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USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
John Hanson Business Center
339 Busch's Frontage Road, Suite 301
Annapolis, MD  21409-5543

Phone:  410-757-0861
FAX:      855-432-9027

Maryland State Office  Employee Directory

State Conservationist Staff

Rob McAfee

Terron L. Hillsman, Ph.D.

Acting State Conservationist

On detail to NHQ

410-757-0861

Nora De La Rosa`

Executive Assistant

443-482-2907 (W)
443-534-0955 (C)

 

Buddy Bowling

Outreach Coordinator

443-482-2903 (W)
301-974-9455 (C)

Management & Strategy

Wendy Smith


Odessa Armstrong


Acting Assistant State Conservationist for
Management & Strategy

On leave

443-482-2938 (W)
 
Laura Eddy M&S Pathways Intern 443-482-2922
Marie Monn Financial Resources Specialist 443-482-2924
Darwin Arceo Business Service Specialist 443-482-2935

Field Operations

Ramon Ortiz


Rob McAfee

Acting Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations

On detail as Acting State Conservationist

443-482-2962 (W)
443-927-6074 (C)

443-482-2953 (W)

443-205-9763 (C)

Linda Saunders

Administrative Assistant
for Field Operations and Programs

443-482-2901

Programs

Jackie Byam

Assistant State Conservationist for Programs

443-482-2927 (W)
443-477-1228 (C)

Tiffany Davis

Farm Bill Program Specialist (Easements)
ACEP, FRPP, WRP, GRP

443-482-2960 (W)
443-477-1227 (C)

Mikel Williams

Farm Bill Program Specialist
EQIP, CCPI, CIG

443-482-2923 (W)
443-569-2063 (C)

Carol Rivera

Farm Bill Program Specialist
AMA, CSP, RCPP

443-482-2916 (W)
443-875-7169 (C)

Sabrina Albright

Program Assistant

301-733-7276

Engineering

Engineering Coverage

Coverage Map

Allan H. Stahl

State Conservation Engineer

443-482-2912 (W)
443-845-0135 (C)

Jacob Dieguez

Assistant State Conservation Engineer

443-482-2940 (W)
301-846-8095 (C)

Megan Porter Engineer

443-482-2904 (W)
443-477-1230 (C)

Ecological Sciences and Conservation Planning

Patricia Engler

State Resource Conservationist

443-482-2929 (W)
443-758-3584 (C)

Christy Brown

State Conservation Agronomist

443-482-2936 (W)
443-521-3249 (C)

Stephen V. Strano

State Biologist

443-482-2928 (W)
240-997-3951 (C)

Ramon Ortiz-Rodriguez

State Planning Specialist

443-482-2962 (W)
443-927-6074 (C)

Gretchen Esbensen GIS Specialist

443-482-2906 (W)
443-223-3129 (C)

Rebecca Fortiz Administrative Assistant for Resources and Engineering 443-482-2922

Soils

MLRA

Phillip S. King

State Soil Scientist
Delaware/Maryland/Washington DC

1221 College Park Drive, Suite 100
Dover, DE 19904-8724

302-678-4172 (W)
302-363-9251 (C)

William D. Cowherd

Assistant State Soil Scientist

443-482-2931

James E. Brewer
(Talbot County)

Resource Soil Scientist

410-822-1577

Ann Rossi
(Talbot County)

Resource Soil Scientist 410-822-1577

Valerie Cohen
(Beltsville)

Soil Scientist 301-504-2276

Public Affairs

Genevieve Lister

State Public Affairs Officer

443-482-2911 (W)
443-569-2931 (C)

Cara Newcomer Public Affairs Specialist 443-482-2921

FPAC Business Center Team Members

 

Laurie D. Blasky

Budget Analyst

443-482-2918

Denise Brooks

Contract Officer

443-482-2917

Samone M. Scanlon

Purchasing Agent

443-482-2919

Jean Howard

Human Resources Assistant

443-482-2932