Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

Agency Quality Officials

Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS)

Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Quality of Information Officer

USDA/FSA, Room 3086-South

1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

Quality of Information/Peer Review Web Site:
http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=
home&subject=iq&topic=landing

E-MAIL: askfsa@custhelp.com
FAX: (202) 720-8254

Peer Review Officer
Ed Rall, Acting Director
Economic and Policy Staff


Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

Quality of Information/Peer Review Officer
Sally Klusaritz, Public Affairs Division
USDA/FAS, Mail Stop 1004
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20250-1004

Quality of Information/Peer Review Web Site:
http://www.fas.usda.gov/infoquality.asp
E-MAIL: sally.klusaritz@fas.usda.gov
FAX: (202) 720-1727

Webmaster
PHONE: (202) 720-9445
FAX: (202) 720-1727


Risk Management Agency (RMA)

Quality of Information Officer
Chad Sheridan
USDA/RMA/Stop 0801
Room 6792-South
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20250

Quality of Information Web Site:
http://www.rma.usda.gov/aboutrma/qoi/
E-MAIL: chad.sheridan@rma.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-1451
FAX: (202) 690-2818

Peer Review Officer
Byron Anderson, Associate Administrator, RMA
Peer Review Web site: http://www2.rma.usda.gov/aboutrma/qoi/
index.html#peerreview

Webmaster
PHONE: (202) 690-4271
FAX: (202) 690-2002


FOOD, NUTRITION, AND CONSUMER SERVICES (FNCS)

Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)

Quality of Information Officer/Peer Review
Steven Carlson, Director
3101 Park Center Drive
Alexandria, Virginia 22302
Phone: (703) 305-2756
Email: steve.carlson@fns.usda.gov

Quality of Information Web Site:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/information_quality.htm
Peer Review Web Site: http://www.fns.usda.gov/ora/peerreview.htm
E-MAIL: webmaster@fns.usda.gov
FAX: (703) 605-0793

Peer Review Officer
Rich Lucas
Office of Research and Analysis
3101 Park Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22303
Phone: (703) 305-2017
Email: Richard.Lucas@fns.usda.gov


Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP)

Quality of Information Officer/Peer Review Officer
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Colette I. Rihane, MS, RD
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
US Department of Agriculture
3101 Park Center Drive, Rm 1034

Quality of Information/Peer Review Web Site:
http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/InformationQuality.htm
E-MAIL: colette.rihane@cnpp.usda.gov
PHONE: (703) 305-2403
FAX: (703) 305-3300

Webmaster
David Herring
E-MAIL: david.herringk@cnpp.usda.gov
PHONE: (703) 720-0328
FAX: (703) 305-3300


FOOD SAFETY (Food Safety)

Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)

Quality of Information Officer/Peer Review Officer
Gina Kouba, Program Analyst
Office of Policy, Program and Employee Development
Issuance Staff
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250

Quality of Information Web Site: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/footer/policies-and-links/information-quality
Peer Review Web site and Agency Agenda: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/footer/policies-and-links/information-quality
PHONE: (202) 690-6510
E-MAIL: Gina.Kouba@fsis.usda.gov

Webmaster
Craig Stoltz
E-MAIL: craig.stoltz@fsis.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 690-6188
FAX: (202) 690-3908
PHONE: (202) 205-3178

Nicolas Dinatle
Nicolas.dinatle@fsis.usda.gog
PHONE: (202) 205-3178


NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT (NRE)

Forest Service (FS)

Quality of Information/Peer Review Officer

USDA Forest Service
Sharon Parker, Strategic Planning and Assessment Analyst
Research and Development
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington D.C. 20250-1143

Quality of Information Web Site: http://www.fs.fed.us/qoi
Peer Review Web Site: http://www.fs.fed.us/qoi/peerreview.shtml
E-MAIL: sparker01@fs.fed.us
PHONE: (702) 340-7864

Webmaster
Donavan Albert
E-MAIL: dalbert@fs.fed.us
PHONE: (202) 205-1407 FAX: (202) 205-0885


Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Information Quality Officer
Benjamin Smallwood
USDA, NRCS
National Pest Management Specialist
Organic Systems NRCS – Ecological Sciences Division
P.O. Box 2890
Washington, DC 20013

Quality of Information/Peer Review Web Site:
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/
detailfull/national/about/?cid=nrcsdev11_000881

E-MAIL: benjamin.smallwood@one.usda.gov
FAX : (202) 720-7838
PHONE: 202-720-1858

Peer Review Officer
Lawrence Clark, Deputy Chief for Science and Technology, NRCS

Webmaster
Elisa O’Halloran
elisa.ohalloran@wdc.usda.gov
George Couch
George.couch@az.usda.gov
E-MAIL:
PHONE: (602) 309-7892


RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND ECONOMICS (RE&E)

Agricultural Research Service (ARS)

Includes: National Agricultural Library (NAL) and National Arboretum (NA)

