Office of External Affairs Contacts

Press Inquiries: 202-690-0498 or 202-690-1384
Congressional Inquiries : 202-720-0999

USDA Rural Development
Office of External Affairs
1400 Independence Avenue, SW., MailStop 0705
Washington, D.C. 20250-0705

Director: Marie Wheat
Deputy Director: Freddie Mack
Special Assistant to the Director: Cheryl Gamboney
Administrative Officer: Edgar Vazquez
Confidential Assistant: Kiki Adams

Legislative Affairs:

Legislative Specialist: Leslie Brown

Legislative Specialist: Eugenia Bettis

Legislative Specialist: Shawn Drury

Public Affairs

Communications Manager: Jay Fletcher

Public Affairs Specialist: Weldon Freeman

Public Affairs Specialist: James Pendleton

Web Content Manager: Karen Priestly

Public Affairs Specialist: Thanh-Thanh Pham

Public Affairs Specialist:  Kelly Edwards 

Publications

Publications Manager:  Steve Thompson

Materials Handler: Jon Hall

Public Affairs Specialist: Anne Todd