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USDA Officials Tour North Dakota

USDA Officials Tour North Dakota

Posted on June 4, 2013 by

SchneiderUSDA Rural Development State Director for North Dakota Makes Stop in Fargo

Fargo, ND—-Jasper Schneider, USDA Rural Development State Director for North Dakota made a stop in Fargo on Monday. Schneider was hosting a tour of North Dakota for the benefit of Tammye Treviño, USDA Administrator for Housing and Community Facilities Programs. Treviño is also touring several states this week and is promoting USDA housing programs taking the opportunity to see the success of USDA programs in North Dakota and other states.

Jasper Schneider became the North Dakota Director for USDA Rural Development in 2009.   Before taking a position at the USDA, Jasper served North Dakota’s Legislative District 21 in the state House of Representatives. Schneider also developed a successful law practice and worked as legal counsel to U.S. Senator Kent Conrad. Prior to practicing law, Jasper worked for Cisco Systems as an entrepreneur and started a successful information technology company that provided online reviews and support for innovative hardware.

In 2009, President Obama appointed Schneider to work as North Dakota’s State Director for USDA Rural Development. Schneider has been focusing his role to build upon North Dakota’s successes through Rural Development’s numerous resources and programs. Schneider’s work has created new opportunities, job development for businesses and has created access to hundreds of millions of dollars to enhance and build vital infrastructure in the state of North Dakota.

The People’s Press Project had the opportunity to interview Jasper Schneider in a Fargo, ND stop on Schneider’s and Treviño’s tour of North Dakota.

More Information

For More Information about Schneider and his work as USDA Rural Development state director for North Dakota, visit the site below:

http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/ND_StateDirector.html

Trevio-001USDA Official Tours ND

Tammye Treviño, USDA Administrator for Housing and Community Facilities Programs toured North Dakota this week with Jasper Schneider, USDA Rural Development state director for North Dakota.  Treviño’s stop is one of many in a tour of several states where she is being shown the success of USDA programs and it is taking the opportunity to promote USDA housing programs.

In 2009, Treviño was appointed to her position at the USDA by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.  Treviño is also the current CEO of FUTURO, anUvalde, Texas, nonprofit organization that was organized to develop and implement a 10-year strategic plan for community and economic development.

Treviño serves on the President Obama’s Task Force on the Status of Puerto Rico and serves as Secretary Vilsack’s representative on the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. Treviño  also serves on several Federal working groups, including Single Family Housing and rental policy.

As a native of Pearsall, Texas, Treviño felt at home in the rural nature of North Dakota.  On Monday, June 3, 2013, she was happy to take an opportunity to
interview with the People’s Press Project.

For More Information

For More information about Tammye Treviño, USDA Administrator for Housing and Community Facilities Programs, Click the link below:

http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/HCFP_Administrator.html

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