Carlos Suarez

State Conservationist (State Director), Senior Executive Service at USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Carlos Suarez has worked for the Natural Resources Conservation Service for more than 30 years. He began his career with NRCS in the summer of 1990 as a student trainee in Puerto Rico. Mr. Suarez has extensive experience serving in a number of technical and leadership positions, domestically and internationally, including serving as State Conservationist in California and in Florida, Deputy State Conservationist in Nebraska and California, Assistant State Conservationist for Field Operations in Wisconsin, Farm Bill Program Manager in Indiana, and Soil Conservationist and District Conservationist in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Mr. Suarez also temporarily held two US Department of Agriculture positions: Acting Director for the Pacific Islands Area and the Acting Director for the Stewardship and Community Development Division at USDA Headquarters.