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National Civil Rights Advisory Committee to the Chief
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The 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 that enhances and ensures 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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Cameron Clark
American Indian/Alaska Native Male Rep.
Wyoming
Wynea Buford
Black Female
Oklahoma
Nora De La Rosa
Hispanic Female Rep.
Maryland
 
Carlee Elke
American Indian/Alaska Native Female Rep.
Montana
John Caine
Disability Male Rep.
Wisconsin
Katrina Thompson
White Female Rep.
DC
 
Brenda Ling
Asian Pacific Islander Female Rep.
Wyoming
Cara Clark
Disability Female Rep.
Illinois
   
Sergio Padres
Hispanic Male Rep.
Washington
Sheldon Hightower
Black Male Rep.
Kansas
   
  J.R. Perkins
Asian Pacific Islander Male Rep.
Missouri
   

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.

  • LGBT Male Rep. - Application period TBA.
  • LGBT Female Rep. - Application period TBA.
  • Veteran Male Rep. - Application period TBA.
  • Veteran Female Rep. - Application period TBA.

Awards and Recognition:

  • Awards Criteria (Nominations Due by December 9th)
  • Award Recipients (Forthcoming)
    • Chief's National Civil Rights Award Recipient
    • Chief's Awards for Workforce Diversity

Outreach Success Stories
Coming soon, great stories about NRCS employee outreach efforts going on across the country.

Contact Us:
National Civil Rights Advisory Committee Directory

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