|Members- Cathy Lonaberger|
Office of the Administrator (OA)
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CATHY LONABERGER is Secretary to the Administrator, Agricultural Research Service (ARS). ARS is the principal research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ARS is charged with extending the Nation's scientific knowledge across a broad range of program areas that affect the American people on a daily basis.
Prior to joining the Office of the Administrator in February 1998, Cathy worked with the Associate Deputy Administrator (ADA), Natural Resources and Sustainable Agricultural Systems, on the National Program Staff (NPS). While in NPS, Cathy was very active in the Organizational Secretarial Advisory Council--serving as ADA Secretary Advisor, Vice-Chair, and Chair. She also participated in the Secretarial and Clerical Program Results Team initiated by Dr. Karl Stauber, former Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics.