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Focus Teams


General info about teams

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  • Act as liaisons across Division and NCSS
  • Provide leadership, guidance and coordination with their specified area of activity
  • Serve as a repository of information in specified area of activity
  • Coordinate with other teams to ensure continuity of activities, training and information exchange
  • Supplement and enhance activities of regional and local board of advisors (BOA) and management teams (MGT)
  • Provide a national perspective to regions and teams
  • Report directly to Steering Team
  • Develop and maintain website
Contact button. David Lindbo, Director, Soil Science Division, USDA-NRCS, Washington, DC
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Steering Team

  • David Hoover, Director, NSSC, USDA-NRCS, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Chad Remley, SSR 5 Regional Director, USDA-NRCS, Salina, Kansas
  • Eva Muller, SSR 4 Regional Director, USDA-NRCS, Bozeman, Montana
  • Cory Owens, State Soil Scientist, USDA-NRCS, Portland, Oregon
  • Debbie Surabian, State Soil Scientist, USDA-NRCS, Tolland, Connecticut
  • Wade Bott, State Soil Scientist, USDA-NRCS, Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Larry Laing, U.S. Forest Service, Washington, DC
  • Mickey Ransom, Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Joey Shaw, Professor, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • Mike Robotham, National Leader, Technical Soil Services, USDA-NRCS, Washington, DC