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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.

NRCS Regional Boundaries Map

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Astrid Martinez
Co-Chair
Wyoming
Craig Derickson
Co-Chair
Nebraska
Shantel King
Black Female Rep.
Maryland
Cameron Clark
American Indian/Alaska Native Male Rep.
Virginia
Becky Ross
LGBTQ+ Rep.
Colorado
Tracy Dove
White Female Rep.
North Dakota
Ramon Ortiz
Hispanic Male Rep.
Maryland
Trevor Hunt
Black Male Rep.
Tennessee
  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
  Steve Maras
Veteran Male Rep.
South Dakota
  Liz Crane-Wexler
LGBTQ+ Rep.
Washington DC


Meet the Committee
Learn more about your National Civil Rights Advisory Committee to the Chief.

NCRACC Current Vacant Positions:
NRCS employees may apply for any of the following positions. A link will be provided for vacant positions as the application period becomes available.

  • Asian Female Representative position is currently vacant. Application will be forthcoming at a later date.

Interested in applying?

Awards and Recognition:

Publications:

  • Who We Are - What We Do Factsheet (PDF) Coming soon.

Outreach Success Stories:
Great stories about NRCS employee outreach efforts going on across the country.

Contact Us:
National Civil Rights Advisory Committee Directory

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