National Director of Outreach

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National Director of Outreach

J. Latrice Hill

National Director of Outreach
Farm Service Agency
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C.

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J. Latrice Hill was selected to serve as the National Director of Outreach for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) in 2013. As Director, she establishes program outreach policy and maintains oversight of FSA outreach activities nationwide.

Hill began her federal career as a county office clerk with FSA (formerly Farmers Home Administration). She later served in the positions of loan officer and district outreach coordinator where she was responsible for determining feasibility, assessing financial situations and risks, approving and servicing borrower farm loan accounts for six counties. With a strong background in communications and passion for serving others, Hill was later selected to serve as the FSA State Public Relations and Outreach Specialist, overseeing outreach activities in 71 counties. While in MS, Hill was appointed by two US Secretaries of Agriculture to serve on the National Advisory Committee for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers for three two-year terms.

Hill has received several awards and recognition for her collaborations and work with rural farmers, organizations and students. Notable accomplishments include the Emerson Congressional Hunger Center's Policy Leadership Award, Secretary's Award for work with local and regional food systems, Administrator's Team Award for Farm Bill Outreach and many others.

A native of Mississippi, Hill earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Belhaven University. She maintains residences in Virginia and Mississippi.

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