Equal Opportunity Staff
The Equal Opportunity Staff (EOS) provides national leadership and guidance to ensure that NIFA and its Land-Grant partners comply with federal and USDA non-discrimination laws.
- Conduct on-site compliance reviews at land-grant universities
- Collect program and employment data
- Ensure that research and extension program grant recipients have equal access to all program services
- Manage citizens’ discrimination complaints at land-grant colleges and universities
- Serve as primary liaison to the USDA Civil Rights Office