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ARS Administrator's Council

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Administrators   Area & NAL Directors   Program Support & Operations  
Simon Liu Simon Liu
Portrait of Archie Tucker Archie Tucker
Southeast Area
Lorna Drennen
Acting Deputy Administrator,
Administrative &
Financial Management
Portrait of Joon Park Joon Park
Acting Associate Administrator for Research Operations
Larry Chandler Larry Chandler 
Plains Area
Michael Arnold Michael A Arnold 
Budget & Program Management Staff
Office of the Administrator
Steven M. Kappes Steven M. Kappes 
Associate Administrator, 
National Program Staff 
Alberto Pantoja Alberto Pantoja,
Midwest Area
Brian Nakanishi Brian Nakanishi
 Deputy Assistant Administrator, 
Office of Technology Transfer
Jeffrey Silverstein Jeffrey Silverstein 
Deputy Administrator
National Program Staff 
Animal Production and Protection
Thomas Shanower Thomas Shanower
Northeast Area
Mari Gomez Mari Gomez
Acting Chief of Staff
Pamela Starke-Reed Pamela Starke-Reed 
Deputy Administrator
National Program Staff 
Nutrition, Food Safety and Quality
Tara McHugh Tara McHugh Director, Pacific West Area Robert Matteri Tracey Troutman
Office of Outreach, Diversity and Equal Opportunity
Nora Lapitan Nora Lapitan
Deputy Administrator 
National Program Staff, Crop Production and Protection
Paul Westor Paul Wester
National Agricultural Library
Heather Gossel Heather Gossel
Office of Communcations
Marlen Eve Marlen Eve
Deputy Administrator 
National Program Staff Natural Resources & Sustainable Agricultural Systems
    Marquea King Marquea D. King
Office of Scientific Quality Review
Ingrid Watson Ingrid Watson 
Acting Director
Office of International Research Engagement and Cooperation