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NCRACC Main Page BannerThe Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) civil rights program encompasses all equal employment opportunity and program delivery-related matters.

The National Civil Rights Advisory Committee to the Chief (NCRACC) is designed to provide management officials and employees with counsel and advice to enhance and ensure compliance with their equal employment opportunity and program delivery responsibilities.

Members of the NCRACC will carry out their responsibilities consistent with USDA policies, procedures, and practices regarding employment and program delivery, which are nondiscriminatory with regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, political beliefs, or because all or a part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program.

The NCRACC provides assistance in the areas of policy formulation, program direction and administration.

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National Civil Rights Advisory Committee to the Chief Members

Astrid Martinez
Co-Chair
Wyoming

Thomas Morgart
Co-Chair
Connecticut

WEST REGION CENTRAL REGION NORTHEAST REGION SOUTHEAST REGION

Amanda Crowe
White Female Representative
Alaska

David Pesicka
American Indian/Alaska Native Male Representative
South Dakota

Shantel King
Black Female Rep.
Maryland

Rafael Vega
Hispanic Male Rep. North Carolina

Becky Ross
LGBTQ+ Rep.
Colorado

Steve Maras
Veteran Male Rep.
South Dakota

Carolyn Miller
NCRACC Administrative Asst.
Connecticut

Trevor Hunt
Black Male Rep.
Tennessee

Ann Cotton
NCRACC Administrative Asst.
Wyoming

Anand Hase
Asian Pacific Islander Male Rep.
Iowa

Suzanne Baker
American Indian/Alaska Native Female Rep.
New York

Morgan Morrissett
Disability Female Rep.
Arkansas

 

Tony Townsend
Disability Male Rep.
Texas

Heath Eisele
White Male Rep.
New York

Nga Watts
Asian Pacific Islander Female Rep.
Florida

 

Laurel Qualy
Hispanic Female Rep.
Wisconsin

 

Jill Binette
Veteran Female Rep.
Florida

     

Liz Crane-Wexler
LGBTQ+ Rep.
Washington DC

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