From left: Fred Pfaeffle, Deputy Assistant Secretary Civil Rights, Robin Heard, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, Sarah Bittleman, Senior Advisor to the Secretary, Ann Wright, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Congressional Relations, Oscar Gonzales, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, Harris Sherman, Under Secretary, Natural Resources and Environment, Matt Paul, Director, Office of Communications, Krysta Harden, Chief of Staff, Ed Avalos, Under Secretary Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Dr. Joe Leonard, Assistant Secretary Civil Rights, Ann Mills, Deputy Under Secretary, Natural Resources and Environment, Judith Canales, Deputy Under Secretary, Rural Development, Lisa Pino, Deputy Administrator of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, John Holiday, Chief Financial Officer, Karis Gutter, Deputy Under Secretary, Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services and Kevin Concannon, Under Secretary, Food Nutrition and Consumer Services. Kneeling form left: Doug OâBrien, Deputy Under Secretary, Rural Development, Janey Thornton, Deputy Under Secretary, Food Nutrition and Consumer Services and Jerold Mande, Deputy Under Secretary, Food Safety Inspection Service. Members of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsackâs cabinet kicked-off the Feds, Farmers and Friends Feed families campaign at the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 to support the great need of donated food this summer. Starting June 1 through August 31 United States Department of Agriculture employees, farmers and friends are joining together to combat hunger at USDA offices throughout the country. The goal this year is 2 million pounds of food nationwide. FedsFeedFamilies@opm.gov and www.FedsFeedFamilies.gov. USDA photo by Bob Nichols.
April 30, 2014