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Basil Gooden

MEMBER SINCE: 2017

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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 Policy Areas

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

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.