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Georgia's Civil Rights Program


To facilitate the fair and equitable treatment of NRCS customers and employees while ensuring the successful delivery of the Civil Rights programs and activities in Georgia


To promote harmony and diversity for one Georgia

We Want To Hear Your Ideas And Concerns !!

You can send your ideas and concerns to the Georgia Civil Rights Committee by by using this link. All issues raised will be brought before the Committee and the State Conservationist for discussion and appropriate action.

Note: If you do not use your name in the email then we may not respond to you personally because your message will come to us anonymously.

Anonymous E-Mail

Disclaimer: All anonymous e-mails are routed through the Georgia Civil Rights Vice Chairperson to the Civil Rights Committee Chairperson.

You may also send an e-mail to the Civil Rights Committee if you have concerns that you would like a reply to.

Civil Rights E-Mail

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Civil Rights Advisory Committee

State Office Deputy EEO Officer 

Civil Rights Advisory Committee Chair

Terrance O. Rudolph Jerome Brown
Robert G. Stephens Federal Bldg.  USDA Service Center
355 E. Hancock Ave. 750 S. Perry Street, Suite 410
Athens, GA 30601-2769 Lawrenceville, GA 30045-4828
Fax: (855) 417-8490 Fax: (855) 566-3558
Phone: (706) 546-2272 Phone: (770) 963-9288, ext 3

Civil Rights Advisory Council Members        

Terrance O. Rudolph, State Office Deputy Equal Opportunity Officer
Jerome Brown, Chairman
Chelsea Cutler, Vice Chairman
Vacant, Secretary

Special Emphasis Program Managers

Ron Morton, American Indian/Alaskan Native Emphasis Program Manager
Jazmond Carter, Asian American/Pacific Islander Emphasis Program Manager
Vontice Jackson, Black Emphasis Program Manager
Sharon Holbrooks, Federal Women Emphasis Program Manager
Paul Long, Hispanic Emphasis Program Manager
Wanda Wetlesen-Shepherd, Veterans Special Emphasis Program Manager
Mark Hall, Disability Special Emphasis Program Manager
Mike Watson, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Special Emphasis Program Manager
Tillery Bullock, State Office Representative
Dulcy Longino, Area 1 Representative
Chelsea Cutler, Area 2 Representative
Stacey Mathews, Area 3 Representative
Kevin Hill, Area 4 Representative


Tansel Hudson, Assistant State Conservationist - Partners

Special Advisors

Karla Martin, 1890 Liaison
Daniel Westcot, Outreach Coordinator/USDA StrikeForce
Debbie Henry, American Indian Liaison

Civil Rights Posters and Bulletin Board Materials

More Information

Calendar of Events
What are Special Emphasis Programs?
Georgia Civil Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes

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Georgia Civil Rights Advisory Committee 2016 Plan of Work
Georgia NRCS Outreach Plan FY 2014
Georgia Civil Rights Advisory Committee Bylaws 
Southeast American Indian Workgroup Plan

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