Quality of Information Officer
Tracy Havermann, Program Analyst
Agricultural Research Service
AGRICULTURE RESEARCH SERVICE
GWCC-BLTSVL
5601 SUNNYSIDE AVENUE
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705

Quality of Information/Peer Review Web Site:
http://ars.usda.gov/qoi.html
E-MAIL: tracy.havermann@ars.usda.gov
PHONE: (301) 504-4575

Peer Review Officer
Dr. Caird E. Rexroad
Associate Administrator
Caird.Rexroad@ars.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-3658
FAX: (202) 720-5427
Room 302-A, WHITTENBG
1400 INDEPENDENCE AVE., SW
WASHINGTON, DC, 20250

Webmaster
Jill Philpote
E-MAIL: jill.harmon@ars.usda.gov
PHONE: (301) 504-5683 FAX: (301) 504-5554


Webmaster
Kelly Altarman
E-MAIL: kelly.harmon@ars.usda.gov
PHONE: (301) 504-5788 FAX: (301) 504-7473


National Institute for Food and Agriculture

Quality of Information Officer
Scott Elliott
USDA/NIFA/OA , 305-A Whitten Bldg.
1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20250

Quality of Information/Peer Review web Site:
http://www.nifa.usda.gov/about/info_quality.html
E-MAIL: selliott@nifa.usda.gov
PHONE: 202-720-7185 FAX: 202-690-0289S

Peer Review Officer
Anna Palmisano
Deputy Administrator
Competitive Programs

Webmaster
John Snyder
E-MAIL: jsnyder@nifa.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-2047 FAX: (202) 690-0289


Economic Research Service (ERS)

Quality of Information Officer
Ephraim Leibtag, Deputy Director for Research and Product Coordinator
USDA Economic Research Service
355 E Street SW
Washington, DC 20024

Quality of Information Web Site:
http://www.ers.usda.gov/AboutERS/QualityGuidelines.htm
E-MAIL: selliot@nifa.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-7185 FAX: (202) 690-0289

Peer Review Officer
Pat Sullivan
Economic Research Service
1800 M Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

Peer Review Web Site: http://www.ers.usda.gov/AboutERS/peerreview.htm
Email: Sullivan@ers.usda.gov
Phone: (202) 694-5340

Webmaster Mary Maher
E-MAIL: memaher@ers.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 690-5126 FAX:


National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

Standards Officer, USDA NASS
Pamela McGovern
USDA NASS
Room 5342, South Building
1400 Independence Avenue S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20250-2001

Quality of Information Web Site: http://www.nass.usda.gov/About_NASS/
Information_Quality_Guidelines/index.asp

Peer Review Web Site: http://www.nass.usda.gov/About_NASS/index.asp
E-MAIL: quality@nass.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-8853
FAX: (202) 720-6396

Webmaster
Corey Jenkins
E-MAIL: corey.jenkins@nass.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 690-3099 FAX: (202) 690-1311


RURAL DEVELOPMENT (RD)

USDA RD
Karen Priestly
E-MAIL: Karen.Priestly@wdc.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-1075
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Mail STOP 0705
Washington, DC 20250

Quality of Information Web Site: http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/RDQuality-of-Information.html

Business and Cooperative Programs >
Quality of Information Officer
USDA/RBS, Room 5045-S
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250-3201
E-MAIL: jordan.lianides@wdc.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-1914
FAX: (202) 692-0275

Housing Programs
Quality of Information Officer
USDA/RHS, Room 5014-S
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250-0701
E-MAIL: lou.paulson@wdc.usda.gov
PHONE:(202) 260-6553
FAX: (202) 690-0500

Utilities Programs
Quality of Information Officer
USDA/RUS, Room 4051-S
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250-1510
E-MAIL: administrator@rus.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-9540
FAX: (202) 720-1725

Community Development Programs
Quality of Information Officer
USDA/OCD, Room 266
300 7th Street SW
Washington, DC 20250-3203
E-MAIL:CDPWebmaster@usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 619-7980
FAX: (202) 401-7420

Peer Review Officer
Richard A. Davis, Director of Program Support Staff
Peer Review web site: http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rd/qoi/scienceinfo.html

Webmaster
Karen Priestly
E-MAIL: karen.priestly@wdc.usda.gov
FAX: (202) 690-4083


MARKETING AND REGULATORY PROGRAMS (MRP)

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

Quality of Information/Peer Review Officer
USDA/AMS, Room 3077 South STOP 0201
Erin Morris, Deputy Associate Adminsitrator
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, D.C. 20250

Quality of Information/Peer Review Web Site: http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/
ams.fetchTemplateData.do?template=
Template&navID=InformationQuality&rightNav1=
InformationQuality&topNav=
AboutAMS&leftNav=&page=InformationQuality&resultType=
&acct=AMSPW

E-MAIL: erin.morris@ams.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-4276
FAX: (202) 720-8477

Peer Review Officer
Erin Morris, Deputy Associate Administrator


Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Connie Williams, Chief, Planning, Evaluating, and Monitoring
Quality of Information/Peer Review Officer
4700 River Road, Unit 120
Riverdale, MD 20737

