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Area Outreach Diversity and Equal Opportunity (ODEO) Program Manager Contacts
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For information regarding outreach and recruitment initiatives in specific areas, please contact the corresponding individual listed below for that location: 


Midwest Area

Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin    

Melinda Nunnally

(970) 413-4629  

National Agricultural Library
Jenny Allen
(301) 504-6507

Northeast Area
Beltsville, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Research Locations; Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia
Jenny Allen
(301) 504-6507

Pacific West Area
Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
Janis Lewis
(510) 559-6003

Plains Area
Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming
Alan Cohen
(970) 492-7098

Southeast Area

Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee
Jessica Loggins
(706) 546-3614

Special Emphasis Programs
Debra Owens-Coleman
(979) 220-8043

Washington, D.C.
Debra Owens-Coleman
(979) 220-8043