John Baker, TX SEE Enrollee

Long-time Texas resident and Region VI SEE Enrollee, John Baker began his career in the U.S Army at Fort Hood, Texas where you can follow his development from a Confinement Officer at the Fort Hood Stockade to Company Commander of the 518th Military Police Battalion, responsible for establishing a Security Command Post in Duncanville, Texas. At an interesting point in Dallas-Ft. Worth history (commemorated in the plaque pictured below), Mr. Baker’s command post was...

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Michael Jones, VA ACES Enrollee

I was born and spent my entire childhood in rural Southside Virginia near a community called Purdy, VA. My rural background and love for the natural world, and all its resources, have been solidly ingrained in me by my family since early childhood. Growing up on the banks of the Nottoway River was every farm boy’s dream and a reality for me. I attended Virginia Tech and received a B.S. Degree in Forestry and...

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Marlene White, KS SEE Enrollee

Marlene White is a Level 4 SEE Enrollee for Region 7 EPA in Lenexa, Kansas and has been with the SEE Program for eight years. Moreover, Marlene has a distinction few of us hold. She has served in the Waste Enforcement and Material Management Branch since she began work as a SEE Enrollee. Marlene now serves as Office Manager for the Branch and provides administrative support in the area of information management. Her work...

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Eleanor Yeomans, GA ACES Enrollee

Why do you like working as an enrollee? As an enrollee in the ACES program I feel a tremendous sense of pride and accomplishment at the end of each day. I feel like I have a purpose, I know that my skills are valued and are essential to the NRCS team. Over the past 25 years I have had the privilege of working with many fantastic landowners and NRCS employees. The role that NRCS...

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Chris R. Shook, PA ACES Enrollee

When Huntingdon County, PA District Conservationist, Jim Steward, had an opening in his office in 2006 during the ACES Demonstration Project, he knew just the type of person he needed. He did not have much time to train anyone; he needed someone who could hit the ground running. Enter Chris Shook – currently a Level 2 ACES enrollee in the Huntingdon County office. Jim had met Chris on several occasions at various conservation meetings...

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