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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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The North Atlantic Area of the Agricultural Research Service encompasses twelve research locations from Maine to West Virginia. The Area Director provides executive leadership of the Area's scientific program and management of personnel and infrastructure required by the program. This is accomplished by: 1) Participation with the Administrator and Deputy Administrators in determining, prioritizing, and developing the research programs. 2) Staffing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating accomplishments of those programs. 3) Leadership and operational accountability within the Area for all programs and related activities, workforce safety, and environmental protection. This leadership responsibility includes operational planning, direction, and evaluation of research to implement programs in the Research Management Units. The Area Director participates in development of a complex national strategic plan for agricultural research in the Agency, and assures the plan is executed with coordination, cooperation, and integration of research with associated land-grant organizations, other Federal agencies, public entities, and private and international sector institutions. For more information about the Area Director's Office, click here.

The Area Administrative Office provides a comprehensive administrative management program to support the North Atlantic Area's multidisciplinary research programs. The Area's administrative management program encompasses the full range of functions including personnel and resource management; budget formulation, execution and financial management; foreign and domestic travel management services; procurement and contracting program; extramural research agreements program; real property management, safety, occupational health and environmental protection programs; and automated data processing support services. For more information about the Area Administrative Office, click here.

The Area Office is housed at the
Eastern Regional Research Center (ERRC)

Directions (link to ERRC Website)

About the surrounding area


Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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