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Dr. Tom Shanower

Associate Area Director

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Dr. Hao Tran

Associate Area Director

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Dr. Tom Shanower is one of two Associate Area Directors in the Pacific West Area. He joined the PWA in February 2015 from his previous position as Center Director at the USDA-ARS Center for Grain and Animal Health Research in Manhattan, Kansas. Associate Area Directors assist the Area Director in providing leadership and line management to the programs and staff in the PWA.   

Contact Information:

Tom.Shanower@ars.usda.gov Phone: (510) 559-6063 Fax: (510) 559-5634 Room 2034 USDA, ARS, PWA 800 Buchanan Street Albany, CA 94710-1105 

 

Dr. Hao Tran is one of two Associate Area Directors in the Pacific West Area. Associate Area Directors assist the Area Director in providing leadership and line management to the programs and staff in the PWA. Hao joined ARS in August 2016, following 30 years with USDA Forest Service Research and Development. Prior to joining ARS, he was Assistant Director for Research at the Northern Research Station (NRS).

Contact Information:

Hao.Tran@ars.usda.gov Phone: (510) 559-6071 Fax: (510) 559-5779 Room 2026 USDA, ARS, PWA 800 Buchanan Street Albany, CA  94710-1105