Quality of Information Web Site: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/footer_items/quality_info.shtml
Peer Review web site and Agency Agenda: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/peer_review/index.html
E-MAIL: Connie.M.Williams@aphis.usda.gov
PHONE: (301) 851-3087


Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA)

Quality of Information/Peer Review Officer
Support
Mary Alonzo, Director, Technology & Science Division
10383 North Ambassador Drive
Kansas City, MO 34153

Quality of Information Web Site: http://www.gipsa.usda.gov/GIPSA/webapp?area=
home&subject=iq&topic=landing

Peer Review web site and Agency Agenda: http://www.gipsa.usda.gov/GIPSA/webapp?area=
home&subject=iq&topic=pr

E-MAIL: mary.c.alonzo@usda.gov
PHONE: (815) 891-0463
FAX: (816) 872-1253

Webmaster
Dana Stewart
E-MAIL:dana.b.stewart@usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-5091
FAX: (202) 205-9237


Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR)

Quality of Information Officer
Queen Victoria Kavanaugh, Section 508 Coordinator
USDA/OASCR, Date & Records Management Division (DRMD)
Reporters’ Bldg. 4th Floor, Suite 400
300 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024-9410
E-MAIL: queen.kavanaugh@ascr.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 690-0425



Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

Quality of Information Web Site:
http://www.usda.gov/ocfo/qltyinfo/report.htm

Jon M. Holladay, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
USDA/OCFO, Room 143-W
Whitten Building 1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20250

E-MAIL: Pat.HEALY@usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-0727 FAX: (202) 720-9997

OCFO National Finance Center (OCFO-NFC)

Quality of Information Web Site:
http://www.usda.gov/ocfo/qltyinfo/report.htm

John S. White, Director National Finance Center
13800 Old Gentilly Road
New Orleans, LA 70129
E-MAIL: john.white3@usda.gov
PHONE: (504) 426-0120
FAX: 504-255-5548

Office of the General Counsel (OGC)

Quality of Information Officer
Charlene Buckner, Director,  Administration and Resource Management
USDA/OGC, Room 107-W, Whitten Bldg.
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

E-MAIL: charlene.buckner@ogc.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-6324

Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

Quality of Information Officer
USDA/OIG, Room 117-W, Whitten Bldg.
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

E-MAIL: david.gray@oig.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-7431
FAX: (202) 690-1278

Webmasters
Carolyn Williams
E-MAIL: carolyn.williams@oig.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-8678
Kimberly Din
E-MAIL: kimberly.din@oig.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-8670
FAX: (202) 690-2271

Office of Communications (OC)

Quality of Information Officer

Ron DeMunbrun
USDA/OC, Rm. 402-A, Whitten Bldg.
1400 Independence Ave, S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

E-MAIL: ron.demunbrun@oc.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-4623
FAX: 202-360-3962

Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

Quality of Information/Peer Review Officer
Deputy Chief Information Officer
USDA/OCIO, Rm. 414-W, Whitten Bldg.
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

Web site: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/qi_guide/index.html
PHONE: (202) 720-8833
FAX: (202) 690-1915

Office of the Chief Economist (OCE)

Includes: World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB)

Quality of Information Officer
Joseph Glauber
USDA/OCE, Whitten Bldg., Rm 112-A
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250-3800
Quality of Information Web Site: http://www.usda.gov/oce/infoquality.html
E-MAIL: jglauber@oce.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-4164
FAX: (202) 690-4915

Peer Review Officer
Jim Schaub
Director, Office of Risk Assessment
and Cost Benefit Analysis

Peer Review Web Site and Agency Agenda: http://www.usda.gov/oce/peer_review/index.htm

Webmaster
Brenda Chapine
E-MAIL: bchapin@oce.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-5447
FAX: (202) 690-3160

Office of Budget and Program Analysis (OBPA)

Includes: Alternative Agricultural Research Corporation (AARC)

Quality of Information Officer
Mike Young
Mark Zito
USDA/OBPA, Room 101-A Whitten Bldg
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC20250-4212

E-MAIL:mike.young@obpa.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-3323
FAX: (202) 720-6067

Peer Review Officer
Mark Zito

Office of Executive Secretariat (OES)

Quality of Information Officer
Peer Review Officer
Maureen Wood, Deputy Director
USDA/OES, Room 116-A, Whitten Bldg.
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20250

E-MAIL: maureen.wood@osec.usda.gov
PHONE: (202) 720-7100
FAX: (202) 720-2166

National Appeals Division (NAD)

Quality of Information Officer
USDA/NAD
Christopher Vargas, IT Support Specialist
3101 Park Center Drive, Suite 1124
Alexandria, VA 22302

Quality of Information Web Site: http://www.nad.usda.gov/qi_guide.html
Peer Review Web site: http://www.nad.usda.gov/q_I_peer_review.html
E-MAIL: christopher.vargas@nad.usda.gov
PHONE: (703) 305-1605
FAX: (703) 305-2825