationist
Gavin Thompson
State Programs Specialist
Name Position Phone Number Email
Zachary Bulter
Sherri Krueger
Administrative Specialist
Aaron Shwarts
Agriculture Engineer
Mary Waligora
Assistant State Conservation Engineer
Ecological Sciences
Name Position Phone Number Email
Robert D (Bob) Abell Jr
Cartographic Technician
Shawanda Kennedy
Administrative Assistant
Donald (Don) Barker
State Biologist
Amy Buchanan
Business Tools Coordinator
Matt Harrup
State Archeologist
Robert E. Horton Jr.
Resource Conservationist
Matthew Kinane
State Compliance Specialist
Ami Mineta
Soil Conservationist
Bill Moss
State Grazing Specialist
James Rodriguez
State Conservation Agronomist
Joshua Spencer
State Water Quality Specialist
Roger Toledo
Conservation Planning Specialist
Name Position Phone Number Email
Ryan Janway
Natural Resource Conservationist
Danielle Smith
Resource Soil Scientist
Kaitlyn Markey
Soil Scientist
Kristin May
Resource Soil Scientist
Richard B (Barry) Ward
Resource Soil Scientist
William (Matthew) Wescott
Resource Soil Scientist