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TDA Staff Bios

Executive Offices
    Drew DeBerry, Deputy Commissioner
    Shannon Rusing, Chief of Staff

Office of Policy and External Relations 
    Kelly Faulk, Director of Policy and External Relations

Office of Internal Audit
    Nicole Campbell, Director of Internal Audit

Food and Nutrition 
    Angela Olige, Chief Administrator for Food and Nutrition

Trade and Business Development
    Bryan Daniel, Chief Administrator for Trade and Business Development
    Mary York, Administrator for Marketing and International Trade
    Rick Rhodes, Administrator for Rural Affairs 

Agriculture and Consumer Protection Division
     David Kostroun, Chief Administrator
     Stephen Pahl, Administrator for Consumer Protection
     Randy Rivera, Administrator for Agriculture Protection and Certification
     Jennifer Bailey, Director Gulf Coast Region
     Becky Dempsey, Director North Texas Region
     Ken Weidenfeller, Director South Central Texas Region
     Jose L. Sanchez, Director Valley Region
     Bob Tarrant, Director West Texas Region

Business Operations
     Administrative Services
          Ed Kelly, Chief Administrative Officer
          Christopher Sims, Deputy Administrative Officer
     Financial Services 
          Heather Griffith Peterson, Chief Financial Officer 
          Shelia Latting, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
     Legal Services
          Dolores Alvarado Hibbs, General Counsel
          Stephen Dillon, Lead Deputy General Counsel
          David Gipson, Deputy  General Counsel for Enforcement

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