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Office of the Chief

Leonard Jordan, Regional Conservationist (East)Associate Chief for Conservation, Leonard Jordan

Leonard Jordan is NRCS’ Associate Chief for Conservation.  In this role, Leonard leads the agency’s conservation mission area, including all of NRCS’ conservation programs. More..








Tom Christensen, Regional Conservationist (Central) Associate Chief for Operations, Tom Christensen

Tom Christensen serves as the Associate Chief for Operations.  In this position, he is the Chief Operating Officer for NRCS and functions on behalf of the Chief with responsibility for directing and overseeing the agency’s budgeting and financial management; human resources management; acquisitions, procurements, and management services; information technology; emergency response and continuity of operations; strategic planning and accountability; employee development and training; and, enterprise business initiatives. More..