Federation of Southern Cooperatives
Land Assistance Fund


Administrative Office
2769 Church Street
East Point, GA 30344

(404) 765-0991
FAX (404) 765-9178
Ralph Paige Executive Director
Linda Cavitt
Finance Director,
Jacqueline Ward
Executive Assistant
Cornelius Blanding
Field Director
Gordon Drennan
Internal Auditor
Eboni Thomas Admin Assistant    
Rosemary Barnes Admin Assistant Angela Brown Online Service Director

Rural Training & Research Center
PO Box 95
Epes, AL 35460

(205) 652-9676
FAX (205) 652-9678
John Zippert Director of Program Operations
Debra Eatman Center Logistics Coordinator
Ethel Giles Coordinator, Alabama State Association of Cooperatives
Pam Madzima Director of Rural Cooperative Development Program
Joelette C. Crawl Forestry Development Specialist
Dr. Susan K. Bambo Director of the Agroforestry Center
Aaron Hodge Outreach Specialist
Stanley Moore Land Loss Outreach Specialist
Alice Paris Director of Membership
Jerry Burton Beginning Farmer Outreach Specialist
Veronica Freeman Clerical Assistant
George Paris Outreach Specialist
San Artis Rural Cooperative Development Program Assistant
AmeriCorps VISTA Members: Zack Carter, Angela Brown, Daisybelle Quinney, Augustus Townes, Anya Johnson, and Barbara Robbins

Carrie Fulgham General Manager PLBA Housing Development & Management Corporation, Karl Wiley Maintenance

Georgia Field Office
PO Box 3092
Albany, GA 31706

(229) 432-5799
FAX (229) 439-0894
Cornelius Key State Coordinator
Catherine Kendrick Agricultural Specialist
Marquis Harris Agricultural Specialist

Mississippi Field Office
PO Box 22786
Jackson, MS 39225
(601) 354-2750
FAX (601) 354-2777
Ben Burkett State Coordinator
Myra Bryant
Executive Director
Conston Scott
Agriculture Specialist
Daisy Garrett, Outreach Specialist
Darnella Burkett-Winston Cooperative Field Specialist (LA)
Kimberly Crisler Director of Finance
Savannah Jackson-Hales
Cooperative Development Specialist
Latanya Toomer
Director of MAMP, MA Agriculture Mediation Program
Tywan Arrington Director MS Small Business Utilization Project
Nitu Srivastava
Information Technology Specialist

Job Announcement - Epes Office

Director of Outreach and Forestry Programs needed at Federation of Southern Cooperatives/LAF Rural Training and Research Center, Epes, Alabama. Director provides outreach and technical assistance to underserved small and limited resource landowners. Enhances economic returns and plans development for family farmers in agriculture, forestry, forage and livestock. Implements education and training programs for cooperative and rural community development, sustainable land management and peer-to-peer learning among landowners. Masters degree in Forestry, Forest Resource Management, Agricultural Economics or related degree or foreign equivalent education and two (2) years experience working directly with farmers/landowners in agricultural development, research and resource development from public and private sources. Salary and benefits negotiable based on skills and experience. Send CV to John Zippert, PO Box 95, Epes, AL 35460; or jzippert@federation.coop.


Florida State Office

Monica Rainge State Coordinator

Louisiana State Office

Bruce Harrell, Agriculture Specialist-LA Asset Building Project


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