Rachel M. Santos, State Executive Director

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Rachel M. Santos, State Executive Director

State Executive Director

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355 East Hancock Ave
STOP 100
Athens, Georgia 30601-2775
(706) 546-2266
(855) 409-5735

Photo of GA State Executive Director, Rachel M SantosRachel McLocklin Santos was appointed by the Trump Administration to serve as the state executive director of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Georgia in August 2020.

Prior to her appointment, Santos served as the chief of staff and the director of policy, government, and corporate affairs at the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Additionally, she worked as an aide to U.S. Senators Saxby Chambliss and David Perdue, with a focus on agriculture, natural resources, and other related policy issues. Santos has also held positions with the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Santos attended the University of Georgia where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics, along with a minor in environmental law.

Santos is a native of Statham, Georgia, where she was raised on a beef cattle farm. She currently resides in Oconee County with her husband, Trevor, and their young daughter.