Alan L. Harris
Acting State Director for West Virginia
Alan L. Harris is the Acting State Director of USDA Rural Development in West Virginia. Mr. Harris was designated Acting State Director by the Chief Operating Officer in January 2021. Previously, Mr. Harris served as an Area Director for USDA Rural Development in West Virginia from April 2003 to January 2021 and as a County Supervisor and Assistant County Supervisor prior to that. With more than 30 years of experience in Rural Development, he brings to the position his experience as a dedicated and knowledgeable public servant dedicated to the residents of the Mountain State. As Acting State Director, Mr. Harris uses his leadership experience to oversee Rural Development programs in a customer-focused manner to promote prosperity in rural West Virginia.