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State Office Contacts

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.

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
Odessa Armstrong
Assistant State Conservationist for Management & Strategy
Julius George
Assistant State Conservationist, Programs
Ruben Torres
State Resource Conservationist
Dr. Jim Kjelgaard
State Conservation, Engineer
Michael Jones
State Soil Scientist
Joshua Hammond
State Public Affairs Specialist
Diana Irizzary
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
Name Position Phone Number Email
Terry Foreman
Management and Program Analyst
Brian Loadholt
Easement Coordinator
Jeb Minarik
Resource Conservationist
Jessica Schmelz
Programs Specialist
Magdalena (Maggie) Whitaker
Name Position Phone Number Email
Sherri Krueger
Administrative Specialist
Mary Waligora
Assistant State Conservation Engineer
Maria Pittsinger
Civil Engineer
Aaron Shwarts
Agriculture Engineer
Zachary Bulter
Ecological Sciences
Name Position Phone Number Email
Robert D (Bob) Abell Jr
Cartographic Technician
Sharon Anderson
Administrative Assistant
Donald (Don) Barker
State Biologist
Roger Toledo
Conservation Planning Specialist
Jim Errante
Cultural Resource Specialist
Robert E. Horton Jr.
Resource Conservationist
Ami Mineta
Soil Conservationist
Joshua Spencer
State Water Quality Specialist
Bill Moss
State Grazing Specialist
James Rodriguez
State Conservation Agronomist
Matthew Kinane
State Compliance Specialist
Name Position Phone Number Email
Kaitlyn Markey (Edenton Field Office)
Soil Scientist
Kristin May (Salisbury Field Office)
Resource Soil Scientist
Laura Muzzy
Resource Soil Scientist
Ryan Janway
Natural Resource Conservationist
Richard B (Barry) Ward (Fayetteville Field Office)
Resource Soil Scientist