Policy

USDA Rural Development State Directors Named

This table identifies State Directors for U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development offices named by the Biden Administration as of January 20, 2022. These positions do not require Senate confirmation.

HAC will keep this list up to date as we learn of new appointments. Please send additions or corrections to HAC staff.

 

STATE STATE DIRECTOR
Alabama (AL) Nivory Gordon, Jr.
Alaska (AK)
Arizona (AZ) Charlene Fernandez
Arkansas (AR)
California (CA)
Colorado (CO) Armando Valdez
Connecticut (CT)
Delaware (DE) David Baker
Florida (FL) and Virgin Islands (VI) Lakeisha Hood
Georgia (GA) Reggie Taylor
Hawaii (HI) and Western Pacific
Idaho (ID) Rudy Soto
Illinois (IL) Betsy Dirksen Londrigan
Indiana (IN)
Iowa (IA) Theresa Greenfield
Kansas (KS)
Kentucky (KY)
Louisiana (LA)
Maine (ME) Rhiannon Hampson
Maryland (MD) David Baker
Massachusetts (MA)
Michigan (MI) Brandon Fewins
Minnesota (MN)
Mississippi (MS)
Missouri (MO) Kyle Wilkens
Montana (MT) Kathleen Williams
Nebraska (NE) Kate Bolz
Nevada (NV)
New Hampshire (NH) Sarah Waring
New Jersey (NJ)
New Mexico (NM) Patricia Dominguez
New York (NY) Brian Sheldon Murray
North Carolina (NC) Reginald Speight
North Dakota (ND)
Ohio (OH) Jonathan McCracken
Oklahoma (OK)
Oregon (OR) Margaret Hoffmann
Pennsylvania (PA) Bob Morgan
Puerto Rico (PR)
Rhode Island (RI)
South Carolina (SC) Saundra Glover
South Dakota (SD)
Tennessee (TN) Arlisa Armstrong
Texas (TX)
Utah (UT)
Vermont (VT) Sarah Waring
Virgin Islands (VI) Lakeisha Hood
Virginia (VA)
Washington (WA) Helen Price Johnson
West Virginia (WV)
Wisconsin (WI) Julie Lassa
Wyoming (WY)