Position/Title:Equal Opportunity Specialist
Office:Equal Opportunity Staff
Location:1214 Waterfront Centre
Phone Number:(202) 720-3028
Fax Number:(202) 720-6954
Latoya Hicks is an Equal Opportunity Specialist on the Equal Opportunity Staff (EOS). Ms. Hicks is responsible for the administration, planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the overall NIFA Equal Opportunity Programs, and providing operational accountability and compliance assurances for the Agency. As such, she participates in the EEO/Civil Rights (CR) Compliance Reviews conducted by the EOS staff and the Department's Office of Civil Rights. Ms. Hicks also provides EEO/CR consulting support and diversity and inclusion training, as needed, to land-grant partners and other institutional recipients. She also serves as NIFA's Hispanic Special Emphasis Program Manager and the EOS Liaison to NIFA's Diversity & Inclusion Working Group.