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Basil Gooden

MEMBER SINCE: 2017

Basil Gooden profile headshot

Director of State Operations for Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Former Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry, Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia State Director, Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Chief Deputy Director, Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, Commonwealth of Virginia; Coordinator of Outreach and Community Relations, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; Extension Specialist, Virginia Cooperative Extension.

History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Director of State Operations
Rural Development
U.S. Department of Agriculture
7/22/2021
Present
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
Commonwealth of Virginia
Former State Director
Rural Development
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Chief Deputy Director
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinator of Outreach and Community Relations
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Extension Specialist
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Primary Sector of Expertise

State

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Public Service Spotlight

Public Service Spotlight: Basil Gooden

Season: 1 Episode:53 | May 10, 2021

Show Notes:

On this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Basil Gooden, to discuss his career in public administration including his time at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and as the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry for Virginia.